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Nairn Falls, Whistler BC

Nairn Falls

I’ve been to Whistler more times than I can count, but this weekend my aunt was visiting from the Netherlands, and I spent the weekend being a tourist in the Whistler area. So, after meeting up with my family on Friday afternoon, we headed out to the Nairn Falls provincial ...

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Hosreshoe Bay Sunset

Exploring New Territory

This summer I’ve been truly appreciating this beautiful place that I live in. As a result I’ve have been inspired and made the commitment to explore a new place every weekend. This began with Canada Day long weekend. I didn’t exactly explore a new place that weekend, but rather a ...

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Spider-Man Cake

Getting Creative With Cake

I had an amazing Canada Day long weekend with my family, complete with two birthday celebrations, for which I was on cake duty. Being more of a pie baker, the cake thing was new to me, but I think I pulled it off nicely. My nephew is a huge Spider-Man ...

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch

Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch

With just over a year until the 2014 Winter Games (389 days), the torch was unveiled last night, as we slept here in Vancouver. The torch has a fun, modern and elegant design, and I, personally, am loving that they used the traditional Russian red! The Olympic torch’s Paralympic counterpart ...

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2013-Resolutions

2013 Resolutions

I’ve never been one to set serious resolutions for myself when ringing in the new year, but for some reason, this year feels different. So, in the spirit of change and with the goal of creating an amazing and inspiring life, I’ve come up with some goals for 2013. Less ...

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2013 Resolution #1: Less Text, More Quality Time

I was thinking the other day about what habits I’d like to break in 2013. Aside from being healthier and more fit, and other usual resolutions, my thoughts landed on spending more quality time with the people I care about. When analyzing why the quality time feels like it’s missing, ...

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A Personal Favorite of Roxie

Roxie at the park, a photo by mariskar on Flickr. It was a beautiful fall day at the park! Sunshine on one side, and dark, moody clouds on the other. Gotta love Instagram for the added effects.

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Muiden, Holland

Muiden, Holland, a set on Flickr.

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London 2012 Olympic Summer Games

      London Olympics 2012, a set on Flickr.

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A Side Trip to London and the 2012 Olympics

Earlier this summer I took a last minute, unexpected trip to the Netherlands for family reasons. It just so happened that it was timed perfectly with the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. So I thought to myself, “should I go to London?” The answer, of course, was, “hells yes, you ...

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