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Working from home vs working in an office

How I Learned to Eat Clean and Healthy

About a year and a half ago I went from working from home back to a full-time office job. It was a tough transition for both myself and my beastie. Going from choosing my own schedule and work times, with 2-hour mid-day hikes with Roxie to sitting at a desk ...

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China Beach on Vancouver Island

Day Trip: China Beach, Vancouver Island

As with all the beaches in this part of the world, China Beach, Vancouver Island has it’s own features and characteristics that make it an easy favourite for many. I have a pretty long shortlist of the best beaches on Vancouver Island, and China Beach is one of them. How to Get ...

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Shakeology: Finally, a Health Shake I Can Drink!

Over the past 4-or-so years, I have searched high and low for a protein/health shake that both tastes good and doesn’t make me feel like crap. I’ve probably tried over a dozen different options (including whey protein, plant protein, pea protein, rice protein, sport energy shakes, vegan shakes, etc.) searching ...

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10 Ways to Make Drinking Water More Fun!

Let’s face it, water is tasteless and can sometimes be a boring choice when choosing a beverage, but it’s a necessity of life for all of us. I’m going to bet that most of us (me included) could drink more water in our daily lives, and with so many other ...

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Recap: The 2016 Canada Cup XC Race at Bear Mountain

If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that I’m a huge Olympics junkie and have a great respect for athletic talent. So when the first Canada Cup XC Race of 2016 was hosted in my backyard in partnership between Cycling Canada, Cycling BC and Bear Mountain Resort (an Ecoasis Development ...

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Bear Mountain Canada Cup XC Race 2016

Get ready for a weekend of rad riding at Bear Mountain Canada Cup XC Race! WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST) – Add to Calendar WHERE: The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa, Victoria – View Map The Canada Cup series is designed to ...

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The View from Middle Beach Lodge Tofino

Weekend Getaway: Middle Beach Lodge, Tofino BC

You’ll find Middle Beach Lodge at the end of Mackenzie Beach Road in Tofino, BC on Vancouver Island. I headed here a few weeks ago with a group of girlfriends for a much needed weekend of beach walks, food, wine, and relaxation. Tofino is always a perfect weekend getaway destination ...

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Welcome to Wits End Retreat in Victoria, BC

A while back, we were invited to stay at Wits End Retreat for our first bed and breakfast getaway together. Every aspect of our stay exceeded our expectations! From the location, to the grounds and accommodation to the food, our experience was outstanding! The grounds of the B&B are absolutely stunning with ...

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Terry Fox - 35th Anniversary

Terry Fox: 35 Years of the Marathon of Hope

2015 marks the 35th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope.  Although most Canadians know who Terry Fox was and of his incredible legacy, here’s a quick introduction. Terry Fox was a young man from Port Coquitlam, BC who was diagnosed with bone cancer forcing him to have his leg amputated 6 inches above the ...

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BearTrax Event on Bear Mountain

BearTrax at Bear Mountain Resort

This weekend (July 31 to August 2, 2015) I will be up at Bear Mountain Resort for the BearTrax Freeride Mountain Biking Festival contributing social media and photography services to the event. BearTrax at Bear Mountain is the biggest biking event (so far) that the resort hosts annually. BearTrax (formerly known as Jumpship) will showcase ...

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