Year: 2013

My Week-Long Test Drive: The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

When Chevrolet contacted me a few weeks ago and invited me to test drive a Cruze for a week, I wasn’t sure what to expect. On our trip to Hawaii last November, J and I rented a Cruze… Read More

Autumn Visit to Shamrock Farm

One of my family’s absolute favourite annual traditions is a visit (or two) to Shamrock Farm in the autumn. Pumpkins are plentiful, the garlic is harvested and the barn is ready to welcome everyone in time for Halloween…. Read More

We’re Gettin’ Hitched!

From what many people tell me, having engagement photos taken is a trend that seems to have sprung out of my generation. While some don’t see the point, I can think of countless great reasons to step in… Read More

“Be Skin Happy” At Bare Essentials Skin Bar

With a few very busy work weeks in my rearview mirror, I had been looking for a quick way to de-stress my mind (and my skin). Around that time, an e-mail popped into my inbox from Amy Sahota,… Read More

Labour Day Long Weekend in Victoria and a Visit to Magnolia Hotel & Spa

It wasn’t so long ago that, here on the coast of British Columbia, we were frolicking in sunshine and warm temperatures. Though it appears that cool and wet autumn weather has arrived, nothing warms me more than awesome… Read More