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The Magnolia Hotel: Spring Break for Grownups Package

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. We did receive a media package and media rate for the hotel stay. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Our wedding anniversary is fairly close to Valentine’s Day but John and I have decided that each year we’ll celebrate our holiday instead of the other. With the date drawing near we wanted to find a special getaway destination and it wasn’t long before we decided on Victoria, recently named “Most Romantic City in Canada“. […]

WinterBites Music and Winter Festival Comox Valley

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WinterBites Music and Winter Festival in the Comox Valley runs January 16th to January 31, 2014 with a series of activities and events that will warm your spirits and entertain the family this season. WinterBites Music and Winter Festival The Comox Valley is known for its farm-to-table restaurants and fresh seafood, outdoor adventures, its arts […]

Jon and Roy Holiday Special

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The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time for the 5th annual Jon and Roy’s Holiday Special! This year’s lineup features CBC Radio 2 Drive’s Rich Terfry (aka Buck 65), Horse Feathers, Mother Mother’s Ryan Guldemond with guests, and Scott Stanson and David Lang of Current Swell. The event will be a revue, […]

Col Chris Hadfield Book Tour Vancouver Dates

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Recent Commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris Hadfield, will be coming through Vancouver in November during his North American book tour. Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space, his use of social media, and his ability to explain life on the ISS to the masses using videos and songs. […]

Cathedral Grove Photowalk

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Cathedral Grove is a trail network looping through an old growth forest in MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. 50 minutes north west from Nanaimo, and about 20 minutes from Parksville, it’s split by Alberni Highway 4, which is the route to Port Alberni and Tofino. The name “Cathedral Grove” appeared in correspondence to the […]

Blogger Profile: Deidre Tansey

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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and this week I reached out to a former teacher of mine who is making […]