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Chefs Across the Water 2014

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Two of my favourite things — Okanagan wine and Salt Spring Island — are coming together on June 16th as Hastings Country House Hotel launches its Chefs Across the Water series for the season. Chefs Across the Water 2014 The 5th Annual guest chef program brings distinguished chefs to the Hastings House kitchen for a […]

Salt Spring in the City Giveaway

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One of my favourite places on the planet is bringing its talented artisans to Vancouver in March and I couldn’t be more excited. Salt Spring in the City will take place March 14th to March 16th at Heritage Hall on Main Street and will showcase the hottest artisans from this stunning island with over 30 […]

Winter Getaway to Hastings House

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. A portion of our stay at Hastings House was complimentary. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

There are the vacations you take to get away, to explore, or to experience something new, and then there are those that make you feel right at home even though you’re rather far from your front step. When John and I settled in for an (extra) long weekend at Hastings House Country House Hotel on […]

Ruckle Provincial Park Photowalk

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With every visit to Salt Spring Island, John and I explore another corner of this Gulf Island gem with wonder and enthusiasm. During our recent December visit it would have been pretty easy to sit in front of our wood-burning fireplace at Hastings House all day but once the clouds parted and the sun beamed […]

Christmas on Salt Spring Island

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This week I’m heading over to Salt Spring Island to enjoy the third annual Glowtini competition. Bartenders and mixologist from the lovely isle will compete to tantalize taste-buds with a custom cocktail created specifically for Salt Spring Islanders and guests this holiday season. The Glowtini contest will begin at 8:00pm on Thursday, December 5, 2013 […]