Travel Dairy: Big Island Part II

At the hotel I picked up the “Big Island of Hawaii Dining” in Paradise magazine. I was so excited when I saw one of the cover stories on Island Farmers Markets. Being in tropical paradise with heat and endless sunshine I couldn’t  imagine the abundance of fruit and veggies.I could hardly contain my excitement. When I opened up to […]

Travel Diary: Big Island Part VI

I hope everyone has been enjoying my travel blogs about the Big Island, Hawaii. I had a really hard time trying to condense our trip in to one or two blogs so that’s why we ended up with six!This is the final blog on Hawaii.Time for a teaser! The next few blogs are going to be […]

Travel Diary: Big Island Hawaii Part V

We are really loving Hawaii. The sun, heat, waves, and humidity are absolutely lovely. We live in Calgary, Alberta and it’s winter there, which means cold temperatures, snow, no-humidity, and mega dryness. When we left Calgary my hands were cracking and bleeding. So you can understand all the enthusiasm.I would highly recommend the Hilton Waikoloa if you are […]

Travel Diary: Big Island Hawaii Part IV

Today was a great day!After lounging at the Hotel for 3 days, enjoying the sun and water, we got in to our rental car and went exploring.First we loaded up a beach bag and headed to Puako Beach. It’s a public beach, quite small, and has a lot of trees covering the sand, thus making […]

Travel Diary: Big Island Hawaii Part I

We departed Calgary on January 3rd for the Big Island in Hawaii. Kevin and I haven’t been to Hawaii since our honeymoon 26 years ago. On our honeymoon we visited Oahu and Kauai, so we were excited to see a new island. My hubby was also really excited about seeing the Volcano.Our flight was to […]

Gluten Free in Invermere, BC

This weekend my husband and I spent the weekend in Invermere, BC with our dear friends, the Bowies. We had an amazing time with our friends hiking, eating, shopping and especially visiting. They also took us for a great tour of the area, which included a walk down main street.As always when I travel I […]

Weekend at the Chateau Lake Louise

This year for my husbands Christmas party we were lucky enough to stay at the Chateau Lake Louise, in Lake Louise Alberta. The Chateau for many years has been voted one of the worlds top ten hotels. For us it is a 2 hour drive from Calgary.I was nervous about spending the weekend without first inquiring […]

Trip to Vancouver and Seattle!

Last week 4 of us went on a holiday to Vancouver and Seattle. Vancouver to visit a dear friend and then on to Seattle to do some US shopping. As Canadians, we have for the last 5 years headed to the west coast and then down to the US. It is really only a 11 […]

Trip to Los Angeles

Well Kevin and I are back from our week in LA. We stayed at the lovely Belamar Hotel in Manhattan Beach. The weather was fantastic, and we basically relaxed in the sun and sand for the week.Eating Gluten-free for the week was no problem. I found that I could eat off most menus and did not get […]