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Travel | Tofino

Tofino is a truly special place to me. It holds many meaningful memories, of life changing times. I visited for the first time, nearly 10 years ago on a surf trip with friends when I was dating Terry. It's no secret that I adore the ocean, so it was a love-at-first-sight kind of trip. Every time I've returned since, it reminds me of when my hubby and I were dating. It's also a place...
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Adventure | Lindeman Lake

Yesterday was one of those days I want to remember. You know the days where your heart feels full, you're surrounded in beauty, with your favourite people- doing what you love? Yup, it was one of those days.  Terry, Hurley and I woke up to another day of gorgeous sunshine and decided it was finally time to check out Lindeman Lake (which has been on my list of places to explore for years).  Hurley was...
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Explore | Cliffside

Having grown up in the Fraser Valley, I have all sorts of tucked-away spots that I frequent on a regular basis. In some of these spots, I've made major life decisions, created collections and occasionally had an epiphany or two ;) My friend and photographer Iulia moved to Canada from Romania in 2006 and because of this, she views the landscape in British Columbia with fresh eyes. It's refreshing to be around someone who appreciates...
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Travel Journal | California Winter

Living in BC, right now it's the time of year that is a bit.... (not sure how else to put it)...gloomy.  If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you know what I'm talking about. I absolutely adore the lush greenery but during this time of year it's cold, raining for months straight, grey and usually when I'm trying to design my next collection! It's not the greatest equation to feel creative especially as someone...
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≪ Back Roads Explorer ≫

One of my favorite ways to recharge after a busy week is to hit the open road. Adventure is never far off.  There's something about being outside where your lungs can truly breathe. Time slows down. The air is crisp. Life feels simple again. There's a stillness that is humming with life. The music of the birds bounces off the water. Sun pours down and towering trees give perspective.  I love to pack up...
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Road Trip Essentials

Adventure is worthwhile in itself ~ Amelia Earhart Summer is officially here. Wanderlust has set in.  The open road beckons, but just one question... what to bring? 1. Annie Studs- great for low maintenance style and the moonstone matches with everything!    2. Zachary Necklace- I never take mine off   3. Kalani Rings (X2) and Still Loved Ring- Stack them up   4. Messy bed head curls - you are on vacation!  5. Flip flops- for lots of walking and exploring.   6....
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