Tag: family

Victoria Trip Part II

  Our ‘Victoria Trip’ Sunday featured High Tea at the Empress Hotel. We don’t kid around with High Tea at the Empress Hotel. Rules: No pants (Mother missed the memo on this one – she endured moderate shunning and heckling). Vintage furs/stoles/hair style/general appearance is greatly encouraged. Heels = thisshouldneverhavetobeclarified. Tea is great, but champagne…

Victoria Trip Part I

  Photo journal of a girls-getaway in Victoria, BC. Many thanks to our dear Auntie – who was gracious enough to house and entertain us (and let us entertain her – because let’s face it, we’re a riot and an absolute treat to have around).   This gals retreat began with a day of thrifting and wandering…

Five Truths When Living With An Outdoors Man

   1. The Survival Snacks Are For Survival Turns out we have a difference of opinions when it comes to things like protein, calorie boosting, nutritional supplementing, energy bars. Where Kevin sees nutrients, long-lasting, ultra-filling, only-to-be-used sparingly, hiking snacks – I see chocolate. I see caramel bits. I see salty-sweet treats in shiny packages. Is…

A Birthday Abroad

Birthday’s at the Bristow House have recently evolved into very thematic/purposeful events within the past year. When you consider the fact that there are sixteen of us or so (?) – there have been many opportunities for us to let our freaky-weird-theme-flags fly (proudly – no shame here). This post documents one of these said…

We Who Brunch

Brunch Rules: Fabulous peoples. Delectable eats (smoked salmon, salami, Finn crisp, boiled eggs, various cracker spreads, fruit salad, coffee, homemade cinnamon buns…. Lots of drool) Aesthetically pleasing arrangements. Entertaining (if not stimulating) conversation. Be inspired. Go and brunch. Photos: Logan B and Josue Q