Tag: westcoast

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…

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…

Sweater Weather and Mom Jeans

It is here. Sweater Weather. The weather that allows us as a people to finally wear sweaters. It just isn’t appropriate or socially acceptable to rock a sweater until the world (or Starbucks) gives us the green light. The only thing that could possibly take sweater weather from a 9 to a 10? You guessed…