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Oliver BC Wine Tour Itinerary

If you’re looking to do your own self-guided Oliver BC wine tour (with a designated driver of course), here is a sample itinerary of a few wineries in close proximity to each other. I’ve included a stop at Tinhorn Creek so you can pop in for lunch at the famous Terrafina bistro for some wood-fired pizza. Rust A winery after my own heart. I love the...

Best Wineries with Restaurants in the Okanagan (Naramata + Oliver)

There is nothing better than spending a summer afternoon in the Okanagan wine touring. While the wine brings the crowds, The Okanagan Valley wineries have some incredible restaurants that feature locally sourced, sustainable, and seasonal ingredients. I felt obligated to put in the research and curate a list of the best wineries with restaurants in...

What you need for the first month with a newborn

As I neared the 40-week mark of my pregnancy, I was in full nesting mode and my anxious mind kept wondering “what do I REALLY need for the first month with a newborn?” The baby industry and perfectly curated Pinterest boards make you think you need it all, including a perfectly decorated nursery, but at the end of the day, there are only a few essential...

10 Plant-Based Travel-Inspired Recipes I’ve tried and loved during Quarantine

As 2019 came to a close, I spent time dreaming up all the destinations I wanted to check off the travel list in 2020. A honeymoon in Bora Bora. A weekend in Palm Springs. A trip to Costa Rica. Road trips to Seattle to watch the Mariners. However, in mid-March, as the Covid-19 headlines starting dominating the news, and the words shutdown, quarantine,...

Our Citrus Themed Wedding in Palm Springs, California

What feels like day 758 of quarantine has me dreaming of simpler times, specifically, our citrus themed wedding in Palm Springs just months ago. Palm Springs has been a special place for my husband and me for the entirety of our 7-year relationship. It’s not just a sunny destination a few hours away but a second home, housing memories of our life together...

The Best Restaurants in Penticton, British Columbia

Penticton has changed a lot in the last five years, with new restaurants popping up providing a much-needed refresh to the culinary scene. Chefs from Vancouver and other areas of Canada have identified this corner of the Okanagan Valley as an up and coming place with untapped potential. With baby boomers retiring and millennials opting to purchase...

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Palm Springs Wedding

Thinking about planning a Palm Springs wedding? There aren’t many places on earth with the kind of magic Palm Springs brings. The soft desert sun casting a glow on the chocolate mountains (hello dreamy wedding photos at golden hour). Breezy palm trees. 350+ days of sunshine a year. The vast number of picturesque venues with character and charm, everything...

The Best Palm Springs Wedding Venues and Estates

The Best Palm Springs Wedding Venues Today I’m sharing the best Palm Springs wedding venues, not only as a frequent visitor and former resident, but also as someone who planned a Palm Springs destination wedding last fall. Thinking about getting married in Palm Springs? I’ve compiled a list of Palm Springs wedding venues and Palm Springs wedding estates...

Thrifting Tips: My Top 7 tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Today’s post is all about thrifting tips! Thrift store shopping has quickly become one of my favorite ways to buy clothing, both to develop more of a unique style, and more importantly to be more environmentally friendly. Clothing and fast fashion are one of the fastest-growing waste streams. The fashion industry has played a critical role in the negative...

Travel with TrustedHousesitters: A Pet and House Sitting Platform for Travelers

As someone who has always grown up with pets in the family, I know how stressful and challenging it can be to make travel plans. Whether it’s for work or leisure, it is tough to leave pets behind and not worry about their wellbeing. My dog gives me those sad puppy dog eyes when I drop her off at daycare for a few hours, so the thought of leaving her...

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