My Cousin’s Wedding!

As I mentioned in a previous post, my cousin Eena got married this past summer (it is also her birthday month right now, so swing by her blog and drop a greeting hehe). My sister and I were part of her and her husband Chris’s wedding party. It was such a fun afternoon and evening.

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roll film one: trial and error

In April of this year, my grandpa gave me his film camera. I have been wanting to own one and to start shooting film, so I was incredibly excited! I love playing with the camera settings and enjoy the notion of not exactly knowing how a photo turns out (although I always hope they turn

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Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

“Don’t count yourself out this early […] You’re all sorts of things you don’t even know yet.”  ★★★★☆ The Book TJR’s most recent novel tells the story of famous 70’s rock band Daisy Jones & The Six – how they formed, their rise to fame and their shocking split at the height of their successful

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A Summer Celebration

As I’m writing this, the leaves are falling outside, the sun sets earlier and we’ve had several rainy days. Fall is a beautiful season, but this post is a little throwback to a sunny and warmer celebration this past summer. My family hosted a large beach potluck in July to celebrate three events: my sister’s

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Yosemite National Park

This summer, my family and I traveled to California to visit our relatives. The big event for this trip was my cousin Eena’s wedding (we’ll save that for another post!). The days leading up to Eena and Chris‘ wedding were just as eventful as the big day itself. Family and friends were flying in from

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Rustic and Colourful

Yay for hole-in-the-wall cafés!! One day in July, I met up with some friends and we swung by Le Marché St. George. It has a rustic exterior and is nestled in a quiet residential area just a few blocks off of Main Street in Vancouver. Le Marché St. George is also beautifully decorated inside. There

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Full Bloom: A Lavender Farm

I love flowers. Flower fields, flower farms, flower festivals. Years ago, my parents took my sister and I to this tulip festival in Washington. I remember running on the marked paths between the rows of tulips, and each row was a different colour. It’s such a beautiful and colourful memory. Last summer, we switched things

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Oh Hello Othello!

Last weekend my family and I drove out to Hope and hiked around Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park (the park is more commonly known as Othello Tunnels!). We’ve all been here before as a family, but that was years ago, and we were due for another visit. The tunnels were once a part of the Kettle Valley

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Molokaʻi by Alan Brennert

“I’ve come to believe that how we live with pain, or injustice, or death…is the true measure of the Divine within us.” ★★★★★ The Book Told from the 1890s well into the latter half of the 20th century, Molokaʻi follows Rachel Kalama, an adventurous Hawaiian girl who dreams of traveling the world just as her

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Happy Canada D’Eh!

My family and I, along with our family-friends, decided to drive down to Washington for the long-weekend. We all found it hilarious that we would be spending a small portion of Canada Day (July 1st) in the United States, but it definitely made for a less busy, less bustling and more relaxed celebration. We spent the

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