Aloha! Patrick and I embarked on our first international trip together to the island of O’ahu in Hawaii! Here’s how our journey went: What we saw, did, and ate:  1. Vancouver: we had a 10 hour delay in Vancouver which we called our bonus vacay. We visited the steam engine clock which was interesting and … More Hawaii 

Pincher Creek

Patrick got a job filling in for a mat leave for his dream position! He will be teaching junior drama, senior art, grade 10 English, and computers. The bitter part is that it is 3.25 hours away so we won’t see each other every day, but there is the weekend! The sweet part is, it’s … More Pincher Creek

Birthday in Banff 

For my birthday this year, Patrick surprised me (but ended up telling me a couple of days before) with a weekend in Banff. It was such a wonderful weekend. Patrick really made it special and relaxing (thanks, my love!). Here are some highlights from our trip: 1. It was only -3, super sunny with blue … More Birthday in Banff 

Christmas Eve Morning 

Before we embarked on our surprise journey home, we pre-celebrated Christmas in Drumheller. Our first Christmas in Alberta! Thank you again to our families for all the thoughtful cards and gifts! New traditions we started this holiday season:  – make each other advent calendars  – drink hot chocolate with Bailey’s every time we play Twilight … More Christmas Eve Morning