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Fishhook Restaurant Victoria BC and a visit from a friend

February 12, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fishhook Restaurant This week I met up with a longtime friend, almost 20 years now, Cary, who was visiting from Toronto, at Fishhook Restaurant in Victoria BC. Fishhook is a fabulous, cozy restaurant serving local seafood in the heart of downtown Victoria BC on Fort Street. We enjoyed sablefish pakoras to start and then Cary […]

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Book Store Vlog and Best Coffee Alternative in Victoria BC

February 5, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Book Store Vlog This week I am going to take you to my favourite bookstore and my favourite cafe in Victoria BC. As a non-coffee drinker I am looking for fabulous coffee alternatives when I go to a cafe as well as a comfortable sit down experience. As for bookstores, I do own a kindle, […]

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Hockey Night in Canada – Vlog 100

January 15, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Hockey Night in Canada One incredibly Canadian thing to do is to go and see a hockey game. Going to watch a hockey game is about as Canadian as poutine. While it is not one of my favourite things to do, Tim loves to go and see a hockey game. Here in Victoria it is […]

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Trying Korean Fried Chicken in Victoria B.C.

January 8, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Trying Korean Fried Chicken One thing we have noticed is that you love our food vlogs. You love it when we go to bakeries and you love to talk about food! So we thought we would bring you more food this year in our vlog. Starting out in 2018, we thought we would try out […]

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Salt Spring Island in the Winter – Vlog 98

January 1, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Salt Spring Island This Christmas decided to take a holiday on Salt Spring Island. It was the perfect getaway. We spent most of our time resting in front of a fire in our cabin, but we did get out and about on the island a bit too. One of our favourite outings everytime we go […]

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Festive Guide to Victoria BC: Best Bakeries and Ice Cream

December 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Best Bakeries and Ice Cream To finish off our Festive Guide to Victoria BC we are going to share with you our favourite festive treats in Victoria BC. We will start with my absolute favourite, the best ice cream in Victoria BC. Kid Sister ice cream closes from November through March, however they are open […]

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Festive Guide to Victoria BC: Gingerbread Showcase

December 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Gingerbread and S’mores Over the next few weeks we are going to be sharing with you are favourite festive traditions in Victoria BC. One of our favourite things to do each year is to go to the Gingerbread Showcase. This event brings together professional and amateur bakers from all over Vancouver Island. The event is […]

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Festive Guide to Victoria BC: Christmas Truck Parade

December 4, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Christmas Truck Parade Over the next few weeks I want to share with you my festive guide to Victoria BC. These are our favouite things to do in Victoria B.C. at Christmas. Victoria really gets into the holiday spirit every year with lots of parades, decorations and fun things to do for the holiday season. […]

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4 Days until Dressember! The high cost of fast fashion and Ethical Alternatives

November 27, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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4 Days until Dressember With only four days until Dressember I joined my friend, fellow Dressember team member, Sherry Scheideman (and clinical counselor here in Victoria BC) and we headed to Ola Dubois pop up shop. My husband, Timothy West was the photographer for the event. Dani from Ola Dubois www.oladubois.ca combines her passion for […]

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Behind the Scenes Location Photoshoot Abandoned Church

November 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Photo shoot Abandoned Church This week I tagged along with Tim on one of his fashion photography photo shoots to get some photographs for Dressember. We drove to the Cowichan Valley to an abandoned church for our amazing on-location photo shoot. This abandoned church provided a beautiful backdrop to be able to take photos for […]

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