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Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

It’s actually pretty exciting, standing on the fresh grass waiting for the rolling drumbeat of the hooves hitting the ground as they come past you while you try to spy if your number is in the lead. Did we win? We won! Or, to be more accurate, we picked the winner. Actually, to be really […]

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Why We Had a Destination Wedding

I remember standing in the middle of the room and smiling. I had stopped to take everything in for a moment and it was perfect. The log-framed room was warm and softly-lit from the lights in the antler chandeliers, the stone fireplace off to the side, and the low candles on the tables. Greenery and […]

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The end of a wonderful trip

It has been an amazing trip to North America! We spent the first two weeks of our trip finalising wedding details and plans, with some skiing in between including demoing and purchasing new skis.  In the evenings, I spent time with family I don’t normally see because I live overseas.  The third week was our […]

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Ski Trip March 2019 Preview: Wedding Bells

It’s only a few weeks in to the 2018/2019 North American ski season and it has been off the charts – literally!   My social media feeds and newsletters are full of resorts announcing massive snowfalls in the Rocky Mountains, earlier than usual resort and terrain opening dates.  I really hope this keeps up and that […]

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Book in Advance for a Cheaper Holiday

I’ve always been more of book-last-minute kind of traveler, but recently I’m discovering that there are real benefits and savings if you make the effort to lock in parts of your holiday further in advance.   I think I have traditionally been reluctant to book a trip more than a few months prior for a few […]