mac·a·ron noun: a small round cake with a meringue-like consistency, made with egg whites, sugar, and powdered almonds and consisting of two halves sandwiching a creamy filling. OLLIA MACARONS & TEA When it comes to the elusive french macaron, the popular Calgary based confectionery, Ollia Macarons & Tea, is a master. A dynamic French-Canadian duo, […]
“There is something about the outside of a horse, that is good for the inside of a man.” -Winston Churchill- There is something nostalgic about walking the grounds of a stable, the earthy mixture of dirt and hay, manes and tails. It is the sound of hooves, the neighs and the nickers. A blow of […]
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn- Situated along the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, lies a beach town with a vibe of surf and soul, a place of fire dancers and flip flops, body boards and open air patios with a view. It is a place to […]
Discovering authentic connection at Mount Engadine Lodge, located in the back country of Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada.
“People who love to eat are always the best people.” -Julia Child- If you ask me to list my favorite things in life, food ranks somewhere between my family, travel and a decently priced bottle of Moscato. For me, food is so much more than the smell of fresh basil, the taste of a rich rose sauce or the appeal of a […]
Only a true Canadian would don four layers, 5 lb boots, a parka and a smile in order to fully embrace temperatures of minus 20 in which to explore frozen water. For fun. And pay to do so. So what exactly is that monstrous, cascading wall of winter that looms behind us? That would be the incredible work of the creative minds behind Utah-based Ice Castles. This is the second year for […]
“Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” -Brad Paisley- Another year come and gone. The last day of 2016 has arrived, and it is a day I cherish. Not because of a party, we never did commit to any of the invites. Not because of needing to […]
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Tommy Douglas- HELLO WORLD, MEET CALGARY… As a family from the Edmonton area, we enjoy the fun rivalry between our cities; Eskimos vs. Stampeders, Oilers vs. Flames, but when it comes down to it, we absolutely love […]
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” -Hans Christian Anderson- Travel is all about opportunity. It’s the opportunity to learn not only about a destination but about ourselves. It’s about taking chances, and how we choose to […]
#Fiseworld is a jam packed adrenaline rush. Crowds cheering, beats pumping, and riders crushing some serious stunts, it’s a weekend you’ll never forget.