My husband and I recently drove up to Kelowna to celebrate our 4th anniversary! I thought I would go through a few fun things things that we did + my favourite spots to visit.
After the drive, the first thing we did was stop for some food! We went to the Craft Beer Market, they have an amazing patio and the beer selection was crazy! It’s right in the downtown strip and has a view of the lake – what’s not to love.
We drove up to the top of Knox Mountain and the view was so beautiful! Theres a few lookout points that you can drive to, or you can hike up a bit to get to the very top!
We also went to the Kasugai Garden which was super cute! Its quite small, but the plants are beautiful, and the whole thing is very well maintained. Also, its free!
Lastly, my absolute favourite part of the trip was going to Kangaroo Creek! The animals are so sweet, and they all seem to be very well cared for.
Petting the kangaroos + holding the baby joeys was honestly such an amazing experience. They are so freaking cute, and surprisingly soft!
In addition to the kangaroos they also had capybaras, maras, goats, a very friendly emu, some exotic birds and a little sugar glider!
Have you been to Kelowna? Tell me your favourite things to do in the area!
Until next time,
Last weekend my husband and I had the pleasure of getting together with Jaleesa Matteazzi to take some couple photos in Fort Langley! We braved the chilly weather and I am so glad we did. I love the photos so much.
Jaleesa made shooting feel easy (which is amazing, because I always feel super awkward!), and captured the little in between moments which I love!
Here are some of my favourite shots from the photoshoot, and definitely check Jaleesa’s photography page here!
Until Next Time,
As I said before in my last post, this year as part of my back to work/school preparation I’m setting goals for myself. I’ve never been big on setting goals for the year because I always second guess myself, and focus on my failures. That being said, this year is going to be different (at least I hope so)! My goals are more so focused on my own well-being versus being focused on specific milestones.
If theres anything I’ve learned from the past year it’s that I’m not taking care of myself, and I’m putting myself under too much pressure. My anxiety has been at an all time high, and I’ve been getting sick for the last few months (non-stop). So this year I want to take time to put myself first, and really focus on my health and happiness.
September is right around the corner, and in the spirit of back to school I thought I would share some of my must haves to start the year off! For me September is a busy time of year, not only do I work at an elementary school, but I’m also taking classes so its back to work + school for me. The adjustment to get back into a routine can be a bit tricky, especially when I’ve been off for the last two months. There are a few things that help me get back into the groove of things – here are my back to school must haves:
A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of getting together with Steph Schulz (Steph Schulz Photography) to take some photos of my husband and I. We wandered around downtown Abbotsford + Old Hand to get some casual + candid shots.
I absolutely love how they turned out, so I thought I would share some of my favourites here on the blog!
Living in a small space can leave me feeling a little challenged when I want to change it up simply because it’s difficult to move furniture around (there just isn’t anywhere else to put it); so when I stumbled upon Urban Walls I was honestly thrilled at the idea of switching it up without moving or painting anything! Urban Walls is a local company here in Vancouver, they create incredible wall decals (everything from polkadots to swans!), and all you have to do is stick them to your walls!