Travel Diary: Maui Packing List

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I am officially off on my first vacation of the year with Justin … MAUI!!! With all of the travelling that I do I’ve decided to start a travel diary so that I can share with you all of my travel information, favourite spots, packing tips and vacation essentials. If you don’t travel often picking the RIGHT place at the …

Whistler Diaries: Romantic Family Getaway

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As you know (if you follow Justin or I on Instagram) the three of us (Nacho too!) recently went to Whistler for a little romantic family getaway. It was completely unplanned but ended up being one of the most epic trips we have ever been on!! It was my first ever Four Seasons experience and I was completely BLOWN away. …

6 Steps To Beat The Monday Blues

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If you don’t know what Blue Monday is, it’s the third Monday in January (last Monday) and known to be the saddest day of the year. The buzz from the holidays is now over and the first month of the year is coming to an end. It can be REALLY hard for some of us to get back on track …

Tofino Travel Guide

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Tofino is one of my favourite places to visit. The best part is, there’s no bad season to go!!! The waves are great year round and the town is just as amazing in the storm season as it is in the summer. Depending on what you like to do i.e.: hunker down inside with loved ones or go outside and …

Day 12: Jilly 12 Days Of Christmas

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On the 12th and final day of Christmas, Santa Jilly and Cathay Pacific Airways are gifting to you … TWO Premium Economy class tickets from YVR Vancouver to JFK New York!!!!! This ladies and gentlemen is definitely one of our best giveaways to date!!! In my eyes, this is an opportunity and a trip of a lifetime … New York is …

Desert Accessory Guide

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Nothing beats waking up to crisp, fresh, cool air after a long weekend away in the desert. It was my Mom’s Birthday last weekend so Dad and I thought we’d treat her to a weekend away in Arizona with “the original three”!!!! I was headed down for a presentation on stage at the Scottsdale Promenade so why not make it into a little …

How To Wine Tour: Part 2

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At last … I am sharing Day 2 of the most amazing Wine Tour ever in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valley!!! What did you think of Part 1??? Did it make you want to get on the next plane and start touring yourself!? Well let me tell you … Day 2 just gets better and better. Although my liver may not …

10 Jet Setting Necessities

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Well incase you haven’t noticed … I travel A LOT … and while it might seem glamorous, most times, it’s not. My grandma Margie said to me the other day… Jillian, you are just like HORSESHIT, you are ALL OVER THE PLACE!!!! AHAHAHA … well sometimes after so many trips you feel like horse crap … your feet get swollen, …

How To Wine Tour: Part 1

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Planning a wine tour isn’t all fun and games…although the wine tour itself definitely is!!! There are a few key points you need to decide on right off the bat so that you are sure to create the best trip possible…. 1. Who are you going with? 2. How many days are you going for? 3. How far will you …

Mexico Diary Part 2: Going to the Spa…

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Going to the spa while on vacation is somehow so much more enjoyable and relaxing than while at home living our busy lives. Justin and I visited The Willow-Stream Spa while staying at the FAIRMONT Mayakoba… and the treatments were probably the best we’ve ever had… I can’t even begin to explain how wonderful it was!! I had the Honey in the Heart …

Mexico Diary Part 1: FAIRMONT Mayakoba

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Well…I can’t believe the time has come…..I am FINALLY on my way back home after an INCREDIBLE 14 days FULL of love vacation!!! We stayed in a few different spots, did lots of driving around, ate amazing food, met incredible people… learned SO much about culture and food!!! Of course, being a total FAIRMONT fan, I was so curious about …

Discovery of Entertainment on Cloud 10

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I have been doing SO MUCH travelling lately and wanted to share some tricks of the trade….if that’s what they call it!!! When you become a travel veteran (like myself) you figure out the perks of every airport, specific times down to the second of when to arrive, and more importantly how to dress and what to bring. Flying is …

My Maui Vacation Recap

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Every time I go to Maui I like to do a recap for you as I ALWAYS discover new and exciting things that I want to share!! Are any of you planning a Spring Break getaway?? If you are…I highly suggest Maui!! It is hot, safe, clean, and SO MUCH FUN!!!! It really is a place for all ages…depending on …

My Holiday Recap

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I just HAD to share some pictures and memories with you from this past Christmas. My heart is still BURSTING with love from what was such a different but WONDERFUL holiday! Usually, every year, we spend it with my Aunts, Uncles and Cousins in Kelowna. This year…I thought I would try something different. Mom, Dad and I…drove down to Calgary (with …

Leopard Love

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Happy Wednesday my lovelies!!! I’m back from Dallas and this leopard look I wore was just WAY too cute not to share!! Don’t let the cold weather get you down…you can still rock those skirts, as long as you pair them with super cute tights! Top via TopShop (similar) | Necklace via BaubleBar | Skirt (similar) | Boots (similar) | …

Girls Gone Maui…Part 2!!!

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Right where we left off…SO..Part 2…I mean we did do A LOT of lounging and relaxing but I have created a to do list JUST for you with the must stop’s and shop’s along the way!!! Enjoy…. 3. TO DO ALI’I KULA LAVENDER FARM – If you love lavender as much as I do then this is a must do!!! …

Girls Gone Maui…Part 1!!!

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Ok, SO I’ve been to Maui like…about a dozen times now. Everyone knows I love it. In fact, my family and I bought a little condo there about 3 years ago (which you can stay at too, info below) we love it so much. But…every time I’ve gone, I’ve gone with my family (which is fabulous but going to bed …

Rowena’s Inn on the River Giveaway!!!

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Click Here ahhhhhh…There’s something about close to home vacations that always seems to amaze me. I don’t know if it’s the short travel time, the stress free life style, or the relaxing feeling you get almost anywhere in BC. Rowena’s Inn on the River is DEFINITELY at the top of my list for quick and easy getaway’s. No matter what the case…I …