Strolling through charming Toronto during fall

Brick filled historic Roncesvalles, Toronto, Ontario-003

I happen to live 1 hour east of Vancouver, BC. It’s a big, beautiful vibrant city! Or so I’ve heard. Would you believe I’ve only made my way that way for bus tours as a kid, or sporadic needs such as the airport? I know. I KNOW! However, this directionally challenged country girl has just […]

Taking in the stunning Wailea Beach Path (with video)


If you happen to be in Maui, don’t miss out on the amazing and free Wailea Beach Path, which takes you for a long meandering walk along the ocean and through the edge of some fabulous resorts! Take in our tour! Hi! Not quite Aloha any longer since I am officially back home in Oh […]

Permission to thrive


When I first arrived in Maui, the two big aloe vera plants beside my outdoor lanai had seen better days. I’ve frequented this condo many times over the years and honestly, their current state shocked me.  They were both orange and dry. I honestly thought they were on their way out.  So I decided to […]

On being back in Maui

Kamaole Beach 2 in Kihei, Hawaii

Week one here on the island is already a wrap. Can you even believe that?! Right now, I’m kinda running to all my familiar hotspots and just getting a lay of the land once again.  I attempted a journal blog post. It was fun and rather therapeutic, however I’m not sure where something that detailed […]

A dreamy white shiplapped lake cottage at Cultus Lake, BC


A dreamy white shiplapped lake cottage at Cultus Lake, BC For those following me on Instagram stories, I KNOW you are waiting for this tour. And I’m finally delivering! I needed a getaway. Quickly. I scoured the internet for a condo in Maui first. Of course… When that didn’t pan out with my yesterday timeframe, […]