Archive of ‘Outdoors’ category

Coconut Chia Pudding

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Pudding for breakfast? Say what? Yes, it’s true! Thanks to those super healthy protein packed chia seeds, it’s possible to make scrumptious delights such as this Coconut Chia Pudding and eat it GUILT FREE for breakfast. Even better? You put it together the night before to give the chia seeds the chance to work their […]

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Via Ferrata Whistler

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At the end of last summer I had the opportunity to climb the Via Ferrata Whistler with Whistler Alpine Guides. I can tell you it was the experience of a lifetime and there were life lessons learned and reinforced all along the way! I’ve only climbed once before (on a large boulders in Arizona). This trip offered […]

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Embrace Winter!

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I have to be honest, when I lived in Calgary, Alberta and was first introduced to the idea of a snow picnic, I was sure my friends were stark raving mad. I thought, “Why, for the love of Pete, would I want to sit outside in sub-zero temperatures and have a picnic?” I was sure […]

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All Decked Out

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BEFORE… AND AFTER… Chairs–Costco; So why such a small grouping in such a big space? Well, because it’s long but not overly wide! Look really close at the pics and you’ll see the French doors that open onto the deck from the living room. Each door is 3 1/2 feet wide, taking a ten foot […]

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