N&K Announcement

Attention: To All N&Kers Why hello there you exquisite creatures! Kells & I are keeping the post short for this week as we are heading into our Girl's Weekend Getaway. Tonight, we'll be heading to the Justin Timberlake concert. He was supposed to croon for us a few months ago. But the poor dear had … Continue reading N&K Announcement

Be mine: hot choco

So here in the great YVR a few hot spots got together for the Hot Chocolate Festival.We think end of Jan and into Feb is a great time to warm us up. Today marks the final day of the Hot Chocolate Festival (boo). But we did get out there and try a few (even though … Continue reading Be mine: hot choco

Sky’s the Limit at SkyCity Hotel in Auckland, NZ!

Nals visited New Zealand this Christmas. She mainly stayed with family. But lucky for SkyCity Hotel... she was able to sneak away one night. General feel SkyCity Hotel has a lofty, brightly lit, sparkly feel with huge chandeliers and a marbly lobby. Our floor was carpeted for reduced noise, but felt expansive. There were a … Continue reading Sky’s the Limit at SkyCity Hotel in Auckland, NZ!

Review of: Skagit Valley Casino Resort

A few years ago, our friend DJ Cocoa Smoov decided to celebrate his 50th in Vegas.   K invited me and… history was made as we realized that we travelled well together². So, the following year, K&I decided to start a tradition of celebrating our October birthdays away from home. We Started with Leavenworth (Oktoberfest). … Continue reading Review of: Skagit Valley Casino Resort

Food Truck Review: Manger á Portland

This is a special ed of Food Truck Reviews. We started off with Things to Do in Portland. We will continue today with a summary of our food tour. Farm Boy Drive In A sleepy eatery in an odd duck corner of Olympia. Here the corn dogs are crispy fresh, the official certificate of The … Continue reading Food Truck Review: Manger á Portland

Pret a porter in Portland

Mr. Nals and I took a jaunt to Oregon in August. I'm a planner. He's more of a spontaneous duckling. Who says planning is all the rage¹?  So we didn't book a hotel. We winged it. We ended up taking the turn-off into Beaverton and found a place called Shiloh Inn. Looked chalet-ish, with a pool. But … Continue reading Pret a porter in Portland

It’s All Natural!

A few months ago, Nals told me that a coworker of hers has these amazing lashes because she uses some new serum called EyEnvy. Nals assured me that this sweet coworker of her swears by it. So when I saw it in the store, I bought it. I was a wee bit shocked by the … Continue reading It’s All Natural!

PS I love you

So as you may or may not know...but Nals and I love to travel. Unfortunately, we don't get to do as much as we would like with work and life and all. But there are a couple of spots that have a few things we like; sun and fun. Oh and good shopping. We already … Continue reading PS I love you

Crashing Valentines: Harrison Hot Springs Hotel Review

Nals & friend Missy R were invited to Harrison for a work thing at Harrison Hot Springs Resort Hotel, around Valentines. And we decided to do a hotel review. In the midst of all the lovers trying to enjoy their mineral soaks, our party of at least 100 shows up. (We weren't a rowdy crowd … Continue reading Crashing Valentines: Harrison Hot Springs Hotel Review