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The Tea House At The Top Of The World

Achievement: #34. Banff Teahouse Hike

While visiting Banff National Park in Canada, we got to go on a one-of-a-kind adventure: we hiked up to the top of a mountain to have tea at the St. Agnes Tea House. Check it out! Continue reading


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Cheese Of The Month Club: Almost Famous Cheeses

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

Last month, we did the hard, selfless labor of trying out some delicious cheeses from a range of regions, along with a little charcuterie and choice condiment pairings. We return now to tell you the grueling tale — take a look! Continue reading

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A Quick Stop At Niagara Falls

Achievement: #84. See Three Waterfalls

Well, we did this Achievement waaaaaay back in June, but my backlog of Everything Else in Life kind of got in the way, so I’m only bringing it to you now. On the way home from our trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake … Continue reading

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Beaufurb The Furby: A Niagara Falls Adventure

Achievement: #28. Take Pictures of a Silly Mascot in 10 Famous Places

Well, if you read our post about our trip to the St. Rosalia church festival, you know that we purchased our official mascot for our mascot photo Achievement. I got this idea from a series of photo postcards we saw … Continue reading

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A Visit To Historic Fort George

Achievement: #70. See Something Historic

I admit, when I first came up with this Achievement, I was hopefully remembering our drive through Gettysburg on the way to our friends’ Lancaster wedding back in 2009. It’s a cute little town, with lots of things to see, … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting In Niagara-On-The-Lake

Achievement: #73. Drink Wine in Canada

For two years in a row now, we’ve taken a summer weekend trip up to Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL for short) in Ontario, Canada, and primarily for two reasons. The first is the incredible Shaw Festival, which is a several-months-long celebration of … Continue reading

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Beach Yoga, Canadian-Style

Achievement: #6. Do yoga on the beach

This Achievement was originally intended for our February trip to SLO County, where I first got to do yoga on the beach. Avila Beach is such a quiet, beautiful little place, and everything shuts down early, so we always feel … Continue reading

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