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Why I Quit Blogging (and Why I’m Back Again)

Dutchie Love Quit Blogging Back Again

My love of storytelling and blogging began in kindergarten, with riveting tales of girls named Sophie.  This is Sophie. Sophie made the stars. She turned purple. She had long legs. Sophie had nineteen eyes. The End. In grade 3 I wrote letters to my parents in a weekly home journal. It’s hilarious to look back […]

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Vancouver Island: Tofino and Ucluelet

Tofino Chesterman Beach | Dutchie Love

After stops in Big White and Cathedral Grove on our Vancouver Island road trip, we followed the map to Tofino and Ucluelet. How does one begin to describe Tofino? As a genuine prarie gal, being near the ocean always resonates deeply with me since I don’t see it often, but something about Tofino was different. […]

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Vancouver Island: Qualicum, Coombs, & Cathedral Grove

Vancouver Island Qualicum Falls | Dutchie Love

After visiting Big White and Kelowna on our British Columbia road trip, we were en route to Vancouver Island! We enjoyed a very quick one night stop in Vancouver at the Windsor Guest House Bed & Breakfast, and enjoyed the most delicious seafood dinner on Granville Island at the Vancouver Fish […]

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Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas 2015 | Dutchie Love

Merry Christmas Eve! Wow, 2015 sure flew by, didn’t it? This year was a big one in many ways! Nathan and I travelled more than we ever have, including our family adventures to Play Del Carmen here and here, our trip in August to Victoria to be with my family, […]

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British Columbia Road Trip Highlights

In September, Nathan and I went on a road trip with his family through beautiful British Columbia! Nathan had never seen Vancouver Island, I hadn’t spent much time there since a family trip during my childhood, and my mother-in-law wanted to visit Tofino, so away we went with two of Nathan’s aunts along for the […]

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Iberostar Paraiso Lindo: a review

I’ll preface this post by sharing that I never in a million years thought that I would be the type of person to enjoy an all-inclusive resort vacation experience. Every vacation that I’ve experienced up to this point in my life has either been a family gathering of some kind, or an adventure in a […]

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