Sunday, December 24, 2017

Hurricane Ridge || Washington








Out of focus about 50% of the time, shaky camera, and I'm sure a ton of editing errors but what can I say, we are learning. It's been fun!
I'm excited to be able to share these videos with my sweet boys when they get older.

Wishing you the comfort of friendship, the love of family, the joy of laughter, and faith that can move mountains - this Christmas and in the New Year!


The Guynes Family



For to us a child is born,

    to us, a son is given,

    and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called

    Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.


| Isaiah 9:6 |



Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Places to go while in Victoria, B.C.

This is part two of my trip to Victoria.
This post will be all about the places we went while we were there, and places I would recommend going. If you are just taking a trip to Victoria or are stationed like we are in Washington and want to plan a trip. This post is perfect for you.
Everything I mention is within walking distance in the downtown area.

I'm going to start with my favorite,  Irish Times Pub on government street.
AMAZING.
We had the best steak/salmon salad while we were there. Also if you just want a drink, they sometimes have live entertainment, which is the perfect ending to a great night.
So that is a must see.





For lunch, we headed over to Fishermans Wharf to go eat at The Fish Store, definitely get their fish n chips. I'm not even exaggerating when I say this that it was the best I've ever had. Homemade tartar sauce and their coleslaw is perfection. You actually can watch them take the fresh fish and dip it into the batter. My mouth is still watering from just thinking about it.





Also when in Canada you, of course, have to make a trip to Tim Hortons. For a delicious doughnut and latte. Definitely affordable too if you're looking for a cheaper on the go option.


Another coffee shop that my mom and I spent a lot of our time was Pour on government street.
If you're looking for a nice comfortable spot to relax in the morning or an afternoon pick me up. I would highly recommend this.



How cute is it?
The atmosphere was perfect & the coffee tastes even better than it looks, which is pretty darn good.

My mom & I were looking for a really good breakfast place to go to on our last day. We found a little cafe called Jam. The online reviews were amazing & as you can see the line to get in was never ending but with this place being a bit of a walk from where we stayed, we decided to wait. Not gonna lie, it felt like forever when we were waiting. Probably didn't help that we were so hungry. Jam did not disappoint. It was worth every second that we had to wait. My only suggestion would be, get there early.









I mean... I'm hungry now.

Anyways, those are the places we decided to go when we were visiting Canada. I don't know about you but when I'm on a vacation, what places to eat and where to go is always a huge topic for us. I just wanted to create a post where people can come and check out my recommendations and even share their favorites too. (: