Mongol Derby

Today I was offered one of the 35 spots in the Mongol Derby, a 1000km horse race that starts the beginning of August at an undisclosed area in the Steppes of Mongolia. The derby consists of changing horses every 40 km at Morin Urtuus – horse stations and continue the ride through the vast Mongolian…

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Accessible Wines Paired with Inaccessible Men- Part 1

I came across a list of readily accessible wines that are great value and easy to find. My mission- to test 5 widely available reds and 5 whites and determine what was worthy of keeping as a supply for last minute dinner invitations. But how was I going to get through all these wines? Dinner…

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Sweet and Savory Snack’in

Lately I’ve been a fan of Dark Chocolate, I thought this time instead of a solo treat, I could mix it up and make Dark Chili Chocolate & Cherry Granola Bars. Lindt makes dark chocolate bars infused with red chili or sea salt, for this recipe I combine half a bar each. Pre-heat the oven…

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Fly Time

One thing that was always on my bucket list was to learn how to fly fish. I had watched¬† A River Runs Through It, completely enthralled (no it wasn’t just Brad Pitt) and then last summer I found myself with some time on my hands. For anyone who wants to learn and is female, I…

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Un-Laired

I think I have a problem. Lately I’ve noticed Miss Lily has been dragging collectables (socks, slippers, fur items, hair elastics ect) from around the house back to her lair, AKA- my closet. ¬†Looking at things I realize she may be confused as it currently resembled a den fit for an animal to occupy or…

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Fernie Fixings

We headed to Fernie for my bestie’s birthday and it was supposed to be a promising weekend of powder and mountain fun!….Except when we arrived it proceeded to rain for the next two days so we looked to the next best things the town have to offer. So after a day at Castle Mountain and…

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