Maddox Cove with Melanie Jacqueline

We knew our day of shooting with MJ would be fun, but we were honestly unprepared for just HOW fun. (Okay, fine, the champagne probably played a role, but we’d like to think the bubbles just enhanced the bubbles that were already there. This comparison sounded so much better in my head.) The day was happy and warm and gracious, just like Melanie and the … Continue reading Maddox Cove with Melanie Jacqueline

The Bunkhouse in Bay Bulls

We recently spent a night at The Bunkhouse in Bay Bulls. Basically speaking, give us any chance to relax and spend some time on the Irish Loop, and we’re there. The brightly coloured and feels-like-home cottage is perfectly quaint and comfortable. It’s an ideal spot for hikers, kayakers, and whalewatchers. (And people like us who just really love waking up with a view of another … Continue reading The Bunkhouse in Bay Bulls

Christmas Shopping Done Locally

Hands up if you feel as sad as we do when local small businesses announce they’re closing down?  And it felt like we were sad more than usual in 2016. We’ve seen the downtowns of quite a number of cities–nationally and internationally. Guess what? St. John’s is still our favourite. Sure, the brightly coloured rowhouses and view of The Battery have something to do with … Continue reading Christmas Shopping Done Locally