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Engagement Ring Came In!

  • February 5, 2013
Engagement Ring Came In!

It took 3 weeks but our jeweler, Toronto's Fair Trade Jewelry Company called to tell us that my fiance's ring was finally ready! And how priceless her expression was when she saw this beauty... Given the negative environmental impact the mining industry has on the planet, it was important for us to choose to an ecologically friendly route when choosing our jeweler.  We started by having paying homage to my late grandmother by using her diamond from her own engagement ring (thankyouthankyouthankyou grandma!). Then decided to go with The Fair Trade Jewelry Company in Toronto as they have...

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My Trip to Asia: Laos

  • August 2, 2011
My Trip to Asia: Laos

One of the things I love most about life the fact that we live in this big ol' world and all the incredible cultures, sights, and experiences that it has to offer. Last fall I took a trip to South East Asia and the plan was to see as much of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in a 7 week span as I could. The following is a few photos I made from the first leg of my trip to Laos. I spent some time in the town & UNESCO heritage site of Luang Prabang and stayed at a great little family run bed & breakfast called Khoun and Khone Bungalows. The owner Khoun does quite a bit of local charity work so we visited...

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