Those Flowers are in Bloom!

If you missed last month's update, find it here: April Showers? Bring May Flowers *Fingers Crossed*

As part of our new year's resolution "30-Day Challenges", this month we pulled "Meditate Every day". We have been trying to be our best selves this year, and meditation fits in perfectly with where we are right now in our journey.
We had a lovely time with some friends eating food and playing card games this month!
We had a lovely couple of mothers day gatherings. Our plants are starting to produce some goodies.
 We also learned that Panago introduced more vegan options to their menu! Score! We naturally had to order them all to show our support.
 We continued with our running. Even on those rainy days!

We have decided that on days that we do not have many travel diaries to share, that we would be sharing our 'creative' posts. Sometimes we get weird or fun ideas for posts but never have time to share them. Now we do! This month we were able to share …

Yin YTT and Vegan Eats in Stunning Tofino, British Columbia.

Travel Diary:
A goal of mine has been to do yoga teacher training for a while now. I didn't know if I wanted to be a yoga teacher or if I was just interested in deepening my own practice. Instead of sinking a bunch of money and time into a 200-hr yoga teacher training course, I found a 20-hr Yin Yoga Teaching Training. It was suitable for existing teachers but also students wishing to learn more about yin and further their own practice. I thought that it sounded perfect! It wasn't a huge investment of my time or money and I would get a sneak peek into what yoga teacher training would be like. I booked my training and made arrangements to go to Tofino for a long weekend. Mom decided it would be fun to tag along and have a relaxing weekend in paradise.
 Our first stop was Walmart for supplies and a gas station for gas. We wanted to save money on the trip by making our own food. For an example of easy foods to buy on your own self-catering trips, see our posts: Being Vegan on the…

April Showers? Bring May Flowers *Fingers Crossed*

If you missed last month's update, find it here: It Feels like Summer has Started

As part of our new year's resolution "30-Day Challenges", This month we pulled "30-days of Blogging"We have been neglecting our blog a little bit, as we haven't been doing much travelling. We are hoping this challenge will jumpstart our creativity. Alongside this challenge we were still walking/running 180+ minutes a week, writing in our positivity journal and trying to not complain.
 We checked out the Pacific Brant Carving & Art Show which is part of the Brant Wildlife Festival in Parksville, BC. We have been quite a few times over the years. My dad is very involved with the festival and always has new woodcarvings to enter.

The wood carvings at the carving and art show are amazing. There are all sorts of carvings of wildlife and other stuff too.
There was even a wood carving of a little girls dress. That is my dad's carving on the right-hand side.

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Short Stay in Campbell River: Eating at Fresh Start Bistro and Ideal Cafe

Travel Diary:
We drove up north to Campbell River and check in to the Anchor Inn hotel which is by the water. Every room has an ocean view since the hotel is built into the side of a cliff. 
We were hungry from the ride up there so we stopped by the Fresh Start Bistro which we had found by searching Campbell River on the Happy Cow app. 

We got their appetizer platter to start which had veggies, hummus, salsa and chips.
For our mains, we got the mac and cheese, pesto fettucini special and the roaded veggies plate with mashed potatoes. We were stuffed by the time we left.
We checked in to our hotel and admired the view of the ocean. During our time in Campbell River, we drove to Elk Falls Provincial Park and went on a short hike to the Elk Falls suspension bridge. You can read about in the separate post we made on our visit to Elk Falls Suspension Bridge We also made a short vlog on the Elk Falls suspension bridge. We were hungry from our walk so we went to a place we found through Faceboo…