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When in Seattle: my favourites

Already a week ago since my little trip over to the west coast to visit my bloggityblog friend, Lana. I'll say it over and over again- I love that this blogging thing has cracked open this crazy world and that I have <met> so many wonderful ladies all over Canada and the States.  So to be able to see Seattle through the eyes of a local was quite fun, but it was also interesting going to the States after a crazy election that makes most Canadians scared.

So here are a few of my favourites from my trip to Seattle, from a Canadian perspective:

1- Outlet shopping - even if it was raining.  There was a Canadian's discount at this place, so they are quite used to us crazies spending our plastic, colourful money there.  I bought Christmas presents for my kids and a Tory Burch bag pour moi.



2- Lana and her hubby were awesome at explaining all things American to me, even though I giggled every time they said roof.  I was able to bring a little bit of Canada to them by making them crepes and sucre à la crème, which is a recipe that my roommate in Québec shared with me and I've been making since.  Traditional French Canadian.



3- The Yves Saint Laurent exhibit.  But I talked about that on Wednesday, so you can read that post to see the great dresses.







4- Just chilling with this lady and her family.  I got to meet her oldest son in real life and her youngest via Skype.  I met Grandpa Ed and her aunt, mom and sister and niece and had great conversations with them.  Makes me feel like there aren't really that many differences between us.  I was there on Veteran's Day, our Remembrance Day, so it was really neat to see how different we celebrate.  I wore my poppy with pride.







5- Travelling alone.  That was glorious. Books were read, naps were takened.  I love finding little hideouts in the airport and just sitting by myself.



Seattle was the perfect little getaway and I'm happy that it is such a quick flight over there- I will definitely have to again! Now to convince my blogger friends to come visit me in the Great White North.

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  1. Mes Voyages à Paris17 November, 2016 21:20

    Never been there, but definitely is in my wish list!!

    xx

    Mónica Sors

    MES VOYAGES À PARIS

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  2. What an awesome little trip!!! And yay for outlet shopping!

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  3. Living on Cloud Nine17 November, 2016 22:38

    Precious trip indeed!!!! Love that you got some much needed "D" time! Have the best weekend love!

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  4. Maybe you should start by suggesting they come in the summer.... Ha!

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  5. Aww! This just makes me want to meet the two of you in real life even more! I'm so glad that you had such a wonderful trip!

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  6. It was the best weekend. Everyone in my family loved you :). You can come make crepes for me anytime - and trust me, we're coming to visit you!

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  7. My sister just moved to Seattle, can't wait to visit her! I will have to hit up the outlets for sure and you had me at Tory Burch Bag :) SWOON! perfectlyportfamily.blogspot.com

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  8. So fun that were able to visit your blogging friend! I've never been to Seattle but it's on my list of places to go! Your crepes look amazing!

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  9. Looks like an amazing trip and OH MY WORD, I NEED those crepes in my life. Yes, I am that excited.

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  10. […] friendships.   I wouldn’t hesitate to go visit these women, in fact I spent a weekend in November at Lana’s in Seattle.  These ladies relate to me in a way that most of my “real life” friends can’t. […]

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