As you may know, I went to Tofino for the first time a couple of weeks ago. It was so beautiful that I don’t even know how to describe it. I’m blessed to live in a city as stunning as Vancouver where I get to see the ocean all the time, but when I travelled to Tofino it was like I was seeing an entirely different ocean for the first time. It was absolutely breathtaking to be there during storm season and on the weekend before Valentine’s Day…can you say romantic? I had such a wonderful time and I can’t wait to travel back again soon. But, enough about the lovely ocean and on to the important stuff…the wine I had while I was there!
The boyfriend and I celebrated Valentine’s Day on Saturday night with a lovely meal out. He planned it all as a surprise so I was very excited and a little skeptical. OK, maybe skeptical is the wrong word…let’s use anxious. Just anxious to see where we were going, what time we would get there, what to wear, etc. I just like to be organized. Geez.
It all worked out perfectly, though. We went to this restaurant called Shelter and it was absolutely beautiful! It had a rustic, west coast feel (go figure!), with a huge, romantic fireplace in the middle of the dining room. And luckily, we got to sit near the fire because I decided to wear a sleeveless shirt. Hey, a girl has to look good when she’s celebrating Valentine’s Day. And don’t worry, I made sure it was pink. Continue reading