Taslim Jaffer


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Grieving A Loss: The Tools I Have Come To Rely On

I share a lot online; it’s part of my work. I’m willing to do it because I know the benefits of sharing one’s stories. But when something personal happens, and…

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Recipe: Easy And Delicious Pad Thai

My husband cooks the way he does pretty much everything in life: with enthusiasm, attention to detail, and a drive for awesomeness. Watching him put a dish together, like this…

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Easter Weekend In Whatcom County: The Highlight Reel

This past Easter long weekend we spent 4 relaxing days in Whatcom County – and even enjoyed some sun! Here are some highlights in photos. I loved the ample time…

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Red Wine Or White? Why You Need To Know About Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland’s Grape Juice Event! #MentoringMatters

If you know me well, you know that I don’t drink wine – but today I’ve got wine on the brain. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is having an…

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3 Tools I’m Using To Learn Spanish

You know how some people write out their 5 year and 10 year plans? When I sat down to pen all the things I wanted to accomplish in my 20’s,…

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Meeting Lawrence Hill: Bestselling Author Of The Book Of Negroes, Social Activist & Amazing Canadian

If you’re following me on Instagram, you know that all week I was anticipating meeting bestselling author, Lawrence Hill. First, I have to share with you how I came to…

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When You’re Not Where You Think You Should Be, It’s OK #MotivationMonday

There’s this concept that is totally made up – that we have made up – and it traps us and binds us and makes us crazy. It causes us to…

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Gourmet Food And Wine Pairings At Blues & Bites Gala Fundraiser For Autism Support Network

It seems like another lifetime that I worked with children with autism and their families. But after one conversation with Dione Costanzo, Director of Autism Support Network of BC, I…

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Victoria, B.C. – Where We Ate, Played And Stayed #exploreVictoria

My family and I just got back from a wonderful 3 night stay in Victoria, B.C. – the home of my first truly vivid memories, where I grew from a…

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Camp Still Vancouver Is Holding A Meditation Party – And It Looks Awesome!

A meditation party? Is that an oxymoron? To be honest, I had to read the details twice when they first floated into my inbox. I kept imagining a bunch of…