Visit Saint John

If you’re looking for the perfect mix of historical buildings, an abundance of enticing restaurants and art and cultural experiences, visit Saint John. From its historical architecture to its diverse food scene, Saint John has it all. It’s also the only on the Bay of Fundy which allows for as many nature experience as urban ones. Basically, […]

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Top 3 Things to Establish Before Taking on Clients

Cashmere & Cocktails kitchen baking

Here’s the thing: I made a lot of mistakes when I first started taking on clients. Like, A LOT. Looking back, there’s a long list of coulda/woulda/shouldas that I should have established before taking on food photography clients that honestly make me cringe now. While I can’t go back and undo the mistakes that I’ve […]

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Winter Adventures in Campbellton, NB

Tackle the slops at Sugarloaf Provincial Park? Hold my wine. Ok, here’s the deal: I hadn’t been skiing since middle school. Without fully giving away my age, middle school was many many moons ago and even back then I wasn’t in the running for the Olympics, if you get my drift. So when I was […]

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Snowy Adventures in Charlo, NB

Travel plans may be on a standstill, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get away. A few weekends ago, Destination Restigouche sent me to the neighboring community of Charlo, NB, for some winter fun. Our region is incredibly blessed with an abundance of winter activities for all ages and I’m always happy when I have […]

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2020 Local Gift Guide

It’s officially 10 days until Christmas. If you’re anything like my former self, you may have just started Christmas shopping, in which case you may or may not be currently hyperventilating into a brown paper bag. Fear not, local friends, because this year I’ve scouted out some of the best last-minute gift ideas and included […]

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Overnight Oats ~ Five Ways

Overnight Oats Recipes - Cashmere & Cocktails

Do your mornings look like the scene from Home Alone when they forget Kevin? Mine do. They’re generally a wild scramble of tossing clothes at the kids, making a breakfast to go and hustling them out the door only to return because someone (often myself) has forgotten something. So when I discovered overnight oats, it […]

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Harvest Chipotle Chili

Harvest Chipotle Chili Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

When I first assembled this Harvest Chipotle Chili recipe, I thought it may taste hella weird. It was inspired by a recipe in Midwest Living and I’ll be honest with you; the idea of sweet potatoes in chili was both intriguing and somewhat off-putting to me. I decided to try it nonetheless and the result […]

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