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Travel Guide: La Spezia and Cinque Terre,Italy

There are some places in Italy that you just fall in love with,places that you MUST visit when you go!La Spezia and the Cinque Terre (Italy's five famous villages) are precisely those must-visit places!La Spezia is a charming port city in the north,and is the"Gateway to Cinque Terre": Italy's famous five villages you've likely seen in all of Italy's tourism photos— with their picturesque,colourful…

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  • 🎁 * * DEC 20 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 20 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features the awesome,made-in-Edmonton Sorrentino's Restaurant Group—the delicious force behind @sorrentinos_yeg @bucopizzeria and @bistecca_yeg!🤤♥️ Enter to win a $150 SRG Famiglia gift card to any of these 3 awesome restaurants!🙌🏻🍝—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and the SRG restaurants: @sorrentinos_yeg + @bucopizzeria + @bistecca_yeg!2.给朋友留言!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog.I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.—————————————————————Sorrentino's Restaurant Group is the lovely force behind some of my 优德中文版favourite Italian restaurants in the city.Sorrentino's has been a part of the Edmonton food scene since 1979.They've been on a mission to supply Edmonton with the perfect pasta dish and are now doing that through multiple Sorrentino's locations,Buco Pizzeria + Vino Bar,and Bistecca Steakhouse + Wine Bar all over Edmonton and area.I love Sorrentino's mushroom and garlic festivals (the themed dishes and deals are awesome) and Buco has an delicious and super well-priced 'Assaggini' appetizer platter (some of my 优德中文版favourites include short rib corquettes,桉树包裹的无花果,veal meatballs and bruschettas,YUM!) Plus,all the pastasssssss.I love pasta so much and I know I can always get that perfect pasta dish at one of the Sorrentino's Restaurant Group's spots.They also offer cooking classes!!Perfect for date nights,girls nights,mother/daughter nights or whatever—as long as you love eating and making food!祝你好运!!🎉🎄.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #sorrentinosrestaurantgroup #sorrentinosyeg #bisteccayeg #bucopizzeria #yegitalian #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • Sorry guys,this isn't a holiday giveaway 🎁,this is for me!😂♥️ I LOVE and feel so fortunate to receive @bonafidemediapr's #BONAFIDEbox each year.🙏🏻 This gift box is filled with awesome,(primarily food-related) goodies from BONAFIDE clients,partners and just some of their 优德中文版favourite brands.Tap the photo to explore some of these great local (and beyond) businesses.😊 Thank you BONAFIDE!What an awesome kick-off to the holidays.🎅🏻🎄🎁.....#yeg #yegfood #exploreedmonton #edmonton #edmontonalberta #yycfood #yyc #bonafidetribe #bonafidemediapr #yeggifts @jaypeacee
  • 🎁 * * DEC 19 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 19 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features the real sweet vibe,real sweet food,from @northchickenyeg!Enter to win a Chef's Table Dinner for 4 to Northern Chicken @shop124street!(valued at $200) 🍗🤤—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and @northchickenyeg!2.给朋友留言!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog.I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.—————————————————————Northern Chicken is one of my go-tos for delicious fried chicken in Edmonton!It is feel good food in a restaurant that oozes real good vibes.I love getting Northern Chicken's hot chicken and a ton of their delicious sides: roasted broccoli,dorito mac & cheese,and smashed potatoes are my favs.They also serve up real decadent desserts,and BRUNCH!!Try their Southern-style brunch featuring dises like shrimp and grits and fried chicken and pancakes.Also,beermosas (beer mimosas lol).It's a popular spot along 124 Street,除了美味的食物和令人敬畏的氛围,他们也许是最棒的部分之一——他们在电视上播放辛普森一家的老片。祝你好运!!🎉🎄.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #northernchickenyeg #friedchicken #yegchicken #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • Thank you everyone for your very kind comments and messages 优德体育about our #UnexplainedInfertility.♥️ I know #1in6 Canadian couples can't conceive 👶🏻 but I was still surprised by how many people reached out privately to share their own journey and experiences with us.The number of people silently struggling with infertility is devastating.But there were so many messages of hope too!🤞🏻We are hopeful._而且我们并不孤单!Thank you.Also,this was the first time I had heard the phrase"baby dust"used lol.Thanks to everyone for sending baby dust our way.☺️———————————————————This photo was taken at @glow_edmonton!Still the most Instagrammable Christmas festival in Edmonton on until Jan.19.♥️ Thank you @bangelpr for arranging our family pass!.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #glowedmonton #igwallsofyeg #mikeandlindork #theenjoycentre #stalbert
  • **UPDATE** Congratulations to Armaigne R from Facebook,winner of the $50 gift card to @hanjanyeg!Thanks everyone for entering!!🎁 * * DEC 18 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 18 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features delicious Korean eats at @HanJanYEG Restaurant!🤤🤤🤤 Enter to win a $50 gift card to HanJan!—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and @hanjanyeg!2.给朋友留言!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog.I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.—————————————————————HanJan is one of my 优德中文版favourite Korean restaurants in the city!🙌🏻 It's a lovely cafe by day,serves up the most delicious Korean food by night (or well lunch too lol),has a really awesome vibe (lots of wood tones,high ceilings and twinkly lights!!) and even has private karaoke bar rooms.I love HanJan's banchan (Korean side dishes) which include apple mashed potatoes,pickled vegetables,beansprouts and kimchi.I also am obsessed with their spicy pork belly (Jaeyuk Bokkum).🤤 They have my 优德中文版favourite shave ice strawberry 🍓 bingsu dessert in the city (so good!) and their honey butter bread is also addictive.All in all,you're going to have an amazing meal at HanJan.祝你好运!!🎉🎄.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #hanjanyeg #koreanfood #yegkorean #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • Okay,here goes!Mike and I have been trying to have a baby for over 4 years.Unsuccessfully.We are classified as having"unexplained infertility."All tests indicate we should be able to conceive but for whatever reason,it hasn't happened for us.And although we're hopeful it someday might,every month that passes where we aren't pregnant is indescribably painful.My social media has always been pretty positive,because that's who I also try to be in reality.We're grateful for all the opportunities we've had & the life we live,our amazing fur family & the loved ones we're surrounded by.But that doesn't mean we haven't had struggles,and this is the biggest one of all.我们几乎什么都试过了。什么也没用。Now we're getting ready to try something new.After this week,I'll be taking a leave of absence from my day job.To relax a bit.I'm hoping that a few months where my days aren't jam-packed from day to night might help us have a baby.We'll also be trying our third IUI fertility procedure during this time.If that doesn't work,we're looking at IVF or adoption,eventually.Both options are very expensive,which is a challenge of its own.I was very open 优德体育about my leave at work & I wanted to do the same online.I've cried a lot the last four years & I'm really tired.I wrote this partly for my own therapy.I wrote it partly for others who may be feeling as I do & even for those who can't relate at all.To know that so many people are struggling with infertility.To understand how loaded a question like"so what's new?"can be & how difficult it is to scroll through a social media feed and see everyone else's happy pregnancy news or baby photos.Please don't get me wrong.We are truly happy for everyone in our lives who have been able to conceive.We truly are.But that doesn't mean we don't feel terribly sad for ourselves.And wonder,when will it be us?Because we do.But we're still hopeful.♥️ Thank you for reading.If you'd like to know more,visit my blog (link in bio),comment or send a DM.I'm ready & will be talking more 优德体育about this moving forward.📸 thank you @diannaman for this lovely photo.#unexplainedinfertily #yeg#edmonton
  • **UPDATE** Congrats to @alipowpow,winner of the Taste of YEG Box courtesy @edmontonmade!!🎁 * * DEC 17 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 17 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features a"Taste of #YEG"@yegbox courtesy of my friends at @EdmontonMade!🙌🏻 We have SO many incredibly talented makers in the Edmonton area,consider shopping local this holiday season!The Taste of YEG box ($75 value) includes goodies from @jacekchocolate @mojojojopickles @fruitsofsherbrooke @tokenbitters @justinemadesign & @flannelfoxes,and is included in #EdmontonMade's Gifted catalogue (link in bio) ft.111 products by 84 local businesses!💯—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.跟我来@lindork和@edmontonmake!2.Comment & tell me your 优德中文版favourite local product (you could check the #YEGgifted catalogue for inspo).一定要在评论中给朋友加标签!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog.I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------year-round too!) They make shopping local easy with their Gifted catalogue which features 111 products by 84 different Edmonton area businesses.There's a lot of great products in the Edmonton Made Gifted catalogue.❤️—————————————————————A winner will be randomly selected by Tuesday Dec 18.这个赠品绝不是赞助的,endorsed or administered by,or associated with,Instagram.For full details and rules see @edmontonmade's bio.Good luck!!🎉🎄.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #yegbox #edmontonbox #tasteofyeg #edmontonmade #madeinyeg #madeinedmonton #makesomethingyeg #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • ‘Tis the season to entertain!!🤶🏻🤗🎄And hosting doesn't have to be hard.#RCSS_Partner: We had some friends over this weekend and put together a real quick (and delicious!) appetizer spread using ingredients and the CUTEST holiday decor from @realcdnss.🎅🏻 Our appies included Thai chili shrimp,prosciutto brie asparagus crostinis (using PC Frozen Asparagus Spears),pork and goose pâté,PC Cod Bites,some fruit and vegetables and a charcuterie board,all of which was so affordable and convenient to pick up with PC Express!!🙌🏻 Especially during this time of year,I appreciate being able to place my order online and pick it up without any in-store fuss.💁🏻‍ The charcuterie came from a pre-made platter too which saved me some time (so precious this time of year)!♥️ My easy entertaining tip to instantly class up pre-made platters is to take it out of the container it came in and put it on cute dishes.Simple,right?😉 It works every time.😂♥️ Use my code TRULYSUPER to try PC Express for yourself and save on your next online order of $50 or more!#sponsored #TrulySuper.....#yeg #yegfood #exploreedmonton #edmonton #yegfoodie #yegblog #edmontonalberta #sprucegrove #superstore #holidayentertaining #holidaydecor #veggieplatter
  • **UPDATE** The winner of a Sunday Roast Dinner for 4 to @xix19 is @misskathyd!!🎉🎉🎉 Congrats Kathy!I'll DM you.Thanks everyone for entering!Good luck with the remaining giveaways!!🎁 * * DEC 16 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 16 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features one of my long-time 优德中文版favourite Edmonton restaurants @XIX19!♥️ Enter to win a Sunday Roast Dinner for Four (family-style,delicious @jeffnonay Holstein beef,sides,酒多,valued at $500)!Chef @Andrew_Funger will take care of you!!🙌🏻🤤—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and @xix19!2.Tag a friend in the comments to spread the word 优德体育about the giveaway!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog (link in my bio!) I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.—————————————————————XIX Nineteen has been one of my 优德中文版favourite Edmonton restaurants for years and years!Chef Andrew Fung's Ahi Tuna Twists are legendary.Unbelievably delicious.As is almost everything else on XIX's menu.XIX serves up simply great food.Some of my 优德中文版favourites include the Beef Short Ribs Risotto,龙虾辣酱,Brunch Baos,Ahi Tuna Twists (of course),and more!The menu changes seasonally,so some past favs aren't currently being served but I love making new 优德中文版favourites with each menu update.(Brunch menu JUST changed so be sure to check that out this holiday season!!🍳) Chef Andrew Fung is one of the best parts 优德体育about XIX,he's such an awesome chef and a great human.祝你好运!!🎉🎄📸 photo credit: @andrew_funger.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #xixninteen #xix19 #chefandrewfung #holsteinbeef #holstein #sundayroast #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • Living in Colour ♥️💙💚🧡💛 by @waneonecod as part of @rustmagic.—————————————————————Had a great Saturday exploring downtown Edmonton's #InstagrammableWalls with a group of awesome folks!!📸 So much fun to discover and share #IGWallsofYEG—many on this route are created as a result of @rustmagic Street Art Festival and @realfreshcanvas!🎨 It was our first winter walk but certainly not our last!Thanks to my pal @sharonxyeo for co-hosting & everyone who braved the wind!Stay tuned for more walk dates in the new year.Join the Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton Facebook Group (search it on FB!) too.🤗.....#yeg #yegdt #yegwalls #yegarts #exploreedmonton #edmontonalberta #edmonton #livingincolour #igwallsofalberta #rustmagic #yegsa #photowalk #rustmagicstreetmuralfestival #yegblog #yegblogger #canadianblogger #walltraveled
  • **UPDATE** Congratulations to Kathi F from Facebook,winner of Chef's Table Dinner for 2 to @workshopeatery!!🎁 * * DEC 15 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 15 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features @ChefPaulShufelt's truly wonderful @WorkshopEatery!🤤🤗—————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and @workshopeatery!2.Tag a friend in the comments to spread the word 优德体育about the giveaway!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog (link in my bio!) I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.————————————————————— Workshop Eatery by the talented Chef Paul Shufelt is located in the gorgeous Mosaic Centre in south Edmonton.At Workshop,you're guaranteed a delicious meal that highlights fresh ingredients,many of which are locally sourced (and in most cases,从餐馆外面的花园里走出来!) Workshop makes just 优德体育about everything from scratch— jams,dressings,ketchup.Their menu changes depending on what's in season,而且那是一家很可爱的餐厅,我在那里吃过美味的饭菜!Their charcuterie is no joke,devilled eggs are awesome,pickled veg,crispy brussel sprouts,kettle chips,beets and arancini are just a few of their fine dishes (and that doesn't even include their main dishes!) Also,brunch here is LOVELY.🍳Good luck!!🎉.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #workshopeatery #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways
  • **UPDATE**The winner of a $50 gift card to @humamexican is Regia (regia1981) from Twitter!Thanks everyone who entered!!!🎁 * * DEC 14 GIVEAWAY!* * 🎁Day 14 of my 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways features one of my 优德中文版favourite Mexican restaurants @HumaMexican!🇲🇽 🌮 Enter to win today's 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways: $50 to Huma!!Get my usual order: tacos,their giant cheese crisp and chicharrines!!🤤 —————————————————————To enter,do two things:1.Follow me @lindork and @HumaMexican!2.Tag a friend in the comments to spread the word 优德体育about the giveaway!For even more chances to win,enter on my Twitter and Facebook!Get to the other social posts on my blog (link in my bio!) I'll randomly select one winner from all entries across the three platforms.—————————————————————Huma is a family-owned restaurant specializing in quality,comforting,authentic Mexican cuisine.When you got Huma,you need to order their giant cheese crisp cone.Their chicharrines are addictive.Their tacos are delicious.Their soups,comforting.At Huma,they say every day is taco day,and that's a notion I would wholeheartedly stand behind.They serve Mexican street food,more traditional items,and a lot while of coronas and margaritas.On Wednesdays they also serve keto-friendly sirloin tacos (cheese-based tortilla!!) 🎉📸 photo credit: @humamexican.....#yeg #edmonton #edmontonalberta #exploreedmonton #yegfood #yegbakes #yegfoodie #yegblog #yegblogger #yeglocal #yegbusiness #tastealberta #tasteab #canadianblogger #edmontonfood #humacomfort #humamexican #yegmexicanfood #lindorks24daysofchristmasgiveaways

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