Our family #staycation at River Rock Casino Resort

Sometimes a staycation is a perfect way to spend time with loved ones. They’re close in proximity, more affordable than paying for flights (especially for a family of five) and you get to explore places close to where you live you may not have explored otherwise. When we found out my husband was off the entire […]

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Exploring Victoria in the #2017FordFlex

A few weeks ago my husband and I went on a romantic getaway to Victoria BC and on this romantic getaway we ditched our 2005 Nissan Pathfinder and cruised Victoria in a brand new 2017 Ford Flex! In all honesty, I don’t know very much about cars but what I do know is that I loved the space […]

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5 reasons why you should stay at the Victoria Marriot Inner Harbour on your next couples getaway

The four diamond, highly acclaimed Victoria Marriot Inner Harbour is where my hubby and I stayed on our recent romantic getaway to Victoria. This hotel offers 228 elegantly appointed, modern rooms and 8 spacious suites which overlook the Pacific Ocean and the Olympic Mountains. The Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour was voted the number one Marriott in […]

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5- star hospitality at Brookside Inn Boutique Hotel 

My husband and I kicked off 2017 with a staycation at the intimate, 5-star Brookside Inn Boutique Hotel. This was a much-needed getaway from the kiddos because we just returned from a very busy Disneyland vacation. We totally needed some kid-free downtime and it was so nice that our drive to Brookside Inn was less than […]

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Exploring California

Over the Christmas holidays, our family spent a week in California. Well, the plan was a trip to Disneyland but after our third full day of Disneyland, we all felt like we wanted a break. That said, we decided to rent a car for the day and explore a little bit of California. The girls […]

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Our Disneyland Holiday Vacation

This Christmas my husband and I decided to break our Christmas traditions. Instead of buying the kids a bunch of stuff my parents and husband and I surprised the girls with a family vacation to the happiest place on earth; Disneyland! My gut was a bit worried that the girls may be disappointed that we […]

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5 of the best things in Victoria according to my five-year-old

The other day I asked my youngest daughter if she could travel anywhere ( I was asking because we have a special family Christmas surprise trip coming up and I wanted to see if her answer would be where we are headed.) And to my absolute surprise, her response was Victoria! My middle daughter said Hawaii, and our […]

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5 Family-Friendly things to do in Victoria B.C

Last weekend our family went on a weekend getaway to Victoria B.C and in the two days we were there we managed to fit into our weekend some really fun, memorable, and educational  family-friendly activities. If you’re thinking about heading to Victoria with your family, below is a list of 5 family-friendly things to do while you’re […]

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The spooktacular Halloween spots we visited in Victoria B.C

Last weekend when we were in Victoria BC on a mini getaway with the family, we had some Halloween fun spotting the spooktacular  Halloween decorations  around the city. Victoria is the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest. For this reason, the city has an immense amount of history.  Victoria takes pride in showcasing and bringing […]

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