Win tickets to Enchant, the Worlds largest Christmas light maze!

One of our favorite Christmas traditions to do with the family during the holidays is to grab a cup of warm cocoa and check out Christmas lights. Some families like to bake during the holidays, others like to craft, and some families love to  walk around with some hot cocoa in hand, and look at […]

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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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Street Smarts 101-with Kathleen Baty at the West Coast Women’s Show

  On Sunday, October 23rd, I’m heading out for a mother/daughter date to The West Coast Women’s show at The Tradex  in Abbotsford. Last year my middle daughter and I attended the show. We left with bags full of items from the variety of vendors, full tummies from tasting so much delicious food, and saw […]

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Our visit to the Sea To Sky Gondola in Squamish BC

Today the family and I ventured out to Squamish for a visit to the Sea to Sky Gondola. It was our first family day, just the five of us since Christmas break started for the kiddos. We’ve been busy spending time with family and friends and today was a much-needed quality day for all of […]

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Flowmotion Entertainment partners up with Backpack Buddies to help feed hungry children all year-long.

Ryan Yada and Dario Pavan, Co-pilots of Flowmotion Entertainment make super fun mobile games that help feed hungry children. The company started 2 years ago here in Vancouver B.C . Since its conception they have produced over 500 games, and attracted over 5 million downloads on the Apple App store and Google Play store. Currently their top […]

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Give the gift of nutrition with local online company Naked Snacks

A few posts back I wrote about living with hypothyroidism. In this post I describe some of the symptoms associated  with this disease.  One of the biggest solutions I  find works best with keeping my thyroid levels balanced is eating nutritious foods. Most days are busy, and I don’t always have food prepared or healthy snacks […]

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Making memories in Summerland B.C

This past weekend, our  family went  on a little getaway to Summerland B.C. We left Friday and came home this afternoon. My aunt and uncle have a cozy lake front cabin on a massive lot. We stayed in a tent on their property in front of the water. It felt like camping, except we still […]

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Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Today my husband and I went for a hike, and for the first part of the hike I felt nervous that we might see a bear. I normally don’t worry about bears, but on todays hike we were informed by a couple walking by, that there was a bear sighting. I was telling my husband that I would […]

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