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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Our Okanagan Adventures and stay at Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa

Over the weekend our family had the pleasure of attending a press vacation with VancouverMom.ca and a few other bloggers and their families in the beautiful Okanagan. We stayed in Summerland, a place we’ve visited many times. We have never however stayed at a hotel in Summerland, normally we stay at my aunts cozy cottage […]

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Making Memories at Manning Park Ski Resort

This past week my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting Manning Park Ski Resort. It was our first getaway sans kids in a very long time. I was really looking forward to alone time with my husband and I was also looking forward to hitting the slopes! I used to love downhill skiing […]

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What happens in Vegas stays in… is going on my blog ;)

Last  weekend 15 girls including myself ventured to Viva Las Vegas for my best friends bachelorette party. To be quite honest, I was very resistant about the trip leading up to it.  I haven’t been to Vegas since 2007 and partying is something I don’t do like I did in the past.  In fact, I […]

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Focus on what counts

Recently our family went on a trip to Summerland BC and I wrote about our mini getaway here. However, I only wrote one side of the story.  At the time,  I couldn’t get myself to share what I truly wanted.  I needed time. It was so easy to write a quick  blurb and add photos. It’s […]

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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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