6 Reasons To Make Timberline Country Christmas Part Of Your Holiday Tradition

This past weekend my boys and I  had the pleasure of attending the Timberline Ranch Country Christmas. We had attended during their first year and enjoyed it so much we just knew we had to go back. I don’t know about you but during this time of year, it seems like there is just never enough […]

5 Tips To Keeping A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree Fresh

Last week we shared our list of local Christmas Tree Farms and thought it would be fitting to share some tips on how to  care for those fresh cut trees. Everyone loves the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree, but no one like the clean up. Lots of people have moved to using artificial […]

Christmas Tree Farms in Metro Vancouver

In the coming weeks, we will be getting deep into preparing for the holidays and with that brings picking of the perfect Christmas Tree. For the past 7 years, we have been going as a to a local Christmas Tree farm and walking the rows of trees trying to find just the right one. To […]

Holiday Jammies For The Whole Family

One of my favorite childhood memories of Christmas was receiving a pair of jammies from my Godparents on Christmas Eve. They would come down to our house shortly after dinner-time while the excitement was at an all time high. We would sit in front of our Christmas tree, talking about what Santa was going to […]

How To Achieve a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The holidays can be hectic, with a lot of work going into gift-giving, cooking, setting up decorations, and planning parties. Fortunately, there are ways to find time to slow down, take it all in, and enjoy time with family and friends. One of the top holiday stressors is dealing with finances, which is also one […]

Thrifty Thursday – DIY Peppermint Bath Salts

It is the time of year that everyone is running around in a craze trying to get ready for the holiday season. Very few will take the time to just sit back and relax and try to enjoy the magic that is the Christmas season. Each year I get caught up in the craziness and miss far […]

Christmas Parades in Metro Vancouver {2016}

With the holiday season upon us, so brings many different holiday events. One of my families favorites are the tree lighting ceremonies and the parades. Here is a list of some of the parades happening in the Metro Vancouver area this year:  Chilliwack Rotary Christmas Parade – This is one of the biggest and most anticipated events […]

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in Metro Vancouver {2016}

This is one of my favorite family traditions for the holidays, attending our local Christmas Tree Lighting. It is a great way to come together in your community and start the holiday season off right. The morning after we attend the tree lighting is a special time in our house. This happens to be the […]

Canadian Living’s 60-Day Holiday Countdown Giveaway (2016)

It seems that a few people have been carried to our site in search of this year’s Canadian Living Holiday Countdown giveaway, as we shared information about the 2014 contest. While we don’t often promote the giveaways of other sites anymore, I thought that I would share some information (and a link) to this year’s Canadian Living 60-Day […]

Turkey Dinner Leftover – Simple Casserole

As the Christmas holiday comes to an end I am left with a fridge full of turkey dinner leftovers.  Each year I am always looking for different recipes to use all these leftovers. Anyone that knows me will tell you that I am as frugal as they come, and the thought of letting anything go […]