Abbotsford BC, Fall Fun At Willow View Farms

This past weekend my husband was out of town for work, after a day of rain left us stuck in the house we needed to find something fun to burn off some energy. After some brainstorming with the kids, we decided that we would go apple picking. We packed up some snacks and headed across […]

BC, Top Apple Orchards in Metro Vancouver

It is that time of year again, apple season. One of the great joys of living in the Metro Vancouver area is that there is no shortage of farmers to support. This is one of the easiest ways to give back to your community and also get in some great family time. Each year my […]

Abbotsford BC, Maan Farms Country Experience

When my family was visiting from Nova Scotia we decided to take a visit over to Maan Farms to pick some strawberries. With this being our first year living in Abbotsford we were excited to check out a new attraction in the area. The morning we went to the farm was the morning after a […]

BC, Metro Vancouver Staycation Bucket List

Summer vacation is here, the moment we have been counting down for since the start of June. Though my kids would love to spend their Summer Break travelling (Disneyland & Legoland are on their radar) that is just not in the cards. My husband has already used up his holiday time for the year in […]

BC, Metro Vancouver Summer Night Markets 2016

With the warm weather Metro Vancouver’s Summer Night Market scene comes alive. With a variety of Food trucks and Farmer’s Market items for all to enjoy. These markets are a great way for our communities to come together to support our local artisans and farmers, as well as to give back to our economy. Here is […]

BC: 12 Beautiful Lakes in the Metro Vancouver Area

We are extremely fortunate here in the Metro Vancouver area that we have so many stunning lakes that are within driving distance. One of the best parts of living in this area is the different variety of lakes that are right at your fingertips. Whether you are looking for white sandy beaches or a peaceful fishing trip […]

BC, Metro Vancouver: Top Berry Farms

U-pick season is upon us, one of my favorite times of the year. Each year I like to get out to a local farm with my family and spend the afternoon picking some locally grown juicy berries. This is a great way to teach your children about where food comes from and supporting your local […]

BC, Lower Mainland: Water Spray Park Listing 2016

It is that time of year again, as the weather is becoming warmer so brings the opening of the local water spray parks. This is a great way to get your family outdoors and to keep cool. So dust off the picnic baskets, pack up your towels and sunscreen and get ready for some Summer […]

Free Fun: Register Now For Kids Bowl Free Program

Updated March 2, 2017: List of participating cities updated for the 2017 Kids Bowl Free season. The Kids Bowl Free program is back and offering children another season of summer fun, at no cost to parents! While the program originally began in the US to provide a safe place where all children could have fun throughout the summer regardless of their […]

i-Exit Escape Rooms on Granville Street

Monday evening I attended a YVR Bloggers event at i-Exit downtown Vancouver. As an avid ‘escape room’ player, (I have done about ten rooms with five different companies, and escaped all but one…) I was excited to try out a location I hadn’t attended before. If you haven’t heard of the escape room craze, let […]