Roadtripin’ Through The Canadian Badlands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From cowboy hats to camping, to living the lake life, we were very fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the diversity of what Calgary has to offer, set against the picture-perfect backdrop of the Alberta countryside. Whether you’re interested in seeing a one-of-a-kind event, taking a trip down memory lane or living the lake [...]

Surfing, Snorkeling, and SUP at Lake Newell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Until recently, I certainly hadn’t heard of Lake Newell. It’s one of southern Alberta's largest and warmest man-made lakes and, frankly, one of its’ best kept secrets! If you’re looking to live the lake life this is a true “prairie paradise”. Located two hours south of Calgary, the clear warm waters are perfect for canoeing, [...]

Strathmore Stampede

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How many Stampedes does Calgary have? If you answered one then you are missing out. The Strathmore Stampede has been around since 1966 and runs annually on August long weekend and is home to Running with the Bulls, CPRA Pro Rodeo, and World Professional Chuckwagon races. We hit the road bright and early to get [...]

Camping in the Canadian Badlands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Distracted by the picture perfect scenery of the yellow canola fields as they contrasted against the bright indigo blue sky, we drove through rural range Alberta roads to Pine Lake, and the Spruce Bay Summer Resort. Sasha hadn’t been camping since she was a kid, and her and her sister went on an adventure to [...]

What Happens When Women and Whistler Collide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It was a warm fall September day and we were sitting around the kitchen table dreaming of a Whistler girls weekend. The logistics of getting 7 women together isn’t easy so we set forth a date and let everyone know to put it in their calendar as a “non-negotiable” must-attend weekend. The months flew by [...]

Top 5 Adventures for a Girls Weekend Getaway BC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you remember the fun and excitement of slumber parties from our girlhood days? Those days may seem like a distant memory now, but we have found a way for you to relive the experience.  Here are our top five adventures for a girl's weekend getaway BC! Surfing and Soaking in Tofino Photo Credit: [...]

Do you know how to keep a “bare” campsite?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether you are a seasoned camper or a new one, many people don't fully know the Do's and Don'ts when it comes to wildlife safety while camping. As humans, we need to be careful of our practices, so that we don't impact the wildlife and their natural habitat, as well as keeping all members of [...]

Girls Gone Glamping – Tin Poppy Retreat

Dropping the kids off at school was easily the quickest goodbye since September! The weekend we had been planning for over three months was finally upon us. The truck was packed and loaded with mountain bikes, hiking gear and way too much food as we left for our adventure filled weekend in the Okanagan. We [...]

By |2020-05-10T21:45:10-07:00May 31st, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Sarah, Sasha, Western Canada|0 Comments

Mt. Seymour Ski Lessons – Operation Ski Bunny

"I want to ski this year", she said. "Awesome!" I said. "I'm going on Friday, want to come?" "Well, here's the thing... I have NO gear." My friend went on to say that other than a ski jacket and under layers, she really had not a single item of ski gear. No ski pants No [...]

By |2020-05-14T13:55:35-07:00March 2nd, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Sasha, Vancouver, Western Canada|0 Comments
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