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Your Small BC Town Getaways – Seaside Edition

[vc_row]A year ago (yikes!), we asked you, our loyal followers, to share your favourite small-town getaways. And you delivered! You shared insights, activities, and photos of places that, for varied reasons, hold special meaning for you and your family. The sense of community that many small towns exhibit is reflected in this generous, open sharing [...]

From Kennel to King Suite: How a Puppy Took Over a British Columbia Hotel

[vc_row]It’s what no parent ever wants to hear… “He’s not here Mom…I can’t find him!” It was 9 pm, and I was cozy in bed on the verge of falling asleep, when I heard those dreaded words. Our daughter had come racing into our room with tears in her eyes. We had just returned earlier [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:39:29+00:00November 13th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Western Canada|1 Comment

Ultimate BC Family Road Trip Summary

[vc_row]This summer we took off with a goal to explore our beautiful home province of British Columbia (and a bit of Alberta too.) From crashing waves on Vancouver’s west coast, to sky high mountains through the Rockies, to pristine warm lakes in the Okanagan, we put together the Ultimate BC Family Road trip and now [...]

The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa

[vc_row]“Wow, that’s the biggest pool ever” the kids swooned, before dropping off their towels and jumping in! My husbands smile was as big as theirs as he showed off his “ID approved” wristband, allowing him poolside service while the kids swam. I was hungry and was thrilled to find a healthy, gluten free, dairy free [...]

Top 7 Vancouver Day Trips for Families

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver Do you have guests coming from out of town this year? Want to take them on a day trip that they won’t forget? We’ve put together our top 7 Vancouver day trips for tourists (or locals who want an awesome staycation!) Check them out: Grouse Mountain Photo Credit: [...]

7 Things I Learned About Myself this Summer

Our 2017 summer was one that dreams are made of. I had set forth a goal of making the most of every single day of summer with my 700 days of summer theory and made good on my word through July and August. From Canada wide 150 celebrations to spending over 40 nights in a [...]

Vancouver Island Road Trip

Tofino had been on our family bucket list for longer than I can recall. A destination that everyone swooned about but yet never materialized to earning a spot on the annual calendar for a trip. So this year, when a friend asked, "Wanna come?" we jumped on the chance and made our reservations as soon [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:26:45+00:00September 15th, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Tofino, Victoria, Western Canada|0 Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

[vc_row]It’s almost Father’s Day again! Last year, we presented our Father’s Day Gift Guide, filled with great ideas to wow the father in your family. This year, we’ve updated the list with more great ideas for the notoriously difficult-to-buy-for dad in your family. Once again, the emphasis is on experiences, not products, though we do [...]

Top 5 Long Weekend Escapes

Long weekend season is upon us, and my favorite thing to do is head out of town! We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world and weekends should be enjoyed with a combination of relaxation and outdoor exploration. When choosing the perfect long weekend destination I look for places that include: [...]

Chateau Victoria – Home away from Home

One thing I love about Tourism Victoria is that they always know the best place to stay and their recommendations for Chateau Victoria were no exception.We asked for a central location in the city that boasted a unique, traditional Victoria feel and they recommended Chateau Victoria. After our adventure out at Wildplay Elements Parks we [...]

By |2019-10-11T13:31:13+00:00January 3rd, 2016|Canada, Solo Adventures, Victoria, Western Canada|0 Comments