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Top 5 things to see and do in the Okanagan
Brought to you by Interac Association and TheCo We just spent a blissful summer holiday in Summerland, BC. Summerland is situated about 45 minutes outside of Kelowna and is a popular tourist destination in the summer for many reasons. The main reason we like to holiday in Summerland (and in the Okanagan area in... Read more
How I Recharge #EasyRoam (GIVEAWAY!)
A couple of years ago, I started an annual tradition of 5 days away in Palm Springs WITHOUT my children. I know how some parents feel about this: How could you possibly be away from your kids for that long?  I also know how other parents feel about this:... Read more
Travel:  Where to Eat, Stay and Explore in Squamish, BC
Whether you are planning a mama’s weekend away, hosting family from out-of-town or you just want to get away for a night with your sweetie to experience something new and exciting… Squamish is a really awesome option for all of the above! Squamish is not only super fun as... Read more
TRAVEL: Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, BC
There aren’t many things in life more beautiful than witnessing the marriage of friends you love and adore. Last month, one of these friends got married in her hometown of Nelson, BC and I had the honour of being there to celebrate the lovely couple.  I spent 4 days... Read more
Travel: Nectar Yoga B&B on Bowen Island
One of the most incredible things about living in Vancouver is the accessibility we have to vacation spots. By car, we can get to the mountains, the lakes and quaint beach towns.  By boat, we are minutes away from all the beautiful islands around us.  Exploring new places nearby... Read more
Family Travel: What to see and do in Summerland, BC
Earlier this week, I shared PART 1 of our recent trip to Summerland. We were super lucky to be hosted by the Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa.  If you want to do Summerland right, this is where you stay.  Read all about it by clicking here. For this post, I’ll... Read more
Family Travel: Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa
Portia and I recently went on a mommy-daughter roadtrip to the Okanagan.  We packed up the car, loaded up on snacks and hit the open road.  It was the perfect weekend for so many reasons. It’s hard for me to believe that Portia is nearing the end of Kindergarten!!... Read more
Family Travel: Kid-friendly adventures in Zihuatanejo, Mexico
We just got home from two lovely weeks in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. I feel warmer, more relaxed and a little less pale than a couple of weeks ago.  Vacations really do work wonders for the mind, body and soul! I feel very lucky to have been visiting Zihua for over... Read more
3 creative Spring Break ideas to surprise your family
Spring break is a great time to create a new experience for your family that will provide lasting memories. The best way to take advantage of this time is to think outside of the box for activities. Here are three spring break ideas you probably didn’t think of, but... Read more
Family Travel: Calgary’s “Right Here” Moments to be experienced
Calgary, maybe best known to tourists as the city that hosts the annual “Calgary Stampede”, is so much more than a rodeo destination.  Calgary has grown into a vibrant and exciting city to both live in and to visit.  Some of our closest friends live in Calgary with their... Read more