Family Adventures

Roller coasters, waterslides and Wave pools, Oh my! Our 30 hour adventure at The West Edmonton Mall

Roller coasters, waterslides and Wave pools, Oh my! Our 30 hour adventure at The West Edmonton Mall

The skies were blue and the air was crisp. With the five of us packed in our truck, we left Calgary and drove into Edmonton 2 days after Christmas. Why were we in notoriously cold Edmonton you may be thinking? Well, Pat and I had […]

Simple Outdoor Family Fun Around The Homestead this Christmas

Simple Outdoor Family Fun Around The Homestead this Christmas

During the winter it’s easy to hole up inside like a pack of bears hibernating (especially when you live in Canada!). However, humans are not bears and there’s a lot of fun to be had outdoors. This Christmas season, take your family outdoors, get some […]

8 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

8 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Driving in the wintertime is a completely different ballgame than your everyday driving. There is snow and ice to contend with, including ice that you can’t even see. Add to that dealing with other drivers that aren’t quite sure how to drive in winter weather, […]

Crafty Old-Fashioned Christmas Fun

Crafty Old-Fashioned Christmas Fun

Sometimes the best times are the simplest times. You and your family can have an old-fashioned Christmas by enjoying some fun holiday crafts. Here are five old-fashioned Christmas craft ideas to enjoy. #1 Paper chain – Paper chains can be made year around. However, they’re […]

8 Tips for Winter Travel to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

8 Tips for Winter Travel to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

During winter holidays and school breaks, you and just about everyone else in North America are a lot more likely to be traveling. For vacations, family visits, or whatever your travel plans are, you want to make sure you arrive safe and healthy. Wash Your […]

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is often one of events people most look forward to. There’s just something special about the twinkling lights, the smell of pine in the air and the festivity. If you’re tired of fancy decorations or want to take your holiday decorating […]

Travel Bucket List ~ Australia and New Zealand (Oceania)

Travel Bucket List ~ Australia and New Zealand (Oceania)

I am so excited to share with you my Travel Bucket List ~ Australia and New Zealand edition! I have been wanting to visit Australia and New Zealand for a very long time so this list has been built up over a long time! Hope […]

TBB Asked….And I answered. Fall Edition

TBB Asked….And I answered. Fall Edition

    1. Favorite Fall Sweet Treat? I’d have to say either apple crisp or pumpkin pie! 2. Red, Yellow, or Green Apples? Red. They are just so versatile. Eat them fresh, good for baking, saucing and drying. 3.Favorite Fall Sport to Play? I don’t […]

Fun things to do while camping and what to do if it rains

Fun things to do while camping and what to do if it rains

Things to Do While Camping If you think that camping is just sitting around the campfire and eating hot dogs and roasting marshmallow…well, those are some of the best things, but certainly not all there is to camping. This post contains affiliate links. See full […]

Weekend Getaways for those who Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Weekend Getaways for those who Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Some individuals love to get away for the weekend and simply rest and relax, while others really get a charge from spending time in the great outdoors. If you are one of those who enjoy the great outdoors, then there is sure to be a […]