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The Long Haul: 5 Ways to Make Trailer Camping Easy

My husband and I bought our first camping trailer … [Continue Reading]

Truck and Outback Trailer ready for camping

100 Things To Do Before You Grow Up: A Bucket List for Childhood

There are approximately 6,570 days from the time … [Continue Reading]

100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up

Family Travel | August Vacation Deals

Doesn't it feel like just yesterday the kids were … [Continue Reading]

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Power to Go: How to Keep your Devices Charged on the Road

Technology is supposed to make our life easier … [Continue Reading]

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The Long Haul: 5 Ways to Make Trailer Camping Easy

Truck and Outback Trailer ready for camping

My husband and I bought our first camping trailer when we were both just 17 years old. It was a 1963, 13 foot Scamper and it had survived a small fire and years of mothballs. It was not pretty by any stretch of the imagination, and to be perfectly honest, it probably wasn’t road worthy […]

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100 Things To Do Before You Grow Up: A Bucket List for Childhood

100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up

There are approximately 6,570 days from the time we are born until we are officially an adult; what can kids do to fill those days?  100 Things To Do Before You Grow Up, by Lisa Gerry, is a highly inspirational bucket list for childhood that will get them off to a great start, and what […]

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Family Travel | August Vacation Deals

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Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday the kids were done school and summer break started?? And now, it’s August and the pressure to begin the back to school mode is starting! Well, I for one, am not quite ready to surrender my summer holidays thinking about “back to school” yet so I spend my days […]

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Blueberry Springs Cottage in Albas Provincial Park, Shuswap, BC

Blueberry Springs, Albas Provincial Park, Shuswap, BC-3821

Finding the perfect place to spend our family summer vacation is mind-bogling. We finally ended up booking Blueberry Springs, a secluded cottage located in the North Shuswap, right beside Albas Provincial Park after doing some research on VRBO and reading the positive reviews about it. We knew we wanted a cabin near a lake, but […]

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Power to Go: How to Keep your Devices Charged on the Road

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Technology is supposed to make our life easier right? We have the sum knowledge of the world at our fingertips through a smartphone and with this magical device we can figure out how to change a tire, make a soufflé, or soothe a crying child by letting them watch cat videos. Until the battery dies. […]

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Kickstart your Travels with Coca-Cola at Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

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Attention soccer fans: Do not despair now that the World Cup has ended. Coca-Cola and Sheraton Hotels feel your pain and want to keep the spirit alive with a new promotion that allows travelers the chance to enjoy Coke products and take home some FIFA World Cup collectibles as souvenirs. Until July 31, guests booking and staying […]

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Summer Hands and Beach Feet | The best polishes and press-ons for your nails

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Ever since one barefoot summer’s eve, as we played a neighbourhood game of kick-the-can when my cousin told me I have “troll feet,” I have been somewhat self-conscious of my hooves. I have dedicated a great deal of time and effort to disguising their monstrousness with cute socks, toe deforming foot wear (admittedly self-defeating but […]

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Summer Picnics: Tips and Traditions

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We’re big fans of picnics, whether impromptu or a yearly tradition. We started picnicking years before we had children, and have only increased in scope (and complexity, admittedly) in the years since. Our favourite for years was Symphony Splash in Victoria. We set up a picnic on the lawn of the Empress Hotel and ate […]

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Enter to Win Passes to see Earth to Echo at CINEPLEX theatres across Canada {Giveaway}

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Three friends are suspicious when a mysterious construction project starts in their neighborhood, but when they start receiving strange text messages, they know something is amiss for sure. The friends do what anyone in their situation would do, and go to the authorities. The trouble is, no one believes a bunch of kids with no proof! […]

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Island Hop: A Family Get Away to Vancouver Island

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What do you do when rotating strikes in an ongoing labour dispute disrupt your kids’ school days? We seized it as an opportunity for some family time and when our rotating strike day fell on a Friday we made it a long weekend trip to Vancouver Island! Easily accessible by ferry, a quick 90 minute […]

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