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

Attention soccer fans: Do not despair now that the … [Continue Reading]

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Summer Picnics: Tips and Traditions

We’re big fans of picnics, whether impromptu or a … [Continue Reading]

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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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Cheap Eats: 12 Ways to Save Money on Vacation Meals

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When I looked at the damage from my last vacation, I was surprised to see that our meals cost more than our airfare. Yikes! So before our next adventure I’m bringing back some tried and true ways to save money while eating out. Cook for yourself While not much of a break for the chief […]

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Whale Watching, Lei Making, and Boogie Boarding: Family Fun Adventures at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Resort in Maui

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“Oh my goodness! Look at those cute piggies!” shrieked my four-year old daughter. Not the first words you might expect to hear when arriving at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort, but sure enough, Loco and Moco are the resident pot-bellied pua’as (pigs) at this lovely Maui property. The two were munching away on their afternoon […]

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Family Travel: Road Tripping to Spokane

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Normally the idea of being trapped in a car with my kids for several hours makes me cringe. I adore road trips, but my perception of them has been greatly altered with the addition of young children. However the drive to Spokane, Washington is an annual family tradition I can never pass up, even with […]

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