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Horsey Fun at Southlands Fall Fair

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Hay wagon ride Southlands Fall Fair

Westminster Savings Free Swims

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Weekend Round Up: Sept 13 & 14

It is the weekend of Fall fairs!  Head out to … [Continue Reading]

BBQ on the Bypass

Mink: The Best Chocolate in the World

Vancouver continues to win awards.  The BEST … [Continue Reading]

Mink Chocolates

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Duckling Discovery: Stanley Park Nature Learning for Preschoolers

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Spend time with mother nature.  Stanley Park Ecology Society presents an outdoor nature learning program that introduces young children, aged 3-5 years old, to Stanley Park’s flora and fauna.  This program offers a place for children, parents and caretakers to play, learn and connect with the great outdoors and each other.  Get your hands dirty […]

Horsey Fun at Southlands Fall Fair

Hay wagon ride Southlands Fall Fair

We have a new tradition in our house: attending the Southlands Fall Fair.  I felt like I stepped into a 1950s BBC special and kept expecting everyone to speak with British accents.  What a ton of horse and farm-filled fun! We got there when the gates opened at 10am.  I recommend arriving early as the crowds […]

Westminster Savings Free Swims

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Westminster Savings wants to help you have some FREE fun and exercise with your family.  Check out the huge number of FREE swim times they provide around the Lower Mainland! Burnaby Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool (240 Willingdon Ave) First Sunday of every month from 12:30 – 2:30pm Bonsor Recreation Complex (6550 Bonsor Ave) First Wednesday […]

Weekend Round Up: Sept 13 & 14

BBQ on the Bypass

It is the weekend of Fall fairs!  Head out to Langley for the Campbell Valley Country Celebration.  The wonderful Bobs & Lolo will be performing.  We attended this event last year and it was wonderful; a true old-timer country celebration! In Vancouver it is the Southlands Fall Fair on Sunday.  Come for a very horsey experience: […]

Mink: The Best Chocolate in the World

Mink Chocolates

Vancouver continues to win awards.  The BEST chocolate IN THE WORLD comes from Vancouver’s own Mink Chocolates.  Their Mermaid Bar just won the top prize at the 2014 International Chocolate Salon in San Francisco.  Competitors from around the world were bested by Vancouver’s very own! As I am a nut for chocolate I felt it my […]

Corn Mazes

Corn Field in Summer Drought

September and October are the season of corn mazes.  We’ve rounded up all the corn mazes we could find, and here’s our list of places you should check out with your kids! SURREY Bose Corn Maze (64th Avenue at 156th Street) Thursdays & Fridays 6pm – 8pm; Saturdays 12pm – 8pm; Sundays & holidays 12pm – […]

Cars Galore at the Langley Cruise In

1930 Model A

The cars were plentiful and beyond impressive at the Langley Cruise In.  While the sun blazed down, thousands of people descended on downtown Langley.  By 10am huge crowds were gawking at cars from every possible era.  My favourite was the antique stock car section.  I’m sure my preference is due, in large part, to the […]

Tomatoes and Bees in Tsawwassen

tomatoes from Earthwise Society

We went on a driving adventure this weekend and found ourselves in the far reaches of Tsawwassen, just past Boundary Bay.  What a lovely part of the Lower Mainland!  We had gone in search of the Earthwise Society’s Tomato Fest.  I’m so glad we went! Earthwise Society promotes sustainability through education and community outreach initiatives.  This working farm […]

Apples and Corn at Apple Barn Pumpkin Farm

Apple Barn hayride

It can’t possibly be Fall, in our house, without multiple visits to Apple Barn Pumpkin Farm in Abbotsford.  We started this tradition before our eldest was even a year old.  Now with 2 boys in tow, aged nearly 4 & 6, we have an utter blast.  This is the first year our boys didn’t live […]

The Ready, Steady, Wiggle Tour!

Ready Steady Wiggle Tour

Get ready to WIGGLE!  Anthony, Emma, Simon and Lachy will be joined on stage by the loveable Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus for a wiggly good time!  Songs from their new CD – Apples and Bananas – will be performed as well as some of their older, beloved […]