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Charity Burpee Quick can usually be found making coffee, reading by the fireplace, or wishing for a grand adventure. She loves to travel, write stories, and take pictures, especially when she can persuade her teenagers to come and play. Charity lives in Calgary with her husband and 3 kids, who sometimes decide they’re too old for Mom’s schemes and plans, but can usually be convinced to join the fun. When she’s not writing for Family Fun, Charity can be found at the public library, figure skating at the local rink, or playing with her piano.

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Pack Up the Babies and Grab the Old Ladies . . . Family Vacationing in Palm Springs!

Posted on: November 24, 2017

Chores, activities, school, and work. Kids, grandparents, and siblings. Even when living in the same city, good family time can be in short supply, as families juggle the general triumph and turmoil of everyday life. How many times have you said, “I need a vacation!”? For many families, the answer
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Look Up! Summer 2017 is a Great Time to be a Star Gazer

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Summer is a great time to make memories with your kids, and this summer is an amazing time to be a star gazer! The warm nights (and the no-school-mornings) make it easier and more convenient to pack up the crew with blankets and snacks and head out of the city for a
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Island Fun Camping at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, Vancouver Island

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Some people love camping. It’s a scientific fact that getting out into nature is good for your health. I, however, do not love camping. The cold, the dirt, and the stumbling midnight sojourns to the bathroom (and I’m being generous here) don’t thrill me. What I do love is travelling.
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