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BC Place - butter chicken poutine
BC Place Foodie: Fresh, Tasty, Creative Dining Options

It’s a foodie paradise at BC Place. No joke! Sure you can still get chicken fingers, fries, and hot dogs. But thanks to the vision of the executive chef, William Tse, the dining experience at BC Place has been revolutionized. This ain’t your typical stadium grub! Striving for culinary excellence
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Michaels Kids Club
Michaels Kids Club: Weekly Crafting Fun (events until July 6)

Did you know you can shop and have your kids entertained at the same time? Just head to Michaels on any given Saturday and have your children craft while you browse. Parents are required to remain on the premises. Each Saturday, you can sign up your little one (ages 3
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Mt Seymour Rock Chute Grill
Apres Ski Reward? Check Out the Mt Seymour Rock Chute Bar & Grill!

Less than 365 days ago this middle-aged momma took her first ski lesson. After the first lesson, the season was over and I assumed my dabbling in skiing was done. I tried it, I didn’t break any bones, and I was good to carry-on with my non-skiing lifestyle. However there
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6 Reasons to Visit Fort Langley

Fort Langley, the birthplace of BC, is a weekend destination for many Lower Mainland families. It is easy to see why so many people enjoy visiting the quaint town. The natural tourist attraction is the Fort itself. The Fort Langley National Historic Site was built in 1872 during the heyday
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Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Insanely Tasty Food & A Kid-Friendly Environment! You MUST Visit Rocky Mountain Flatbread

For years my next door neighbour has been telling me to take my kids to Rocky Mountain Flatbread. Now don’t get me wrong, I listen to my wonderful neighbour, but for some unknown reason I hadn’t followed her advice and dined there. In early December I corrected this horrible wrong
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Whoops! I Used my Kid's EpiPen
My $100 Mistake…I Injected Myself with my Kid’s EpiPen

My son and I have a rule: I have to see the whites of his teacher’s eyes every day so I can relax. My eldest has one of those nightmare-inducing peanut allergies. When he went to kindergarten (his first time away from me, ever) it was all I could do
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Skiing at Mount Seymour
Lessons & Family Fun at Mt Seymour

I wish I skied. I don’t and as the years keep passing my willingness to hurtle down a mountain wane ever more. But I don’t want my scaredy-cat attitude to influence my kids. While competitive skiing isn’t an aspiration (at least not yet), I’d like my kids to feel comfortable
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The Nutcracker by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Review – Sugar Plum Fairies, Polar Bears & Reindeer! This Nutcracker Is Made for Kids

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker is family-friendly perfect! Set in 1913, the Canadian-themed production features hockey players, Ottawa’s Peace Tower, RCMP, adorable polar bears, a fruit-cake stealing big brown bear, reindeer, and angels. The Ballet BC & Royal Winnipeg Ballet production was made for kids. And for the
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Goodnight Moon presented by Carousel Theatre for Young People
Review – The Delightful Carousel Theatre for Young People production of Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny

Every parent has read Goodnight Moon countless times to their young child(ren). Who hasn’t ever wondered what exactly is in that “bowl of mush”? The beloved tale of Goodnight Moon as well as the equally charming Runaway Bunny tale are being brought to life in a co-presentation by the Mermaid
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EcoDairy in Abbotsford
Up Close & Personal with Cows at EcoDairy in Abbotsford

Love milk? When out in the Fraser Valley, be sure to set aside time to visit the EcoDairy. Working in partnership with Vancouver’s Science World, EcoDairy educates visitors about how milk comes from the cow into the jug in your fridge. We’ve visited the red barn for farm-fresh produce, delicious
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