WAC Bennett Dam

Over the long weekend we hit the road and headed out to Hudson’s Hope – about an hour and a half away from where we are in Fort St. John. The drive was absolutely beautiful with rolling hills, farm pastures, rivers and streams all passing by our windows. We carried on […]

A Radium Retreat

You know how a person can go on vacation and it’s so much that you get home and think “I need a vacation from my vacation.” That’s exactly what I went through over the holidays. The husband and the kids and I headed out over to Vancouver Island for Christmas. We […]

Cirque Éloize at Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede of 2015 is off and running! What better way to begin the festivities than with Cirque Éloize’s iD. Directed by Jeannot Painchaud,  iD is a bustling stage show that blends circus arts with dance and music. The city scape projected on the stage’s backdrop gives a sort of graphic […]

Canmore – a budget savvy vacay

I know, I know.  Things are unstable here in Alberta. The economy is slow, things are uncertain, oil oil oil blah blah blah.  Not to make light, because I know this is a very real problem and people I know are affected.  But for some, it’s less a matter of […]

Win! Costa Mesa Trip and Shopping Spree (ended)

Did you miss Post 1 and Post 2 about Costa Mesa? Go back and read about my stay. I’m so excited to share this with you guys.  I’ve been telling you all about the fabulous time I had in Costa Mesa, California and now you can enter to win a […]

Costa Mesa – A More Relaxed California – Explore

Beach I only managed to spend a short amount of time at the beach in California so I stuck to the nearby Huntington area and it has everything you’d want.  A pier, waves fit to surf on, sandy beach, volleyball nets, good eats and loads of sunshine.  It was only a […]

Costa Mesa – A More Relaxed California

Access and Navigation I recently had the pleasure of visiting Costa Mesa, California and at first I was having heart palpitations thinking I’d have to fly into LAX.  The worst part of traveling is dealing with airports – they’re so big and so full of people and I never know […]

10 Tips for Rock and Fossil Hunting in Alberta

Nate is one of those kids with pockets full of rocks.  When we’re out for a walk his eyes are on the ground searching for treasure.  He comes by this honestly because my father is the same way.  My dad is retired now and he’s taken up rock hounding formally […]

Treated like a Child at Sparkling Hill Resort

My children are lucky little beings.  I am realizing this now after being treated like a helpless child all week.  I don’t mean that in a bad way…I’m speaking of being taken care of.  When is the last time someone washed your hair?  Or made your bed?  And don’t forget […]

Camera Fun at Heritage Park

  Since getting my new camera a few months ago I hadn’t really had a chance to play around with it.  So last week I took it to Heritage Park and spent some time snapping.  Here are my favorites.           I’ve been shooting with a Nex […]

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