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  • The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of … Rattlesnakes
    Green hills of Grand Forks

    View of Grand Forks, British Columbia as we enter the town

    My mom grew up in Grand Forks, BC, where she spent an idyllic childhood. It’s always been a special stop on the way to Nelson, which is where (more…)... Continue Reading


  • Lists: The Key to Successful Family Camping
    Tents are set up in campground

    Camp Is Set Up…Let’s Enjoy!

    Maps, driving directions, packing lists, playlists – these are the fodder for a good road and camping trip. Here are some (more…)

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  • Camping in Whistler…try SUP Yoga.
    SUP Yoga Class on Alta Lake

    SUP Yoga on Alta Lake

    Wobbling while attempting tree pose on a paddleboard in the middle of the lake was more than a little unnerving. Not so much because it is one of yoga’s easier poses, (more…)

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  • Tips to Keeping Mosquito Free
    animated mosquito

    Annoying pesky mosquito

    Besides being the all time summer pest to most, it is a fly. Generally there are three types, with more than 3,000 species;

    “Ades” or better known as floodwater mosquitoes lay their eggs in early spring ... Continue Reading


  • Honeydew and Pikas: Traveling with (Potentially) Carsick Kids

    RV travelling in British Columbia Motion sickness can strike even the toughest of children.

    Recently our family took a trip up to Christina Lake from Vancouver (about 7 hours’ drive) and thought we had everything covered.

    Now, if you don’t have small kids, or you’re the type of parent who has already nailed this, please feel ... Continue Reading


  • Hey Ho Elaho
    river rafts on Elaho River

    Rafts on the bank of the Elaho River, Squamish BC

    When the sun is beating down as it has been in BC for the last few weeks, the only thing you wa... Continue Reading


  • Hike the Chief!
    Squamish, BC

    Peering over the Chief

    If you’ve ever driven from Vancouver to Whistler, entering Squamish you will no doubt have been left gaping at  the stunning Stawamus Chief rock ( The Chief, as it’s loca... Continue Reading


  • Garibaldi Lake Hike
    The lake when hiking Garibaldi Provincial Park

    Snow melt on Garibaldi Lake, in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Whistler, British Columbia

    The hike to Garibaldi Lake is a cruisy ... Continue Reading


  • Family Fishing in Whistler
    Family Paddling at Whistler

    Family Paddling at Whistler

    They say that fishing is good for the soul. As the sun suffused the early morning sky, bobbing around in a kayak on the still waters of a Whistler lake in search of a catch – it truly was a moment for inward reflection. (more…)... Continue Reading


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