Family Roadtrips –  Kamloops, BC Part 1: Staying Cool in Kamloops

Kamloops gets a bad rap down on the coast for being kind of a bro town with not a lot to do. We have a family wedding up there this summer, and I have really enjoyed the time I’ve spent there. If you’re looking to test your kids’ road trip legs this summer, I highly […]

Ships to Shore Festival in Steveston – May 5 – 7

If you’re looking for something cool to do this weekend, the Ships to Shore Festival, Steveston’s annual Tallships festival,  is in full swing at Garry Point Park! The ship this year is the Kaiko Maru, a four-masted training ship from Japan. The boys and I were lucky enough to get a chance to go on board. […]

Get Away to Tofino, BC

Sometimes you just have to get away. Before we had kids, up until I was pregnant with Breccan actually, Nick and I took an annual trip to Tofino on Vancouver Island. We always went in summer, and we always camped. Once we had kids, the ferry cost, road with no stops, and potential for cold […]

Vancouver Christmas Market

I have never been to Vancouver’s Christmas Market. We went on a weekday, hoping to avoid some of the crowds. The Christmas Market was exactly what I’ve been needing. Both boys have been sick with colds and coughs. Breccan even went to the ER with bad croup. One of my depression triggers is staying too long in […]

Long Beach, Washington 

We spent the weekend in Long Beach, Washington visiting family. I was hoping for a chance to post about some of the sites, but the weather was not so great, and the boys were nursing colds and coughs. One of the most frustrating things is when both boys fall asleep in the car when we […]