Having lots of relatives in the Okanagan, I grew up camping at beautiful, clear, BC lakes with sandy beaches. Thus, living in GP, I was fairly disappointed with the mainly murky water-body options. And when we thought we found a half decent water hole, someone would find a leech attached to their leg! Well, thanks…Continue reading The Ultimate Beach Day Trip from Grande Prairie: Shaws Point
Now that summer is here (and Covid restrictions are loosening), I’ve been dreaming of sitting on a sunny patio with a fancy cocktail and some amazing eats! Originally, I thought only a few food establishments in Grande Prairie had outdoor seating. But actually, there are many! According to my knowledge, there are 35 with outdoor…Continue reading 35 Eateries with Outdoor Patios in Grande Prairie
One warm, sunny, Sunday last fall we decided it was the perfect day for a little hike with the kids. I had been wanting to check out Red Willow Falls all summer but we just never found the right time to go. As with everything, I scoured the internet to find out info about the…Continue reading Red Willow Falls Trail near Grande Prairie, Alberta
This lazy-man’s easy, healthy, chocolate, avocado pudding ticks all the right boxes! If you are anything like me, you’ve been eating way too much junk since this coronavirus isolation has started. Or maybe that’s because I’m pregnant…hmm…either way, I have been craving sweets! So I bought some avocados and made my “lazy-man” version of a…Continue reading Lazy-Man’s Easy Healthy Chocolate Avocado Pudding
I’ve been having a blast searching Etsy for some of the best quarantined Mom shirts I could find! In fact, online shopping has been giving me maybe a little too much happiness since I’ve been in isolation. What else is a Mom supposed to do when she it stuck at home with 3 needy munchkins…Continue reading Best Quarantined Mom shirts from Etsy!
I picked Real Mayab Hotel & Bungalows as a place to stay en route from Cancun to Progreso, Mexico (close to Merida) for several reasons! The hotel was reasonably priced, had great looking grounds and a fabulous pool, and was about halfway to our destination. It would also be a great place to stay if…Continue reading Review of: Real Mayab Hotel & Bungalows (close to Chichen Itza)
If you’ve never heard of Valladolid, you are missing out! Valladolid is a quaint colonial town in the Yucatan peninsula (and Yucatan state!) of Mexico. Luckily, we stopped overnight during our two week family vacation since it was roughly half-way between our previous stop (Merida) and our last, Puerto Aventuras. Having researched beforehand, I knew…Continue reading What to See in Valladolid
*Image is my own. Please do not use without permission. When choosing a hotel to stay at in Valladolid, I based my decision off of two factors…location and rooftop hot tubs! So, we reserved a room at La Aurora Hotel Colonial for our 1 night stay after visiting Progreso and Mérida on route to Puerto…Continue reading La Aurora Hotel Colonial Review – Valladolid, Mexico
Find out what not to miss in Tumbler Ridge, BC! Your family will love exploring and not run out of outdoor adventures! Waterfalls, dinosaur tracks, hiking and the list goes on!
Review of the Flatbed Creek Lions Campground just outside of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia! Learn about the amenities, campsites, location and why I recommend this campground!