Category Archives: Family Fun

Five Reasons to see the Movie Ballerina (Especially if you Homeschool)

Beauty and the Beast has been taking over the box office since it opened. While it does look amazing, and my girls want to see it, I think we might wait till it is available to rent so we can … Continue reading

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Edmonton + Area Craft Shows, Spring Markets & More! March – June 2017

I support local home based and handmade businesses as much as I can and Edmonton and surrounding area has a great market following.  You can always find one of a kind gifts or treasures to treat yourself at one of the markets or shows across the city. Now that the slow of post Christmas is coming […]

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Four Ways to Enjoy Winter in YEG

We’re crawling out of the deep freeze and temperatures are on the rise, maybe only briefly, but I’ll take it for now! Working from home and homeschooling means we have the luxury of staying inside on the coldest of days, but … Continue reading

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SCA Fine Arts Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Strathcona Christian Academy Fine Arts put on a wonderful performance of the Little Mermaid back in February.  The girls and I enjoyed every moment, from the decorations throughout the hall, visits with princesses, and then the show itself!   Stunning … Continue reading

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Tree Lightings & Light Displays 2016 – YEG + Area

Tree Lightings Beaumont – Brighten Up Beaumont Friday, November 25, 6pm-8pm, fireworks at 8:30pm  More info here Edmonton – Holiday Light Up November 12 4pm -7pm  More info here Fort Saskatchewan – Holiday Lights Up Celebration Friday, November 25, 5pm-7pm … Continue reading

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Day 12: Science and Sunsets

Being in our third year of homeschooling, I see daytime programs and classes geared to the homeschooling community on the rise.  More art classes, gym and sports programs and science centres classes during the day are being offered each year, … Continue reading

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CP Holiday Train is Coming To Edmonton!

The CP Holiday Train 2016 schedule is out and it will be making a stop in Edmonton this year! Thursday, December 8, the Holiday Train will roll into the Edmonton station at 7935 Gateway Blvd.  It is scheduled to arrive at … Continue reading

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Day 2: Art and Politics

Alberta Culture Days was celebrated across the province this past weekend and as part of the events, the Art Gallery of Alberta had free admission and family friendly activities on the go.  We haven’t been down for a visit in … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Sand Free Playgrounds in YEG

Don’t get me wrong, I love sand, but it can stay at the beach.  With the weather cooling down in Edmonton, flip flops, shorts and tank tops are being replaced with sneakers, pants, sweaters and jackets. One of my biggest … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Gold Bar Park Stream

While Gold Bar Park is an amazing place to explore (largest urban park in Canada!), our favorite spot within it is a shallow stream that empties out into the North Saskatchewan River.   We first discovered this fun spot while … Continue reading

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