Category Archives: Travel

Five Events and Festivals to Help You Embrace Winter in Edmonton

Every year I want to embrace winter and be more active outside.  Then the snow and cold wind hits and I just want to run inside and hibernate.  You would think with growing up in Canada I would be used … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Campfires – 2016 Campground Reservation Dates

Current temperature is -22°C, windchill -31°C (that’s around -7 and -24 F for my American readers) and summer is a long ways away.  But it’s never too early to start thinking about summer fun and camping trips, as reservations are … Continue reading

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Time to Take to the Skies: A New Low Fare Airline & Year Round WestJet Flights to Europe

If you’re in Canada some air travel news broke today that’s to the traveler’s advantage.  A new low-fair airline launched today, offering flights from seven smaller Canadian cities.  NewLeaf offer flights from Abbotsford, Halifax, Kelowna, Hamilton, Saskatoon, Regina, and Winnipeg, … Continue reading

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We Have a New Favorite Playground and It’s Well Worth the Drive!

We headed out of Edmonton this afternoon to neighboring Spruce Grove.  It was a beautiful fall day so we went for a leisurely walk through their trail system at Heritage Grove Park and then played in the Japanese School (now … Continue reading

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Road Trip Idea – New Dinosaur Museum

If you’re looking for a family road trip idea this fall, look north to Wembley, Alberta.  It is the site of the new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, open to the public on September 3, 2015.  Being only 19km west … Continue reading

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Road Tripping With Children 101: How to Keep Your Sanity

Well hello, it’s been a while!  Since my last post, we finished up our first homeschool year. Academically, the year was great!  Chloe was able to explore her interests and learn about new things through many hands on experiences she … Continue reading

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Winter Adventures – Part 2

December was jammed packed with activities! Road trips, concerts, birthdays and Christmas parties, seasonal crafts and decorating, and then Christmas! Christmas with a 5 and 2 year old can be pretty intense but overall it was a fun, memorable time.  … Continue reading

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