Redneck Grandpa: Was that an Ant in your Ear?

Redneck GrandpaI hail from small town British Columbia where the main industry is forestry, beer is king and the culture varies from redneck conservative to hippy liberal. My father is a throwback who marches to the beat of his own drummer and a devoted grandpa. But things get really interesting when Grandpa goes into redneck mode.

One evening, my husband and I left the dude with Redneck Grandpa and Grandma for a date night with a nice dinner out. Just as we finished our meal, I received an unexpected phone call saying everything was okay but the dude has something stuck in his ear and we are on our way to the hospital. Continue reading

Harrison Hot Springs with Kids

I am always on the lookout for fun family getaways and Harrison Hot Springs is one of my new favourites! We were lucky enough to enjoy two unique getaways to Harrison Hot Springs this year and it was so much fun. This is what we learned: Continue reading

Canada Day in Burnaby, New West and the Tri-Cities in 2015

We are proud Canadians and love celebrating Canada Day. In past years, we have taken part in amazing celebrations in Burnaby, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and New Westminster. If you are looking for Canada Day activities in the area you really can’t go wrong. Here’s the rundown of what’s happening for Canada Day events in 2015: Continue reading

Trymester App for Prospective Parents

When my husband and I decided to start trying to conceive early in 2006,  it was the beginning of a long journey where I would learn about both my fertility and infertility. Continue reading

The New Red Robin Kids Menu and a Giveaway

“I want to go to Red Robin!” That’s the plea I hear from my 6 year old son when it’s time to choose a restaurant for a special night out. Red Robin is right at the top of his list. So I was interested to hear that Red Robin updated their kids menu in January and are officially launching it in June 2015. Continue reading