Alberta, Saskatchewan, Travel

4 Road Trip Essentials

Some of my favourite memories are from road trips. Over the years, I have taken a lot of different trips to different locations with different people. Some drives were short and only a few hours long, and some were longer, even to the point of being a few days long. It seems like road trips… Continue reading 4 Road Trip Essentials

Saskatchewan, Travel

Camping at Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Ian and I recently got back from our first week of holidays this year. We set up our tent for a week of camping at Duck Mountain Provincial Park near the Saskatchewan and Manitoba border. We hadn't heard much about this campground but decided to give it a whirl after our first choice was all… Continue reading Camping at Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Life, My Favorites

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Christmas Edition

We are well into December, which means only one thing. CHRISTMAS. I was thinking lately how different Christmas is as an adult compared to when I was a child. Different things have a different meaning now. It's no longer a magical time where you get some time off of school, see different relatives and open… Continue reading These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Christmas Edition

Local Businesses & Events, Travel

Giving Back: Good Earth Coffeehouse

One of my favourite things about the holiday season is hearing about all the companies that are giving back, especially when it's directed towards local programs and charities. For the past 20 years, Good Earth Coffeehouse has been doing just that with their annual Gingerbread Family campaign. First opened in 1991 in Calgary, they have… Continue reading Giving Back: Good Earth Coffeehouse

Home Projects, Life

DIY Advent Calendar

In so many ways, it does not feel like it should almost be Christmas. This whole year just flew by, and now December is only days away. We have our Christmas tree up, and a few miscellaneous decorations, including festive penguins and snowmen. Only one thing was missing - an advent calendar. Advent calendars were… Continue reading DIY Advent Calendar