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Autumn Equinox with Zulu and Zephyr

Summer came and went but it will go down as our most memorable yet. We kicked off the first day of Fall with a road trip to our favourite escape. We love the T'sek Hot Springs just outside Pemberton. Imagine sitting in a wooden tub in the middle of the woods with hot mineral water, followed by a cold pool soak to cool off. They're open 365 days a year and in Winter it's even more beautiful with the snow falling. Although going sans kids is much more relaxing, it's a great spot to hit...


Weekend in Seattle

Last minute decisions always make for the best memories. My husband Ryan works in the film industry which has long, and i mean looong, every changing hours. After just passing one another in transit for over a week he finally got the day off. Off we went, packed the boys up, made sure to not bring any kinder eggs (ha!) and remembered to make sure none of our passports and nexus cards were expired. (if you read my post on Cuba, you'll understand why)

 

It's pretty trippy to be able to travel to another country and back again in...


Thanksgiving in the Woods

After a few weeks of colds and not so good vibes in the house, we decided to escape to Ryans mums new place in the woods near Princeton, about 3 hours away. Imagine 5 acres in the middle of nowhere with trailers from the Seventies. This was my kinda Thanksgiving with the boys and Bella (my old pup). Isaac and Zig roasted Marshmallows, Zig freaked because his hands got sticky, and we wandered through the woods and because Bella isn't exactly a ferocious K9 I was fairly certain we would all be eaten by bears. I was wrong! We had...


Sea to Sky

Like clockwork Saturday morn rolled around and we packed up and were out of the house by 8 AM. We were en route to Whistler until we realized the FOUR THOUSAND cyclists were part of a big event and were ALL going to Whistler Village. We drove right on past because helllooooooo, too many skin tight shorts and we didn't wanna scar the boys for life. JK I just get bad anxiety in overcrowded places.

 

We decided to hit up Pemberton for lunch, then continued onto Joffre Lakes Provincial Park and got passed on the 5 minute hike (my...


Golden Ears

I always wanted to live in the city, Vancouver never sleeps and the sound of cars and glow of lights at night was always so alluring. Being born and raised in Maple Ridge (about 45 minutes outside the city) when someone asked where I was from, I felt like saying Maple Ridge made me not as cool as someone from the city. It wasn't until the boys joined our fam that I realized I FUCKING LOVE THE SUBURBS. Maple Ridge is SO beautiful, we live 10 minutes from the mountains, lakes, rivers. There's no shortage of things to do and...