Whyte Lake

Adrienne: We’ve been on the look out for new hikes to do. Of course there’s never a shortage, but sometimes we get lazy and just end up doing hikes we’ve done before because we know the routes and how long the hikes will take. Both Amanda and I were itching to try something we hadn’t…

Winter is Coming… (Part 3/3…or 4, or more)

The cold and wet has definitely picked up here, so we feel like we’re becoming kind of experts at toddler-friendly indoor activities to do around Vancouver. Our Winter Is Coming  posts have been quite popular as well, so for those two reasons, we’ve decided to continue the series rather than limiting it to just 3.…

Iona Beach

Amanda: There are some places in Vancouver, where we’ve never even thought about hiking. If not for our trusty favourite site, Vancouver Trails, we never would have found out about Iona Beach Regional Park. The park is on a tiny spit of land that extends out past the Vancouver Airport, south of UBC. It’s home…

Four adults, four toddlers, four backpacks

Day Camp – Just Do It!

I hope everyone had a great Remembrance (Veterans, for you guys south of the border) Day! We had a fabulous one here. The weather has finally dried out and sunned up. It’s cooled down a bit too, but you can always add more layers so we don’t mind! Sometimes, Adrienne and I spend a ton…

Stopping for a hug from T

Thanksgiving Hikes

Adrienne: Last weekend A and E went away for the long weekend. We were actually supposed to join them on a little weekend getaway, but ended up having to stay home. Over the weekend, we each ended up doing a few hikes of our own, so we’re going to do a split post this week.…

pumpkin patch

Daily Outdoors: By the Farm

Not sure what to do with the kids today? Take them to a farm!!   I’m sure I’ve mentioned how much I love fall, but let me just mention it again. With Fall comes coloured leaves, cooler weather, and PUMPKINS! For some reason Fall always reminds me of my childhood – the start of school,…