• What's the best age for Disney?

    The Best Age for Disney | When Should You Take Your Kids?

    I get this question a lot: What’s the best age for Disney? When should we aim to take our kids? To answer this in the most simple way possible, my answer is now. The best age for Disney is whatever age your kids are right now. The truth is, every age offers different advantages and disadvantages. In this post I’ll break those down and let you decide what matters most to you. The Best Age for Disney: Babies We’ve taken all of our kids to Disneyland and Walt Disney World while under the age of one. Truth be told, those trips were more about the rest of the family then…

  • how to go road tripping with kids

    The How To’s of Road Tripping with Kids (And What Not To Do)

    Road tripping with kids can be a bit intimidating. If you’re new to the family travel world, it’s a great way to get your feet wet! It’s more affordable, you can choose your destination based on numerous factors, and there are so many ways to keep the kids happy! Whenever I come across someone who is nervous, I remind them that it’s a lot easier than plane travel. When you’re driving, you get to set your own schedule! You don’t have to worry about anyone being bothered besides your own family, the snacks are in your control, and you can stop whenever you need to stretch those legs. Still worried?…

  • Bridal Veil Falls

    When Adventure Calls You | Visiting Bridal Falls, BC

    Some days I wake up and crave an adventure. We haven’t had a ton of family time lately and felt the need to spend some concentrated time together. We didn’t have the time to spend the night anywhere, so we loaded the kids up in the truck and headed to Bridal Falls. Bridal Falls is located in Eastern Chilliwack, near where the highway splits off to take you towards Hope or Harrison Hot Springs. It’s open from 8:00am to dusk and has lots of picnic areas and pit toilets. We arrived around 9:30am and there were only two other vehicles there. The weather was gorgeous and the kids were super…

  • save on flights and cruises

    How To Save On Flights To Your Dream Vacation

    Finding ways to save on flights when we go away is always my top priority in regards to travel. As a family of five, we could be paying anywhere from $1000-5000 on just our airfare. That’s a huge chunk of cash that’d I’d rather save for another vacation! Driving is an option in some circumstances, but because time is money (or in my husbands case, lost days of work) we usually try to find cheap flights or alter our plans. However, there are some tricks I’ve come across and I want to share them with you!   How To Save On Flights For Your Dream Vacation My first piece of…

  • Egyptian Exhibit Victoria

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs is Coming To Victoria

    My six year old has been obsessed with all things Egypt for months now. We’ve been pouring over books about pyramids and sarcophagus’s daily and he cannot get enough! He desperately wants to see these things in person, but because of travel advisories we don’t have any imminent plans to visit.┬áThen I heard some wonderful news; Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs exhibit is coming to Victoria, BC! For the first time in North America, you’ll have the opportunity to experience what life was like in Ancient Egyptian times. With over 300 artifacts that date back 4000+ years, you’ll get up close and personal with coffins, statues, and golden jewelry. What…