Family Outting: Fort Rodd Hill, Victoria BC.

I may be a bit behind in writing about our family adventures, but I hope it is not too late to write about them (even if they are not fresh in my mind). Last month, in April, we planned a nice week long vacation to Vancouver Island. This involved visiting our friends for 3 nights…

Gingerbread House 2016

Starting a new Christmas holiday tradition in our household; building Gingerbread Houses. Okay, so I’m not much of a baker so we won’t be building them from scratch, though I am sure that would be fun. We also don’t have the room to create and bake the gingerbread itself so we’ll make use of store-bought…

Day Tripping to the Othello Tunnels

My 10 week parental leave is coming to an end shortly and one of the small day trips I wanted to do during my 10 week leave was visit the Othello Tunnels out in Hope, BC. Part of the Kettle Valley Railway, the Othello Tunnels (also known as the Quintette Tunnels) is situated in the…

Half Day at the Vancouver Aquarium

I think it was a Christmas gift that my mom got for my wife and I, tickets to the Vancouver Aquarium. Children 3 and Under are free which is an added bonus of course. The Vancouver Aquarium is something that I could also go back to, multiple times a year. There is also something fun…

Day Tripping to Chilliwack

What do I like about Parental Leave? The ability to do little day trips with the family on days when we normally could not do it because of my Monday to Friday work schedule. My wife recently went to DinoTown with our little guy A and mentioned that she’d like us to go to Cultus…

Beach Day

Then great thing about where we live, is that we are so close to the beach. The better part of that is because we’re residents of White Rock, we always buy the annual White Rock Pay Parking Pass, which means we can park in any paid spot within the borders of White Rock; That’s great…