A Day at the Races at the Deighton Cup

If you are looking for an event where you can showcase your best outfit and have the thrill of betting on a horse, Deighton Cup is for you! The 11th year of Deighton Cup just happened this past weekend on July 20th. Located at the Hastings Racecourse, the festival has been an event that people…

Sunrise Ridge Resort in Parksville BC

We had such a fun time in Vancouver Island – first Sooke and now Parksville! We stayed at the beautiful Sunrise Ridge Resort – this is another True Key Resorts property – they have 4 signature properties on Vancouver Island. Sunrise Ridge Resort its only 30 minutes away from Nanaimo. The resort has a modern…

JLT Chicken World

I present to you yet another amazing fried chicken restaurant. JTL Chicken World is a Korean fried chicken restaurant owned by a husband and wife. The restaurant has been opened since October 2017 so it’s fairly new but boy do they know how to make delicious fried chicken! They are made with 100% rice flour…

Family Friendly Cheakamus Splash – Canadian Outback Rafting

I occasionally seek thrills. I may or may not have ridden “The Beast” at the PNE 3 times in one day last year. So naturally, when I was given the opportunity to try out whitewater rafting with Canadian Outback Rafting in Squamish, I jumped at the chance. It was such a great experience for my…

Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

I’ve lived in Surrey for almost 15 years now. In my time here, I’ve seen Surrey grow into a great city, a place where I’m raising my family. Why I think Surrey is so great? Many reasons. Affordability being one, diversity is another. Everything from the vast green spaces, to the culture (hey, did you…

First Time Cruise Experience & Tips

Last year when I was planning a family trip for 2019, my parents suggested taking us “kids” on a cruise. They had in recent years started taking cruises and said it would be the best way to plan a vacation as the cruise basically has something for everyone. When we discussed where to go on…

Homemade “Earls” Cajun Chicken #Recipe

For my birthday, my coworkers and I went to Earls Station Square in Metrotown. It’s a newly opened restaurant so we wanted to check the place out. I ordered their Cajun Chicken, and it was DELICIOUS! Very flavourful and savoury. I think this may be my favourite chicken dish aside from fried chicken! The Cajun…

A Weekend of Family Fun at River Rock Casino and Resort

Nestled along the banks of the Fraser River overlooking the gorgeous boardwalk lies the River Rock Casino and Resort. Conveniently located roughly 5km from Vancouver International Airport, it offers upscale dining, indoor salt-water pool and water slide, spa, gym along with a 24-hour casino and live entertainment. Before we had children, The River Rock was…

Insadong Korean Restaurant

After a long day of shopping at Coquitlam Centre with my family, we were hungry so we wanted to eat something good and satisfying. Then two of my friends, who are Coquitlam experts, recommended Insadong Korean Restaurant, located on North Road and Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam. Insadong Korean Restaurant is a Korean barbeque restaurant where…