Catch the Vancouver Aquarium Butterflies Before They Fly Away

It’s all butterflies at the Vancouver Aquarium right now until the end of September. The beautiful Costa Rican visitors can be found at their Amazon Gallery. Several exotic species can be found, such as the Cream-Spotted Tiger Wing Butterfly, or the Postman Butterfly. If you’re lucky (or if you’re wearing a bright shirt), They may…

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival blooms again on April 10!

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival is back with more Instagramable moments than ever. This year, the festival promises an incomparable explosion of colour, fragrance and family-friendly fun. Starting on April 10, the first two weeks of the festival will eature 10 varieties of hyacinths and 17 varieties of daffodils, and include one-of-a-kind, handmade floral mosaics. From…

Capture the spirit of the season at Canada Place

Running for four weeks this year from December 7 until January 3, the public is invited to experience the nostalgic tradition of the Woodward’s Windows, a magical holiday lighting display, the Sails of Light, and the festive Avenue of Trees.  “Every year we look forward to inviting the community to enjoy this colourful holiday exhibit,…

6 Free (Yes, Free!) Must-Do Holiday Events

I love Christmas, everything from the lights, the merriment, getting together with family and friends, singing carols, the whole thing. Now that I’m a mom, sharing holiday traditions with my family has become even more important. The holidays are pricey enough, so I’ve compiled a list of my favourite FREE things to do during the…

3 Things to do at Cultus Lake this Summer

We’re so lucky to live here in beautiful BC. Sometimes we take for granted how beautiful the scenery is, the mountains, the water, the forests. One place that’s standing out for me right now is Chilliwack BC. I’ve been spending a lot of time there lately. Chilliwack is only 1.5 hours away from Vancouver and…

Visit San Diego: San Diego Zoo

A visit to San Diego isn’t complete unless you make a trip to their popular and famous San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo, residing in Balboa Park, houses over 3700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Did you know that it is one of the largest conservation zoos in North America? In…