Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

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…

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…

Calendar of Events – February 2019

Annie the Musical – Burnaby – February 1-16 Align Entertainment presents the family favourite Annie: The Musical.  Annie is based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, and it has become a worldwide phenomenon.  With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.  She is…

The Wellness Show Returns to Vancouver on February 2 – 3 #Contest

With January half-way done, some of us may be finding it a tad hard to keep the new year’s resolutions we made ourselves. Fear not, if you’re looking for help staying committed to a healthier and better you, attending this year’s Wellness Show might be the inspiration you’re looking for. This year’s show offerings include…

Top 4 Christmas movie picks for the 2018 holiday season

Christmas is a time when families often keep the tradition of spending at least one evening together, enjoying a delicious meal followed by relaxing in front of the TV to watch a favourite holiday movie. Our family is no different. We love the holidays because it brings our family and friends together, helping us to…