5 Things to Do in Fairmont Hot Springs

Being in a Teacher family means being a slave to the school holidays. We are rarely able to take vacation outside of those days dictated to us by our school districts, which means we often have to pay premium rates for travel, accommodations and activities. It just means we need to save a little more […]

The Great Canadian Hoodoo Tour

Har, Billie…have ya ever seen a hoodoo? (spoken in your best pirate voice…) On our recent family Spring Break vacation, we had a chance to go see us some hoodoos. Awesome! What’s a hoodoo? Well if you’ve never seen or heard of a hoodoo, let me show you a couple of pictures. Our little 2 […]

The Family Ski Trip

On a week-long trip to the Rockies, we spent three days skiing at a small, family resort. The mountain had a vertical drop of a thousand feet, so it was pretty doable for a family of once-a-year skiers and boarders. Zachary decided he wanted to try snowboarding, so we got him into a lesson on […]