Calgary Stampede, Calgary Stampede Parade, Family Travel

Horses and Cowboys on 9th Avenue? Must be the Calgary Stampede Parade!

For those of us who are native to Calgary waking up just as the sun is breaking through on the horizon is not unusual. We're used to working with folks in the East who are two hours ahead of us so we do it (but maybe don't like it all that much). Of course, there… Continue reading Horses and Cowboys on 9th Avenue? Must be the Calgary Stampede Parade!

Family Travel

The Loveless Cafe – Our Favorite Lunch Spot in Nashville

OK, so who am I trying to kid with that headline? The Loveless Cafe is more than our favorite lunch spot in Nashville, it's one of our favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner places anywhere in North America. From the very first time I visited there with my girls (on the suggestion of a friend) I… Continue reading The Loveless Cafe – Our Favorite Lunch Spot in Nashville

Family Time, Family Travel, Five Minute Friday

No Better Way to Spend the Day (Five Minute Friday)

When I saw today's Five Minute Friday prompt I immediately envisioned myself enjoying the warmth of sunshine as I listened to sea birds while enjoying time spent with my family. The ocean is one of my favorite places. I love the majesty of the mountains too but there is something about the water that is… Continue reading No Better Way to Spend the Day (Five Minute Friday)

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Disney, Disneyland, Family Travel

C is for Chicken Florentine {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

I'm joining you all from Disneyland this week so I decided to share one of my favorite recipes from The Happiest Place on Earth for the letter C, Chicken Florentine from Blue Bayou Restaurant in New Orleans Square. I love that Disney happily shares their most popular recipes from their restaurants and resorts. All you… Continue reading C is for Chicken Florentine {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Family Travel, Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Chasing Buffalo

Today's drive into Alberta's history focuses on our First Nations Peoples. You may have heard them referred to as the Treaty 7 Nations (after the treaty that was signed in 1877 between the Canadian Government and five First Nations; Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, Stoney-Nakoda, and Tsuut'tina. Alberta has a rich history. Nowhere is this more apparent… Continue reading Chasing Buffalo