Family Travel

No Greater Love – Canada’s Largest Christian Music Festival

I think by now most people in the Calgary area have heard the news that country music legend Reba McEntire will be headlining the No Greater Love Musicfest this year. This is exciting news for Christian and country music fans alike.This year's family friendly festival will run from August 12 - 14 at Stoney Nakoda… Continue reading No Greater Love – Canada’s Largest Christian Music Festival

Family Travel

A Fun Morning at the Calgary Stampede Parade

The chill morning air was welcome as we left our place in the country after the early July heat of the week. Not far down the road, we ran into our first traffic, a half dozen of our neighbor's calves had decided "the grass was greener on the other side" and escaped from their mothers,… Continue reading A Fun Morning at the Calgary Stampede Parade

Family Travel, Homeschool

Rocky Mountains and Cattle Ranches

Throwback Thursday - I wrote this post last April on almost the exact same day but this year there is still a pile of snow on the ground and few signs of spring but we did our studies outdoors today nonetheless. When days become longer and temperatures rise it’s tough to keep kids inside and… Continue reading Rocky Mountains and Cattle Ranches

Family Travel

Jurassic Badlands!

Visitor's Centre at Dinosaur Provincial ParkReaders of this blog know that many of my travels include and are inspired by my eight-year-old grandson. You also know that camping is one of his new favorite things to do. What else do eight-year-old boys like? Rocks, dirt and dinosaurs! This makes Dinosaur Provincial Park a perfect spot… Continue reading Jurassic Badlands!

Family Time, Family Travel

Camping? Why Yes I do That Once in a Blue Moon

Having a grandson after being a mom of three daughters has definitely changed the focus of family vacations. A visit to Disneyland for instance, features a lot more time looking for Captain Hook and Goofy than Cinderella and Snow White. Our most recent favorite thing is camping. Not that our girls didn’t like to camp… Continue reading Camping? Why Yes I do That Once in a Blue Moon