Sometimes it's hard to get away, you know? Whether it's time or money or arranging relatives to take care of the kids, it can be a challenge. When the kids were really young, believe it or not, it was much easier to escape even for a staycation in the city. Now, they've got homework and after school … [Read more...]
Kelly Clarkson Being Surprised With A Kid-Free Weekend Is All Of Us
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, all we really want is to have a few hours away from our #momlife duties. No laundry, no meal prep, and no chauffeuring the kids around or arguing about screen time. We'd like some time to change out of that dirty t-shirt and leggings and to actually wash our … [Read more...]
Married With Children? This Post Is For You.
Remember last week when I posted about this and told you that I wasn't really into Valentine's Day but if I was I would definitely make that happen? Well, I did it! The last year has been really crazy with our home renovation and me heading back to a full-time job so I decided it was high time Imy … [Read more...]
Mike From Canmore
I just got back from a glorious mini-holiday to the heart of the Rocky Mountains with one of my dearest girl friends of all time. We hiked, we toured Lake Louise and took in the ice carving festival, we sipped hot cocoa, we watched weird independent films and stayed up late eating junk food, … [Read more...]
Summer Getaway: City or Cottage?
Now that summer is just about at the half-way mark, you may be looking for a few ideas to fill in last-minute holes in your calendar? So, what do you prefer? City or cottage country for a quick getaway? I'm in that mode myself. In between summer camps we'd love to getaway with the kids as a … [Read more...]
Last Wednesday Sean and I loaded up our van, threw in the kids and headed up towards Ottawa. This was the second year in a row that we made the trek to visit Sean's family at their cottage/home on Mississippi Lake. We had the best time and the only thing to put a damper on the trip was another … [Read more...]
March Break Getaways
You've done it again. Waited too long to book something and now you're wondering where to go, what to do and how much it's all going to cost. But fear not.While it's true that the best price breaks for the getaway - when everyone and their grandmother wants to go away - were probably to be had a … [Read more...]
Anniversary Getaway to NYC!
Last week, my Husband and I went to NYC to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary (See photo at left!). It was a little nerve-wracking to leave the kids, but it was exciting and exhilarating at the same time! So much of our day-to-day communication revolves around the kids, and the logistics … [Read more...]