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DIY Safe Winter Driving Checklist
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DIY Safe Winter Driving Checklist

When you’re a mom in Alberta carrying such precious cargo when driving, making sure you’re ready for the winter road conditions is extremely important. Today with the help of Esurance, I’m sharing with you a winter driving checklist so that will help you stay safe while traveling this season. While it’s not a glamourous subject, I think it’s extremely important to stay ready and prepared – especially in our climate!Continue reading

DIY Camper Renovations, DIY Kids Activities, Life, Travel on a Budget

Top Family-Friendly Alberta Campsites to Drive To This Summer

Now that Our DIY Camper is almost done (I can’t wait to share the final reveal with you!), we’ve scheduled several camping trips within easy driving distance this summer. While we always like driving into BC to enjoy the mountains and the ocean there, we love exploring our home province of Alberta even more. With help from Esurance, here’s my list of the top family-friendly Alberta camping spots that are on our radar this summer.Continue reading

DIY Camper Renovations, DIY Kids Activities, Travel on a Budget

What NOT to Do When Camping With Kids (+ Win a Canadian Vacation up to $5000 !)

  1. You can plan, plan, plant to your heart’s content, but sometimes things can throw you for a loop, can’t they? That was what happened with our first ever camping trip in our half-renovated camper last weekend. I was planning this trip for months, and when it finally happened, it wasn’t what we expected. Let me share with you our story, what NOT to do when you go camping with your kiddos, plus a really fantastic Canadian contest from The Brick!Continue reading