Toddler Fun

Fiona's Playdate Cafe

Any parent knows, the challenge to keep kids entertained is a never ending battle. Five seconds into playing with their toys and they’re suddenly bored of everything in front of them and begging for you to somehow entertain them. While this is all and well.. sometimes mom and dad just need a bit of a breather – a chance to chat with some other adults and know that your kiddo

Hue Hunt

There’s something to be said about letting kids just be kids. As parents, we are always in a rush to teach them the next big life lesson. How to spell their name, how to read, how to ride a bike and swim.. I’ve learned recently that the best way for me to help Alivia learn is to step back and just.. let her learn.

Taves Family Applebarn

One of our favorite U-picks is back for it’s 25th season! The Taves Family Farms Applebarn is a personal fave in our family and we visit every year in October to grab the best pumpkins, nibble on the tastiest roasted corn and pet some of the cutest petting zoo animals ever! The Applebarn isn’t just about Pumpkins though, it’s namesake certainly shares one of the most popular aspects of the

Hats Off Day goes to Hollywood June 6th at the Heights

Like many families in North Burnaby, the Hats Off Day Festival in the Burnaby Heights District is an annual tradition that we have carried on for years. Now in it’s 31st year and with a fun Hollywood theme, it will be Lights, Camera, Action! at this family fun extravaganza this Saturday, June 6th. Every year the merchants in the Heights throw a massive day long street party to ‘to take

PNE-Lineup

The PNE and Playland are traditions in our family. Having grown up in North Burnaby our family was always at The Fair, enjoying the summer concerts, noshing on delicious fair food (oh hello mini donuts!) or thrill seeking on the original coaster – this year is no different. We’re super stoked about the upcoming Summer Concert Line-up, NEW rides and exhibits for 2015! The 2015 Fair will run from August 22

guildford pool

After  a long wait, the much anticipated pool at Guildford Recreation Centre is now open!  Having a child that loves the water, we have been wanting to check out the new pool which features a leisure pool with a lazy river, spray features and toddler area. We haven’t had a chance to head over to explore the new pool yet, but it is on our list.