Kinsol Trestle

With early spring weather threatening rain for the day we made a choice for some close proximity outings with easy access to the truck incase the precipitation was to much. 45 kms south of Chemainus on Vancouver Island, we wind our way through the Cowichan valley, past Shawnigan Lake to the Kinsol Trestle parking lot. […]

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Askew Creek Park in Chemainus

This park is located right in the heart of Chemainus, a small town located just 30 minutes drive south of Nanaimo on Vancouver Ialand. The park is a hidden little gem worth stopping in to see. You can find the entrance at the corner of Chemainus Road and Oak Street. I was out for a […]

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The Town of Chemainus

Tyson has been working on Vancouver Island since the beginning of March. The girls have been really missing him so we decided to pack up, jump on the ferry and go stay with him. He is staying in the Best Western Plus in Chemainus. He has a suite with separate king room, kitchen with a […]

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Family Skate On The Local Pond

With the weather being mild so far this winter we have been fortunate to be able to get outside and enjoy. With the thermometer showing -7 we were a bit hesitant to head to the pond, but the sun was shining so we chose to go for it. Our girls are still under three and […]

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Spectrum Lake

Adventure time with an overnight backpacking trip with 2 year olds in tow. We headed I nto Spectrum Lake within Monashee Provincial Park east of Vernon, B.C. We hiked in here the year prior so for more information on direction and a campground tour be sure to click here. Spectrum Lake parking lot is approximately […]

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Much Anticipated Sailing Trip On Hold For Now

Today we should be boarding a plane and heading to Nassau to meet up with our friend Ron. We had intentions of getting aboard Sunspray and sail around the Bahamas for 5 weeks. Instead, like everyone one else, I am on a self-isolation period with the girls. The three of us are at home trying […]

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