Off-Grid and What Does That Actually Mean?

Off-Grid and What Does That Actually Mean?

In today’s society everyone is plugged in and “on” all of the time. For many of us checking our phone for messages, tweets, Tik Tok, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest is a multiple-times-a-day thing to do. I admit, I do my fair share of those things 

Road Trip Within BC And Amazing Poutine

Road Trip Within BC And Amazing Poutine

As Spring arrives my thoughts turn to road trips and travel.  With Covid still affecting touring, today I am going to reflect on a particular road trip heading into the interior of British Columbia.  Our journey took us to a great gem in the Cariboo 

Intentional Living and Making A Plan

Intentional Living and Making A Plan

As I sit to write this blog post I wonder what kind of year 2021 will be for me. I wonder what kinds of things I will do, what new things I may learn, where I might go. My one wish for 2021 is that 

Truly Thankful And A Mountain Top

Truly Thankful And A Mountain Top

This weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada.  A time to reflect on the past year and to truly be grateful for what we have and what we have endured.  2020 has been a tough year for so many and to you I want to say I 

Glamping And How I Learned About Wine Tasting

Glamping And How I Learned About Wine Tasting

Ever notice that the things you perceive to hate…sometimes it is because you don’t know all there is to know?   Take me and wine.  For years I believed I hated wine.  Why?  I had a horrible taste of wine years ago which convinced me 

A Cabin By The Lake And An Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

A Cabin By The Lake And An Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

  Recently we went to a family member’s cabin in the BC interior Cariboo region.  This particular cabin is at the end of the Lake Tyee where you are completely off grid.  No electricity.  No plumbing.  No internet.  No cell phone signal.  It was magical!   

Cooking while camping does not have to be boring

Cooking while camping does not have to be boring

How do you barbeque when you go camping?  Is it the standard hamburgers, hotdogs, steaks and chicken?  Or do you venture outside the norm and go for souvlaki or twice baked chicken wings? Last September, while in Oliver for our annual getaway we had a 

Hiking in Beautiful BC – The Chief

Hiking in Beautiful BC – The Chief

One of my favourite ways to relax on a weekend is to go for a hike or walk.  Living in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia there is no shortage of places to get away to.  I also love to take photos.  I do not