Rainy Saturday Explorations

This last week was a long and stressful one. I had multiple calls from WCB, my employer, and many appointments throughout the week. I knew I needed to get out and clear my head after such a busy week and lots of changes. Once I got up and as I was savoring my morning coffee,Continue reading “Rainy Saturday Explorations”

Serenity at Skwellepil Rec Site

I was long overdue for an off-road adventure and this time my husband decided to join me. It turns out we are both nervous passengers so we compromised and I drove up, he drove down! This past summer I brought our kids up here for a camping trip with a couple other Moms and kidsContinue reading “Serenity at Skwellepil Rec Site”

Sushi, Snow & Self Care up Harrison East FSR

Yes as weird and wonderful as that might sound, I decided to grab sushi for lunch on my way through Harrison Hot Springs, then head up Harrison East FSR to find some snow! Despite all of the bumps along the way, I only had a slight Miso soup spill and everything else made it inContinue reading “Sushi, Snow & Self Care up Harrison East FSR”

Hillkeep Regional Park in Beautiful Chilliwack

This 36-acre nature reserve is located at the top of Chilliwack Mountain. The land was generously donated by Pat and Paige Woodward! It features approximately 2km of trail, steep in some sections, that leads to a gorgeous viewing platform with sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains and the valley below. There are two sets ofContinue reading “Hillkeep Regional Park in Beautiful Chilliwack”

Stopping For A Breath Of Fresh Air in Cultus Lake

I was having one of those days where I had quite a few things to get done and a short time to do them. I was already running behind, had been stuck at the longest train I had seen in awhile and was feeling a little bit stressed on my drive to Cultus Lake. OnContinue reading “Stopping For A Breath Of Fresh Air in Cultus Lake”

Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 13.5km down Chilliwack Lake Road, Allison Pool Recreation Site is a Group Site full of beautiful old growth trees and the sounds of the Chilliwack River. This is a group site that is Reservable with a $50.00 Reservation Fee and a Group Camping Fee of $119.00. There are 7 sites and this price includesContinue reading “Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 16km down Chilliwack Lake Road is the site of what used to be Thurston Correctional Facility. This was a Minimum Security Facility used for prisoners serving time for petty crimes. I remember camping nearby as a kid and the bus would pull up and the prisoners would get out and start picking up garbageContinue reading “Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!

I feel so blessed to live in this beautiful place in British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and river areas to explore! However, every year there are tragedies that serve as a reminder that these beautiful places can also be deadly. If you are traveling on a Forest Service Road (FSR) then there are a fewContinue reading “Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!”

Happy New Year 2021!

As we shift into the New Year and a New Beginning, A New Chapter, it is important to stay positive. “Look out your windshield at your future, not in your tiny rear view mirror at your past.” Focus on the future and the things that you can control during these uncertain times. As strange andContinue reading “Happy New Year 2021!”