Shannon Falls Provincial Park

Shannon Falls is made of a series of cliffs, rising 335 metres above Highway 99, making it the third highest falls in British Columbia! The waters of Shannon Falls originate from Mount Habrich and Mount Sky Pilot. This provincial park is located right off of Highway 99, making it a very popular spot! Parking isContinue reading “Shannon Falls Provincial Park”

Packing Tips!

After receiving a few questions and requests for help packing, I have compiled a list of Tips & Tricks that I have learned over the years. Often the best way to learn is by trial and error, and trust me I learned a lot of these the hard way! I also tried something new andContinue reading “Packing Tips!”

A Small Taste of History at Yale Historic Site

I had the pleasure of staying overnight at the Yale Historic Site in the Ward house and it was amazing. Walking through the front door of the house was literally like stepping back in time, as soon as we drove onto the property we could feel the nostalgia from the old buildings. There is muchContinue reading “A Small Taste of History at Yale Historic Site”

Lake Of The Woods Rest Area – The Best Pit Stop on Highway One!

Lake of the Woods is a beautiful Rest Area conveniently located approximately 5km North of Hope, BC. It is also known as Schkam Lake, which means “calm water” in Halq’Emeylem. Such a fitting name for such a peaceful place where the lake is always smooth as glass. This Rest Area has 20 parking stalls, 2Continue reading “Lake Of The Woods Rest Area – The Best Pit Stop on Highway One!”

Cascade Falls Regional Park

This beautiful waterfall and suspension bridge is a real gem in the Fraser Valley! This short hike is only 1km round trip and located in De Roche, British Columbia! There is a map in the parking lot that clearly displays the route to the suspension bridge and this gorgeous 30-metre waterfall. Due to Covid-19 theyContinue reading “Cascade Falls Regional Park”

Paradise On the Other Side Of Kootenay Lake- Crawford Bay RV Park

I usually do not care for RV parks, but seeing as it was getting late on a Friday, we had struck out at several other campgrounds and a wrong turn took us to the Kootenay Lake Ferry, I was willing to stay anywhere but the side of the road! As we waited for the Ferry,Continue reading “Paradise On the Other Side Of Kootenay Lake- Crawford Bay RV Park”

Kettle River Recreation Area

From the highway it does not look like much, but once you get into the campground you are sure to be impressed! We were lucky to get a site near the river for one night on Canada Day! Even the Ranger told us how lucky we were to get such a beautiful site. We spentContinue reading “Kettle River Recreation Area”

Free Fire Starter

When I was a kid my brother set up a roadside stand selling firewood. He would chop the wood and tie the bundles with his friend and they would sell it together and split the money. Naturally I became jealous of this ‘easy money’ and decided to start my own business venture. Fire starter! IContinue reading “Free Fire Starter”

Twenty Mile Bay & Beyond

After a great group trip to Ten Mile Bay last week I was feeling more confident about the Sts’ailes FSR (formerly known as West Harrison FSR) road conditions and decided making it to Twenty Mile Bay was a must! With a forecast full of rain and my husband off work for a couple of days,Continue reading “Twenty Mile Bay & Beyond”

Take the Back Roads, Not the Highway

Sometimes I just feel the need to get in my truck and drive. My husband was home today and after a week full of home owner disasters, I felt the need to go for a drive. I texted my husband and made sure he didn’t have plans, then texted my friend to see if sheContinue reading “Take the Back Roads, Not the Highway”