Our Annual Whistler Family Vacation

{Nearly} Wordless Wednesday; our annual Whistler Family Vacation has come and gone, but of course I can still relish in all the moments in photographs and video. Our trip is usually surprise-less, and in a good way, we keep it quite simple, stay at the same hotel, eat at the same favorite spots and PLAY HARD. However this year with a diet change, no regular groupon deal offered and a new little one that’s totally and completely mobile, a few minor adjustments were made to the usual Family Vacation. We found the BEST Gluten-Free Pizza Delivery in Whistler, we stayed at a gorgeous Lodge found on VRBO and […]

How to do Whistler Affordably with Kids

We call Whistler our home away from home. Not only the fact that it’s only a 1 hour and 45 minute drive door to door, but because should we have free time as a family, it’s usually when we end up in Whistler. Sammy and I before kids went up there twice a year and we’ve managed to continue on with this travel tradition after kids with a visit in the Summer and again in the Winter.  We’ve done Whistler on a budget, and we’ve done Whistler to the max. Both have been equally as fun, except that time on our Honeymoon, it was a smidgen more […]

Parenthood is… bringing home snow from vacation

Now where do you stop? As a parent who has let their child take home snow from a Christmas Vacation, now what? I mean you’re not going to say no to that half coconut shell she drank from on your Hawaiian vacation, or that rock she found at the Grand Canyon. How about the magical water she collected from Lake Louise? EXACTLY! Look what you’ve done now! We saved it all weekend in our freezer at the hotel, and then when it came time to pack up, we put it in a ziploc bag and brought it home. It was one of those days, we were not […]