Dali, Surrealism, and Dessert

We are currently about three months behind on opening our Universal Yums snack boxes, but as it happened, my procrastination worked out in my favour for once. Just as we Read More…

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

This weekend we visited Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond. I have to say, after five years of homeschooling I’ve begun to approach exhibitions with caution. Yes, Read More…

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

This spring we visited the Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs exhibit at the Royal BC Museum. As usual, the ferry ride to Victoria was lovely, bordering on magical. I wonder Read More…

Raincity Kids

For maximum cute photo ops, I recommend letting your kids blow their allowances on fancy umbrellas.

The Van Dusen Festival of Lights

This is our fourth year of seeing the Van Dusen Festival of Lights. The first year I went because half price rainy-day tickets were being offered, and I am Mennonite Read More…

Fernridge Christmas Tree Forest

I have rules about Christmas trees. They may not be purchased before December 1st (because anything Christmas before December is an abomination) and they must come down on January 1st Read More…

Snow Day

November third, and we have a couple of inches of snow on the ground. This doesn’t bode well for those nice, civilized west coast winters I prefer. On the other Read More…

Halloween at Historic Stewart Farm

This weekend the kids and I visited Historic Stewart Farm for their Halloween celebration. I like visiting this place for holidays, as they do a great job of pulling together Read More…