A visit to the Museum of Natural History

When we had our whirlwind trip to NYC a couple of months ago for my dad's memorial service, one of the things that Q wanted to do most was to visit the Museum of Natural History. He was very excited at the possibility of visiting there, as it was featured on an episode or two of Wild Kratts, as well as the Night at the Museum movies (but mostly because of the Wild Kratts, ha). Before we went, … [Read more...]

Whistler Children’s Festival – WIN a weekend getaway to check it out

Summer vacation is almost here, and if you are anything like me, you are probably on the lookout for fun, but inexpensive and interesting things to do with your kids. We have been going to Whistler as a family since Q was a few months old, and as a couple since we got married. It was actually where we had our honeymoon 13 years ago! About three years ago, completely by accident, we stumbled onto … [Read more...]

Questions about Daddy – Q’s views 

My Dad is 37 and he was born in December. He is a funny Daddy and calls me Bucko. Daddy helps me with science and math. He also likes to play Playstation 4 with me. We also like to play games. We do fun stuff outside like play swords and stuff. Daddy made the swords and I helped him. He likes Coke and he likes pizza too.  Daddy is the best Daddy ever.  Daddy plays with me lots. He … [Read more...]

The past few days – (kind of) Wordless Wednesday

I've been at the most incredible conference over the past few days, and a renewing day retreat before that. I'm still buzzing from the craziness and unexpected success and popularity of last week's bikini post (so crazy you guys), and how it reached and impacted SO many people. I'm still honestly trying to collect my thoughts from these last few days, so today I decided to just share some pictures … [Read more...]

Celebrating Chinese New Year with kids, a dumpling recipe and a giveaway!

Gong Hey Fat Choy! Gong Xi Fa Cai! Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Sheep. People all over the world will be celebrating the start of this new year and hoping that it brings happiness and prosperity to themselves and everyone else. There are many ways to celebrate, but one fun way is by cooking. What better way to celebrate than to make your own dumplings! The … [Read more...]