• Family Fun,  Health & Home

    Four Ways to Enjoy Winter in YEG

    We’re crawling out of the deep freeze and temperatures are on the rise, maybe only briefly, but I’ll take it for now! Working from home and homeschooling means we have the luxury of staying inside on the coldest of days, but after a few days in, the kids are climbing the walls and cabin fever is setting in. Getting outside and soaking up the Vitamin D is the best thing you can do when the winter blues start to take hold. Here are four fun, family oriented ways to be more active this winter.   Traditional Winter Fun  Skating and sledding are my family’s favorite winter activities.  I’ve never been a…

  • Get Back To Nature

    Get Back to Nature: 142 Street and 153 Avenue Edmonton

    Edmonton has had beautiful weather so far this February, and the girls and I have had a chance to get out exploring in the sunshine a few times. I’m more of a summer person than winter, but if the temperature is -5°C or warmer and the sun is shining, I’ll tough it out. On a sunny day last week we made it out for a walk around one of our local favorites.   Tucked away in the Rampart Industrial Park of NW Edmonton (142 Street and 153 Avenue) is a nature area consisting of a pond, gravel walking trails and a few benches. On the east stretch, you can either stay on…