YYC Getaway: Top Spots

YYC Getaway: Top Spots

A couple of weekends ago, my good friend Karin Usipuik and I took a getaway trip to Calgary, and it was such a great experience!  Karin and I often joke that our friendship has made us believe in the power of online dating – simply because our friendship grew completely through connecting online.

As a little bit of backstory for you, Karin and I met through Instagram.  We were both just venturing into the world of blogging, Instagram, and influencing, and Karin was brave enough to send me a DM introducing herself.  I’m so glad I took the opportunity to respond and get to know this person who has become such a great friend!

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I’ll be home for Christmas….

The Block Family – Christmas 2013

There are very few real surprises in life.  I mean really – if you think about it – when was the last time you were truly SURPRISED by anything? At least, anything good?!  Surprises, usually tend to be bad:

Surprise! A flat tire!

Surprise! Your jeans from last fall don’t fit anymore!

Surprise! Mommy I gavemyself a haircut!

See what I mean?

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Top Travel Tips

Brace yourselves.  This is a long one!

People are always asking me how I manage traveling with small children, so, I decided to compile a list of my top travel tips.  I can’t take credit for all of these tips, because many of them were also passed on to me, or may just seem like common sense.  However, these are the tips that I would pass along, based on my own experience.  I hope you find these somewhat helpful for any future traveling you plan to do with the kiddos!

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