Camping in “Jerry the Parrot” May 2019

We had been talking about it for a while, how exciting it would be to camp in the jeep together. After all, we are both pretty small and its a perfect space for us to do so. So one week, while at work, I just decided to bite the bullet. I went to my dad’s…

Nolan’s Adventure: Ptarmigan Cirque, June 24, 2017

  It’s open for the season and we’re at it again! Ptarmigan Cirque has been good to Nolan and I, it’s definitely a special spot for us. Our most recent adventure there was another one I just have to share! I am so proud of my boy! ❤ The day started out with his wind…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Rawson Lake June 11, 2017

Another weekend with my boy, another adventure to get going on! Originally we had planned to go to Ptarmigan Cirque, but the highway was not opened yet. Thankfully, because I didn’t check before we left – oops, the person we were going with suggested Rawson Lake. The turn off was right there and they knew the…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Ha Ling, Aug 20 16

F.M.L Yea, yea, no swearing, I should probably keep this clean, but this is my blog and I’m just trying to be real, so let’s keep it real! What was I thinking, extra 40lbs on me, going up Ha Ling. PFFF! HA!! I must be an absolute sucker for punishment and struggling. At the same time…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Moose Mountain, Aug 12 16

OH MY GOODNESS! Our FIRST Summit together: Moose Mountain Our LONGEST hike so far together: 14km Nolan is at his heaviest: 32-35lbs Still on such a high from this adventure with my boy! I don’t even know where to start with this post, as I am just so – so happy! SO! I don’t have…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Ptarmigan Cirque Jul 17, 16

One of my FAVORITE  hikes so far this year with my beautiful boy! The rain was not going to stop, and we were not going to let it stop us either! I was on Facebook one day, and I came across this post about best hikes in the Kananaskis with kids, so I thought I…

Adventure with Friends: Grassi Lakes July 2, 2016

The Canada Day, Long weekend ended up turning out a lot better than I thought it would, as the forecast called for rain and thundershowers for a chunk of it!  – but still managed to get a lot in and it was MUCH needed! I can’t believe how much I crave open space! Fresh air,…

Adventure with Friends, Troll Falls Part 2 May 29, 2016

Troll Falls Part 2, Spring addition – last time we went it was winter and the falls were partially frozen. Quite beautiful but of course – you had to see it not frozen too! What I like about Troll Falls, is that, we were able to workout in the morning, grab lunch, and then head out…

Nolan takes the lead at Elbow Falls

It’s a Sunday morning and Nolan and I are coming out the other end of our colds that have lasted about a week and a half! We couldn’t sit at home anymore so we had a great big breakfast and headed to the gym for a workout! After the gym, it was so beautiful outside…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Barrier Lake (May 1, 16)

  Finally finished the madness of tax season and I was DYING to get out to the mountains with my boy and took the first chance I could! I decided on Barrier lake because, we had attempted to .. well… find it last summer and completely ended up in the WRONG spot, ha-ha, some little…

Winter 2015/2016

Since our Troll Falls adventure, we haven’t been out a ton in the mountains. That is completely my fault, I haven’t even been out snowboarding yet! I kept saying I wanted to do all of these things this winter with my boy and they just didn’t happen and I am not sure what the reason…

Mommy & Me Adventures: Troll Falls 

Saturday night, about 8:00pm, I am in bed ready for lights out. Nolan is asleep in his room and I don’t have much else to do. My good adventure buddy messages me up and says “let’s get out tomorrow, it’s Sunday and it’s going to be beautiful!”  I am always a bad last minute planner,…