First Camping Trip with Baby

This past weekend we went out for our first camping trip (and hike) of the season and E’s first ever! I started planning our trip a few weeks ago by booking a single night of camping at Bow Valley Campground near Calgary. I chose the location because it had reservable campsites available, looked nice enough …

Weekend Update

I was going to update about the last two weeks of January (because wow – how can we be at the middle of the month already?) but I can’t really remember what we did. It was cold, and I went back to work (and I’m sure some other stuff). So, instead I’m just covering the …

The MacDonald Family Christmas Tree Hunt and Blogger Christmas Swap 2016

Read about previous years: 2015,  2014,  2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006 We’re still having this terrible cold snap here in Calgary, which made for an interesting annual Christmas tree hunt last weekend. If it hadn’t been the only real weekend to get our tree we probably would have stayed snuggled up at home but instead we layered up and …

The Other Weekend – A Day in Canmore

We are having a spell of very nice weather here in Calgary. I would say its unusual, but I seem to remember riding my bike to the zoo many years ago on Remembrance Day so it isn’t that unusual. With all this nice weather, its been hard to stay inside and work when I want …