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Yearly Archives: 2015

Gear-less Camping. The Best Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors Without Owning a Tent

So you want to take your family out camping but haven’t attempted it before? Wanting to test the waters beforeView full post »

Let’s be Explorers at Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park has long been a family favourite of the Nielson Family. My grandparent’s ranch  wasView full post »

Let’s be Explorers at Elk Island National Park

I’m a little ashamed to admit that I’ve lived in Edmonton 10 years and have never made the trip out to ElkView full post »

Happy Camping at Carson Pegasus Provincial Park

My sister put Carson Pegasus Provincial Park  on my camping radar a few years back and this summer we finally made itView full post »

Happy Camping- The Necessary Nonessentials

Camping with kids is a whole lot of fun. I can say that with all honesty- even through the bug bites and lack of sleepView full post »

Happy Camping in a Yurt

Did you know there are Yurts an hour away from Edmonton stocked with gear and ready for you to spend a night? WellView full post »

Fieldtrippin’ at John Janzen Nature Centre

It’s no secret that I like to keep busy. My oldest daughter loves exploring and learning so we seem to go on ourView full post »

Let’s Be Explorers- The Best Hikes in Edmonton with Kids

Sometimes we all just need a little nature and don’t have the time to get out of the city. Thankfully, we live inView full post »

Happy Camping in a Tipi

My girls have a keen interest in Aboriginal Culture.  The trips to Writing-on-Stone Provinical Park, Head-Smashed-InView full post »