My glamping in the mountains weekend

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We have officially hit fall in our region. But rather than decorate the house to the hilt for the season, there was something else on my agenda I desired more. And that was head for the hills before our rain started. When it rains in BC, it doesn’t mess around. We can be buried for WEEKS with […]

The message from the amazing sights of Hope

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Remember my little two night getaway to Hope while my son was in camp? Today I’m going to take you for a walk, taking in the awesome sights! And wait till you see where it led me… { click pics to enlarge } Hope is a neat little town. The streets feel unbelievably spacious, like […]

Reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre

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This magical find of reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre called Mountain Border Floral in Hope, BC Canada was a complete and wonderful fluke! When my son was at camp, I had a full day to tour the little town of Hope at my complete and utter leisure. Do you have any idea how thrilling […]

A funky tool box side table with hidden junk storage

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This funky little side table has a secret. Actually, two! #1. It’s a toolbox on wheels.  #2. Wait till you see what it can store… You saw it here first…  official remote storage! YAHTZEE! (bustin! this is what we say in Your Funky Junk to something pretty spectacular) When I went on my little weekend trip […]

A little R&R at a bed and breakfast

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In my last post, I talked about taking my son to camp for the weekend, and rather than do all this driving for hours, I decided to look into staying at a bed and breakfast instead. I mean, to enjoy a new town by yourself, eating where you want and shopping wherever you please? What […]

Content. Finally! (with vacation video of camping at Hope)

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I was cleaning up the travel trailer today after our last little camping adventure. And it left me feeling confused. Every summer we camp. It wasn’t that long ago that we could afford a lifestyle of leaving our trailer year around at our favorite camping resort and enjoy a getaway every single weekend. In fact, […]

The campground that helped save our dog

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I’ve often been asked why we don’t make more wilderness types of choices with our chosen campsites. And my stock answer is always, “What if we need help?” I’m a sole parent that is relatively new to towing a travel trailer. ‘Nuff said! However, this round I received help only a private campsite with heart […]