Forget Love, I’d Rather Fall in Chocolate

When I was young, I distinctly remember mom spending hours trying to figure out how to properly temper chocolate.  There seemed to be some sort of magic to it that eluded her despite the numerous attempts.  When it comes to baking and frankly any cooking, this woman can figure out anything, so the enigma that is tempering has plagued…

Dinosaurs & Drumheller on Display

Drumheller and the Tyrell Museum are well known, southern Alberta attractions that receive a lot of attention and with good reason.  We have visited both the town and the museum on many occasions with many of our guests and it never gets old.  Our adventure started with a quick drive through the town of Drumheller…

Getting Dusty at the High River Rodeo

lt should come as no surprise for those of you that enjoyed our I want to be a Cowboy post, that there is a growing allure for the Cowboy lifestyle so it wasn’t hard to convince the family that we had to experience a good old fashioned rodeo!  We had heard from many sources that there are…

Sheep River Falls and Flowers

You will have seen by now that the Exploring Alberta Team has some favourite locations that we like to share with guests when they come for a visit.  Often, these are easy walks or hikes to a spectacular vista or in this particular case a beautiful set of waterfalls on the Sheep River.  It was first shared…

A Trip Back in Time at Heritage Park

Looking to spend some fun filled days in Calgary with our godson and mom, we debated the various options for local day trips that would offer the best fit for the “dynamic” schedule of a two and a half year old.  Heritage Park had been mentioned by coworkers as a fantastic place for a family…