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Road trip to Southern California: drive the 101 from Oregon

It was 9 pm on a Friday night when we almost got hit by lightning. Normally at 9 pm on a Friday night I’m cleaning something or feeding someone, but on this particular Friday night I was in the middle of a torrential rain storm on a road trip to Southern California. I say torrential with the authority of having …

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Road trip to California: a step by step guide

road trip to Disneyland family tradition

If you plan on doing a road trip to California and your destination is Disneyland, here’s a few tips. I’m going to cover quite a few different topics, and you can use this menu to skip around. California Road Trip Guide California road trip cost Why drive to California What should you pack to drive to California? What type of …

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Fitbit Inspire HR VS Fitbit Versa Lite

Fitbit Versa Lite vs Fitbit Inspire HR

I’ve tested out more than a few fitness trackers and smart watches over the past few years. My Youtube channel is full of reviews for different brands and styles, but by far the most popular right out of the gate has been my Fitbit Inspire HR review. Fitbit Inspire HR Review This fitness tracker looks like a traditional Fitbit, but …

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Shelly’s Holiday Gift Guide 2018

shellys holiday gift guide 2018

Can you actually believe it’s time for my holiday gift guide again? With the holidays comes shopping, and with shopping comes the need for gift ideas. Because I spend the entire year testing out cool stuff for Best Buy Canada, I am on good authority to compile a list of the must-have’s from what I’ve tested. Without further delay, here’s …

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Here’s what you’ll see when you visit Old LA Zoo

old la zoo where is it

If you’re on a road trip just rolling through LA on your way to Disneyland for a quick 5 day blast, you probably wouldn’t think about visiting Griffith Park. But if you’re like me, completely jazzed by LA history and a big fan of all those abandoned shows on Youtube, you really need to make a stop there. You can …

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Canon Beach, Oregon Gives California A Run For Its Money

Canon Beach Oregon

When you’re surrounded by farmland in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, the best view from your backyard will be a long, waving patch of grass and the tip of Mount Baker peeking over the tree-topped horizon. So blinded by greenery, it’s easy to forget that the Pacific Ocean is literally around the corner. If you want to just see …

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3 spring tasks for beginner beekeepers

beginner beekeepers

I bought an active bee colony last September from some lovely people who were moving out of the country. I always thought about getting into bees, but I knew there was a lot I needed to know before I did. When the opportunity presented itself via a Facebook ad I weighed my pros and cons, decided fall was as safe …

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What Road Trip Essentials Should You Pack For Your Next Road Trip with Kids?

I’m currently writing a travel guide called, “Let’s Run Away Together. Explore the history, the mystery, and the Americana on your road trip to California.” This chapter excerpt is on road trip essentials, also known as how to pack your car for your next road trip to California. — My daughter was only 2 and a half and my son …

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“Rules” of Bedroom Design That Were Made to be Broken

Funky green bedroom design

This guest post is courtesy of the Tuck Sleep Foundation Design rules are there for a reason. They give direction when you don’t know where to begin, and they can help keep you from making design choices you’ll regret a year or two down the road. Sometimes it’s better to think of the rules as a gray area open to …

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I Adopted An SPCA Pig, And Here’s How They’re Doing

The pigs go on an adventure

By now almost everyone in British Columbia has heard about Molly, the SPCA pig that was adopted from the Cowichan & District branch. She was seized as part of cruelty investigation, and adopted out in January. Long story short, they ate her less than a month later. I haven’t seen the video but some people commented that these people were …

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