Family Travel – 15 Trips in 3.5 Years!!

Salt Spring Island Ferry

One of our passions is to do as much family travel as much!! Since getting married, here are some of the places we have visited: (2011-2012) 1) Honeymoon to Alaska (July 2011) 2) Harrison Hot Springs (Dec 2011) 3) Seattle (Sept 2012) 4) Whistler (5x already, Dec 2012 - Cabin, Oct 2013 - Intrawest, Oct 2013 - Helicopter, July 2014 - Children's Festival, Oct 2014 - Tech … [Read more...]

Vision Board Party at Westside Grand

Vision Board Party

Over the last few years, I have become a passionate advocate of Vision Boarding!! I helped organized Vision Boarding Parties for the past 3 years in 2012, 2013, and 2014 and this year, I was invited to speak at a Vision Boarding Party at Westside Grand organized by Genicca Whitney! For those of you who missed last Sunday's Vision Board Party with Genicca Whitney, here' a link to all the Videos … [Read more...]

Edward Lai Photography

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When looking for a good Family Photographer, we consider a few different qualities: 1) Personability - how well does the Photographer connect with us and with our kids? 2) Creativity - how creative a photographer is he or terms of posing, shots, and final results? 3) Experience & Expertise - how much experience and expertise does the photographer have in capturing families, … [Read more...]

Get Set Go Entrepreneur Summit

Get Set Go Conference

My first major speaking engagement of the year will be on Sat, Jan 31, 2015 from 9 am - 5 pm at the Jewel Ballroom! I'll be sharing about how you can leverage a blog to build community! You can get 30% of the regular price by using promo code "DaddyBlogger": … [Read more...]

Book of the Year

Norman Vincent Peale

Each year, we pick a Word of the Year which is our overall theme of the year! The last few years, we have used the words "Teamwork", "Adventure", "Discovery", "Marriage" and "Parenting." This year, we chose the word "GROWTH." However, up until this year, we haven't had a book of the year yet! After attending my YVR Masterminds group tonight, I came home, prayed through which book I … [Read more...]

Blueprint for 2015

Ricky Shetty - Cartoon

It's one thing to set goals, it's a whole other thing to create a Blueprint of how to achieve those goals. As part of my YVR Masterminds Group, we each created our blueprint for the year! Here's mine!! Ricky Shetty’s Blueprint for 2015 P1 (FINANCES) I easily make $100,000 in income by Dec 31, 2015 at 11:59 pm ($80,000 active, $20,000 passive) P2 (FITNESS) I easily weigh 180 … [Read more...]

Ricky & Anne’s Bucket List

Ricky Shetty Sky Diving Picture

Every year, we update our Bucket List of things we have completed and things we still want to achieve (both this year and in the years to come)! This is one of the quotes that most inspires me to complete my bucket list! “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe … [Read more...]

Word of the Year 2015

Tree House Cafe

Do you have a word of the year? Here's ours... GROWTH!! Every year, we establish a new word to define our year! We choose one word as our dominant/major theme which helps us keep focused on the bigger picture. We have done it for the last 5 years - here's a look back at our Words of the Year: 2010 was our year of "Discovery" 2011 was our year of "Marriage" 2012 was our year of … [Read more...]

Daily Video Affirmations


Every year, I look for new and creative ways for me to achieve my goals for the year! For 2015, I am doing a Daily Video Affirmation which declares my top goals for the year! Here are my first 4 Video Affirmations - I do them once in the morning and once in the … [Read more...]

Goals for 2015

Daddy Blogger Family

On Jan 1, 2015 of every year, we write down our goals on our blog!! We have done it for the past 3 years - here's a look back at our goals over the last few years: Goals for 2015 Goals for 2014 Goals for 2013 As we enter 2015, we are excited to see what the New Year has in store for us as individuals, as a couple, and as a family unit!! Anne will be writing her goals on her website … [Read more...]

Year in Review 2014

Daddy Blogger Family

One of our annual traditions at Daddy Blogger is to do a Year in Review post where we share some of the highlights from the past year as well as our annual Year in Review Highlights Video! It's been an amazing year of growth for our family of four! We have each grown as individuals, as a couple, and a family unit. We have built up some strong communities in Vancouver and ran several successful … [Read more...]

Book-O-Beards – A Wearable Book


Have you heard of a wearable book? We certainly hadn't...until we got a copy of Book-O-Beards for us to review on Daddy Blogger! This such a creative way to read a book! Basically, there are 5-6 characters all with different beards and a short phrase for you to read to your kids! We had so much fun reading the phrase and passing the book around from Rianne to Ryan and then back to me! They … [Read more...]