Archives for August 2013

Sightseeing in Kamloops

Day one of our road trip to the Okanagan was focused primarily in Kamloops with an amazing stay at the Riverland Inn right on the banks of the Thomson River. It was hard to leave this beautiful hotel when we woke since the view from our room was spectacular plus I had drove 5 hours to get here! After checking out, we primarily focused on family-friendly and kid-welcoming sightseeing activities … [Read more...]

Trip to the Okanagan

Our final road trip this summer will be to the Okanagan over the Labour Day long weekend from Thursday, August 29, 2013 to Tuesday, Sept 3, 2013 with stops in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, and Osoyoos. It's going to be a jam-packed holiday covering a lot of ground in a few days! We'll be blogging as well as tweeting, checking in on Facebook, and sharing Instagram … [Read more...]

Unplugging from Technology

I almost missed this week's Blog Challenge about Unplugging because I was unplugged! :) The Daddy Blogger family is on a family road trip to the Okanagan this Labour Day long weekend stopping in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, and Osoyoos before returning to Vancouver on Tuesday morning. One of the reasons for going on family trips is to unplug from technology, get … [Read more...]

[GIVEAWAY] Free Tickets to The Wiggles

The latest Daddy Blogger giveaway includes a family pack of 4 tickets to see The Wiggles live at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre this Tuesday, September 3 at 2:30 or 6:30 pm. Their latest show is called "The Wiggles Taking Off" Tour and includes their newest member: Emma (Yellow) - the first ever female Wiggles! The tickets will be waiting at will call with your name on them! The Wiggles have … [Read more...]

A Taste of the PNE

The PNE Fair is known for many things: thrilling rides, the exciting SuperDog Show, the historic Wooden Roller Coaster, the iconic Pacific Coliseum, and, of course...the creative and unique food!! I was invited on a special media tour of the Fair's most unusual and creative food stands this morning with reporters from The Sun, The Province, The Vancouver Courier, Breakfast TV, News 1130, The … [Read more...]

London Drugs Twitter Party

As the father of a 15 month old daughter and another baby on the way this December, the rising use of technology among kids is something I must be prepared for. It's not something to avoid, it's something to embrace...wisely. When I was invited to a London Drugs Twitter Party ("Tweetup" for all of you Social Media savvy readers) at Minami in Yaletown to discuss the subject of touch-screen … [Read more...]

Guildford Town Centre Grand Opening

This morning, the Daddy Blogger family was invited to a VIP Media Brunch at the brand new Guildford Town Centre in Surrey! There were several guest speakers at today's media launch party including the CEO of Ivanhoé Cambridge, the General Manager of the mall, and one of the City Councillors from the City of Surrey. Some of the highlights include the "Cupcake Lady" whose dress had stations with … [Read more...]

Intelligent Potty

Since Rianne is only 15 months old, she is not quite ready for potty training just yet. However, when we decide to toilet train her, we have found the perfect helper: Intelligent Potty! Who knew you could actually have fun training your children how to go to the toilet? [youtubegallery] [/youtubegallery] … [Read more...]

Guzzie and Guss Headquarters Tour

After reviewing a few of the Guzzie and Guss products, the Daddy Blogger family was invited on a private guided tour of the brand new Guzzie and Guss Headquarters in Delta. Ironically, we had bought our original stroller for little Rianne from the current Sales Director Thomas so Guzzie and Guss has been part of our family history ever since the birth of our first … [Read more...]

Wings Outdoor Grill

After trying out the delicious Wings Restaurant on Kingsway in Burnaby (and surviving our first taste of the super hot Bobby Wing), it was time to check out the Wings Outdoor Grill Food Truck which is located at the PNE during the Fair and at various other locations around Vancouver the rest of the year. … [Read more...]

Krokodile Pear

The latest trend in juices is cold-pressed and organic which gives the highest possible nutrient value. We had the opportunity to visit Krokodile Pear in Kitsilano this weekend and try out some samples of their delicious juices! They have a sampler option which allows you try out 4 different juices. We even got a tour of the massive pressing machine in the back of the store - we'll have to return … [Read more...]