Herring on Gabriola

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Yesterday after we picked the kids up from school a friend and I took a group of 7 kids down to Orlebar Point in the Berry Point area to catch a good look at nature hard at work. The herring are running and the beaches and surrounding waters are full of Fishing boats, herring eggs,… Read more »

Kale…who would have guessed

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We were at a going away party for a friend last night, pot-luck of course.  We love pot-lucks because everybody always makes their best dish and you are able to feast on wonderful food until we are stuffed. Robyn made Kale Chips, something we have recently been making for our families regularly and can report… Read more »

Mt. Washington day trip

Posted by & filed under Daytripping on Vancouver Island, family life, fitness, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Holidays and Special Events, Kids, People, west coast, West Coast Living.

One of the wonderful things about Gabriola being so close to Vancouver Island is the ease at which we can make a day trip up to Mt. Washington. Yesterday for a treat we took the family, including my sister-in-law visiting from Toronto, up to the mountain to go snow tubing for the afternoon. What a… Read more »