Family Van Life Budget: The cost of living 3 months on the road!

It feels like only yesterday we were living the dream life traveling around in Dusty our 1993 VW Eurovan. The trip that ended in December brought our family closer together as we explored 3 provinces and 6 States over 3 months. As promised in the blog post “Finding Money for a Family Van Life Trip”, …

Skiing with Kids : Hitting the slopes with a 1 year old

My name is Lila Berg and I am a proud wife to Ryan, mother to Mavis and teacher to many! I love my job as an educator and my new role as “mom” the absolute most. Spending time together with our little family brings me a lot of joy and teaching our daughter to love…

Avalanche Safety: Avoid these 6 Mistakes

I posted  an epic picture of my family completing a hike on Twitter with the caption “Shorts in the snow… That is Alberta Spring Hiking”. I then tagged the Banff National Park @banffNP  in the photo.  Following posting the photo a series of feelings of embarrassment, stupidity and worry crept up after  hearing their response…

Green UP Challenge: Reducing our waste to a single jar

Choosing to Green UP our life and reducing our  waste to a single jar for the month of March was one thing. Actually following through would take some thoughtful preparation and planning. To become waste free the first thing our family needed to do was to look at the waste that we were producing EVERY…