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6 Binge-Worthy Netflix Shows

So, Game of Thrones is done forever – le sigh. What shall you do to occupy yourselves on Sunday evenings now? Never fear! There are so many great, binge-worthy shows to dig into on Netflix these days. From drama to comedy, kids to teens, here are a few choices to pick from. Or, if you’re like us, just fill you time on Sundays arguing about what you’re going to watch next…

9 Cottages and Cabins Around Chilliwack Perfect for a Quiet Getaway

Chilliwack’s Summers are a truly unforgettable experience. Everything comes to life, the colours are so vibrant and with extensive nature, lakes and rivers, there is just so much to do! Whether you’re looking for a tranquil couple’s getaway, or a perfect place on the lake to gather with your family this Summer, you can find it all here. We took the liberty of putting together a list of cottages, tiny homes, and cabins around Chilliwack we think you will love.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

I find Father’s Day gifts to be one of the hardest gifts to buy. Unless your guy has a specific hobby that you can add to each year, it can be really hard to come up with what to get. Lucky for you, I’m here to help you with a few ideas this year!  

If you have young children, I find homemade gifts to be the best option. What Dad doesn’t love getting gift made just for them by their little ones. A few that we have done in the past year are:

Summer Solstice Soirée en Blanc at The Kraus Berry Farm & Estate Winery

What better way to welcome the Summer than with a soirée?  Join us June 21st at Krause Berry Farm and Estate Winery for an evening filled with fun, food, wine, dancing live music and more!

The Summer Solstice Soirée en Blanc is a magical way to celebrate the longest day of the year and the beginning of Summer all while helping local families in need! All proceeds will go to provide support to local families over the Christmas holidays this year through Think Generously Society. Last year we supported 32 families through our unique fundraising events! Lets aim to beat this number this year!

Great Camping Spots Around the Fraser Valley

It’s May, which means campsites are rolling out those open signs and the relaxing days are here.  Camping on the river is always a soothing experience, the rush of the river always seems to ease the mind ,but don’t just take our word for it, try it yourself!  We’ve chosen 11 different sites in some of the most scenic places sure to bring a smile to your  face! If you’re feeling particularly stuck in choosing a campsite whether it be small and intimate or large and “loud” we’ve got the right choice for you.   

Perfect Gifts for Graduation

After a full and busy school year, June is a time of celebration and excitement. Final tests are written, projects are handed in and grades are awarded. For students and parents, June is a season to look forward to what life holds next while remembering the challenges and successes that have met you along the way. 

No matter what level of schooling your graduates are completing – high school, university, masters programs  being able to honour their achievements is a wonderful part of their education journey.  

May Long Weekend Activities and Events

May long. Its the first long weekend of the year that promises outdoor adventures. This year weve lucked out, as the weather has been absolutely perfect for any type of activity you could dream up for the long weekend.  Most people book their May Long plans way ahead in anticipation of sunshine & fun, but if the Victoria Day stat is looming and you still have no plans, dont worry, Ive got ya.  

 Here are a couple of fun ideas for your May Long Weekend: 

St. Ann’s Parish Spring Fair May 24th-25th

 

St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Spring Fair and Garage Sale on Friday May 24th from 4:00 – 9:00 pm and Saturday May 25″ from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This family-friendly event attracts visitors from many neighbouring areas as well as from within the Abbotsford community. This event is not only a very important fundraiser for the church, but also an opportunity to welcome the treasured Abbotsford community and  get to know each other better.