Embrace winter. Get up and get out.

I did something different this weekend. I made a concerted effort to stay and play outdoors in the cold. Plus I chose where I thought would be a beautiful winter playground, Waskesiu in Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan. I couldn’t have been more right. I had found Saskatchewan’s winter wonderland.

Heavy snow laden pine trees, windy white roads and animal sightings a plenty, Waskesiu  boasts a perfect winter landscape to get outside and reconnect with nature while trying out some fun winter activities.

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Moose Jaw: More than expected. Surprisingly.

Moose Jaw is a city that has a lot going for it in terms of tourism. In this month’s travel spread for Pink magazine, I go beyond the obvious hot spots and unearth some other gems found in this great southern Saskatchewan destination.

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Read this month’s magazine here.

As they exit …

Fall is clearly upon us. Leaves turning and landing on the ground, brisk mornings and the absence of my fine, feathered friends have been noted.

This will likely be my last bird post of the season as the steady exit becomes more noticeable each weekend I go birding around my cabin area.I plan on doing a provincial bird tour next year so that I can expand my birding horizons, so stay tuned!

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Saskatchewan Birding as a New ‘Birder’

Ok, it’s official, Saskatchewan birding is awesome!! I love being a new birder and learning all about neat birdy behaviours! There is so much to learn though. I was told today that I really need to travel up north and do some birding in the Prince Albert area. Also, that if I had a naturalist as a tour guide that would be helpful. I would love to do that in the future as I do love that area of the province, but I have to say that I think what we have going on in the immediate region around Regina is pretty darned awesome.

I think a full fledged birding tour should be in my future. I am already assembling my wish list of birds that I want to see. One day, one day… Continue reading