Author: Lindsay

Episode 12

Episode 12

In this episode we follow up with our kids book recommendations from episode 10! We also discuss Canadian Authors including the ever popular Robert Munsch. Following with our childrens book theme we discuss Charlie’s trip to Hogwarts (in Florida and London!)

Show Notes:

Favourite children’s books (aka recommendations this week!):

Sara: Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel

Nicole: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Lindsay: Ring of Endless Light by Madeline L’Engle

We also spend a whole lot of time taking about episode numbering and ordering. And then basically this episode got a bit lost in the whole Christmas thing… Sorry, Telly!

Episode 13-Christmas!

Episode 13-Christmas!

It’s our Christmas episode! yayayayayayayay!

In this episode we discuss some of our family Christmas traditions including our “found family” tradition (#shoottheglass)! We also discuss some very Canadian Christmas facts and share Charlie’s adventure of meeting the REAL Santa Claus!

Christmas Movie Recommendations (besides Die Hard!)

Nicole: Elf 

Lindsay: Muppet Family Christmas 

Sara: The Muppet Christmas Carol

Episode 10

Episode 10

In Episode 10 we discuss our Life Wife Anniversary, Nicole’s wedding, the origin of walkie talkies and recommend more books to each other!

Charlie in all his ring-bearer glory!


The origin of the Walkie Talkie

Recommendations to each other:

Lindsay is recommending “Afterworlds” by Scott Westerfeld

Nicole is recommending “Walk Two Moons” by Sharon Creech

Sara is recommending “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” by Salman Rushdie


Episode 9

Episode 9

In our ninth episode we follow up on our book recommendations from our last episode.  We also discuss a past adventure of Charlie and add a bit of Canadiana to it!

Show Notes:

Winnie the Poo Heritage Moment 

Powell Street Ode to Citra

Maui Brewing Company Pineapple Mana Wheat

Pyramid Apricot Ale

33 Acres of Darkness

Rum Runner by Sea Cider 


Hamilton in Sunnydale Twitter

Code Names the Board Game

Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider

Halloween Episode

Halloween Episode

In this very special spooooooooooky episode we discuss Halloween costumes as kids and adults (and Charlie’s of course!) as well as candy you can only get in Canada and recommend our favourite Halloween movies!

Super Charlie! And his friend Bat-Finn!

Show Notes:

Candy that is truly Canadian 

Lindsay recommends “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown”

Sara recommends “Arachnophobia

Nicole recommends “The Nightmare Before Christmas


Episode 8

Episode 8

In our eighth episode we discuss one of our group’s motivational tools, the Friendly Fitness Wager!  We also add delicious Beaver Tails to our Canadian section and add a new section to Where in the World is Captain Charlie!

Show Notes:

This week we are once again recommending to each other!

Lindsay is recommending “This Rough Magic” by Mary Stewart

Sara is recommending “Dragon Flight” from the Dragon Riders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey

(PS: check out Sara’s awesome other podcast Nature Finds a Way!)

Nicole is recommending “Sleeping with the Fishes” from the Mermaid Series by MaryJanice Davidson


Episode 6

Episode 6

In our sixth episode we discuss our love for Saturna Island, our other organization Whale Tales and the Saturna Island Marine Research Education Society!

For a better look at Saturna, check out this amazing video!

Show Notes:

The evolution of Cetaceans (Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises)



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