Travelling with Kids: A How-To

Planning a winter getaway with your family? What starts off in your mind as relaxing time away can quickly get away from you.... We’ve found there are some things parents should know when traveling with kids – and it doesn’t seem to really matter what ages you’re dealing with – check out these tips from our experts: Rush Hour: Whether ...

Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies

Are you participating in a cookie exchange for the holidays? Try our recipe for Peanut Butter Bacon cookies, it's a unique twist on a definite winner! Ingredients: 1 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. baking soda 7 slices cooked and diced bacon Directions: Preheat oven to 375°. Beat peanut butter, ...

December: What’s Happening

December brings wintery temps and holiday excitement! As we get into the spirit of the season, we’ve got lots planned at the resort… From a week of family fun to celebrating the New Year, 3 different ways! Here’s just some of what we’ve got planned for this month: Be Our Guest: Why not plan a stay-cation and spend your Christmas break with ...

Pumpkin Brownies

If you just can’t get enough of fall’s favourite flavour, give our pumpkin brownie recipe a try! Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup butter, melted 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ cup pumpkin puree ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. each ground nutmeg and ...

Pickling Series: The Basics

Looking for a dill-icious new hobby? You might try pickling! What exactly is pickling, you ask? Well, pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or an immersion in vinegar. Did you know that pickles are a cinch to make at home? You can make a few pint jars in ...

October: What’s Happening

The time for cooler nights, crisp mornings and cozy sweaters has arrived – it’s officially fall! Celebrate the season and take part in the fun at Hockley Valley Resort. Here are just a few of the upcoming events we’ve got planned for the season: In a Trance: Looking for a unique and fun night out? Get ready for an evening ...

August: What’s Happening

As summer continues into August, so does the fun at Hockley Valley Resort! Gather your family, friends or colleagues and get away close to home. Enjoy the spectacular views, amazing food, award-winning golf course, 8,000 sq. ft. spa, and so much more… Here are just a few of the things happening at the resort in August: Enjoy the silence: Recharge ...

Sunscreen: Chemical or Physical?

In Canada, we wait all year for the summer heat; for pools, gardens and outside fun! Thankfully, most of us have embraced the need to protect ourselves from the sun and skin cancer. Did you know there are 2 types of sunscreen, physical and chemical? Here is some information from our spa and other sources (listed below) that might help ...