Helping Families Experience Life Unscripted!

At Everything Unscripted we run on good coffee, convenient homecooked family meals and loads of learning & fun!

For over 10 years, our lifestyle blog at Everything Unscripted has been helping families live a more consumer conscious and productive life. From smart spending strategies, recipes, and meal planning tips, to travel and supporting the local economy, we have shared our family’s adventures in order to help other families live their best life.

We love a good family recipe, solid meal plan and cooking together as a family. Our adventures involve family and pet friendly exploring in our home province of New Brunswick, on the East Coast of Canada, and beyond.

Everything Unscripted is your resource to use when planning Family, Food, Travel, and FUN in New Brunswick.


Who is excited to get out and enjoy the cooler weather? The Winter weather is here!!

On Sunday, January 9th, we are starting a 6 Week Get Outside Challenge. You can join us, print a tracking sheet, and hear about all the fun and accountability here! You can join in at any time.

The Best Sliding Hills in New Brunswick are highlighted here by community. This resource was created in collaboration with our readers.

We update this Winter Sleigh Rides in New Brunswick resource each year. Check it out for a fun family Winter adventure.

From travel ideas and activities to recipes and crafts, we have got you covered. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram and Facebook for highlights and videos of what our family is up to.

71 Frugal or Free Winter Activities

Sometimes we need a little inspiration to keep active in the colder months. Here are 71 frugal or free winter activities to do as a family.

New Brunswick Family Day Trips & Destinations

We love exploring where we are from and sharing those ideas and adventures with you. You can also learn more about our family adventures on our blog Our New Brunswick, launched in 2021.


We have many years of meal planning tips and examples for you. Some of them are linked below.

Meal Planning And Prep

This is my step by step for how to meal plan and prep, helping you save both time and money every day.

40+ Weekly Meal Plans for $25 or less

Links to more than 40 examples of $25 family meal plans. 5 supper meals for $25 or less (based on sales). This is a great resource to refer to and save recipe ideas for frugal meals.

Meal Prep Examples

Meal prepping will help you save both time and money in the kitchen. By partially or fully prepping meals ahead of time, you will have less food waste. You will also free up time during your busy week by spending less time in the kitchen daily. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Remember to follow along on Instagram and Facebook for highlights and videos of what our family is up to.

We are also staying on top of Daily Covid updates for New Brunswick including School Closures and Notifications.