Author Archives: Craig Silva



Craig Silva

Craig is a husband, a father, team leader, senior youth group coordinator, designer, brander, community builder, volunteer, blogger, and social media manager. Craig likes to go camping, travel, go on road trips, watch movies, read with his girls, build stuff, operate the grill, and play bass guitar. In June 2017, PR firm Cision identified Craig as one of Canada’s top 10 most popular male bloggers in the parents and family space. Known as Big Daddy Kreativ, his blog specializes in travel, lifestyle, food, automotive, events, parenting, movies, tech, recipes, health, pets, reviews, and giveaways.

My NAIAS Experience: Day 1 – The Henry Ford Museum #FordNAIAS
in Automotive, BDK's Posts, Social Media, Travel

My NAIAS Experience: Day 1 – The Henry Ford Museum #FordNAIAS

On January 8th, I flew out to Detroit with approximately 150 other online influencers (bloggers and micro-bloggers) to attend the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on behalf of Ford Canada. These online influencers included car enthusiasts, automotive bloggers, art, lifestyle, technology, design, fashion and parenting. It was a very interesting blend of people from 16 countries around the world. Our first stop was the...

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13 Jan 2012
in Social Media

My 140 Characters Conference Speech #140Conf

When I originally set out to write my 140 characters conference speech, I had put all my thoughts down, and then started to write about each point. My wife Wendy asked me if I was recording it or timing myself. The thought hadn’t occurred to me yet. Once I felt I had enough written, I timed myself. 3 1/2 minutes. I either had to slow...

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23 Dec 2011
Putting The Perk into Tetley!
in BDK's Posts

Putting The Perk into Tetley!

Last week, I received a package. I opened it up to find a box of orange pekoe goodness… except, it wasn’t normal tea. It was called Tetley Perk. As stated on the box, “All the natural goodness of tea with the caffeine of coffee”. Now for anyone that knows me, I love tea. Steeped, chai, hot, cold… love it. But… it has to be convenient....

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15 Nov 2011
Craig ~ before
in BDK's Posts, Health

Starting the month of Movember with no facial hair!

Today is the 1st of November, or for me, Movember. For the first time since 1991, I am without facial hair. My head now looks like a bowling ball… but I don’t care. It’s better than living with prostate cancer. For those of you who know me well, you know I don’t like to shave. I prefer the scruffy look. I like having facial hair....

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01 Nov 2011
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