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 2 – The Detroit Auto Show #FordNAIAS
in Automotive, BDK's Posts, Social Media, Travel

My NAIAS Experience: Day 2 – The Detroit Auto Show #FordNAIAS

January 9th was a very early start. We departed for Cobo Center in downtown Detroit at 7am. Upon arrival, we settled in to our own private lounge. Out the window was as a beautiful view of Windsor, Ontario (Canada): Next we headed over to Joe Louis Arena for a Ford press conference. This was the official unveiling of the 2013 Ford Fusion. Now I have...

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15 Jan 2012
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
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