Born in Toronto, Blythe moved to Calgary in 1987 after graduating from Queen’s University with a degree in geological engineering. She worked as a geologist until 2013 when she retired, along with her husband Andrew. Blythe has a daughter, Emma, and two stepsons. In their retirement, she and Andrew love to travel—especially cruising. Blythe also enjoys cooking creative, healthy meals and is studying to become a certified holistic nutritionist.