Part 2: Walt Disney World Value Tips For Canadians #DisneyFamilyTravel

Meet and greet at Disney World. Canadian Tips to save money at Disney

During our recent trip to Walt Disney World we were surprised just how little we needed to break out your wallet during our visit to the theme parks. If you've read Part 1 of my Value Tips for a Canadian Walt Disney World Vacation you already know that driving and flying both have their perks. … [Read more...]

Part 1: Canadian Walt Disney World Vacation Value Tips #DisneyFamilyTravel

Saving Money on Disney Trip Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Over the years, I heard the excitement from friends who have been to WDW (Walt Disney World) when they would talk about the unexplained magic and re-book numerous Disney trips again shortly after their last. For me, I never had that chance to feel or see the magic as a child that Disney was so … [Read more...]

How We Surprised Our Children With A Disney Reveal

Disney Reveal, Surprise Your Kids with A Geocache

When you are heading the most magical place on Earth, it only makes sense to plan the perfect Disney reveal when telling the kids. I did a fair bit of Googling during my planning stage, looking for the best way to tell our four children they were heading to Walt Disney World! There are so many … [Read more...]

Being Local For The Day! Best Western Belleville Review #BayOfQuinte

Best Western Hotel in Belleville review

On our travels to the Bay of Quinte recently, we thought why not make this one day road trip a two day adventure? We were lucky to secure an overnight stay at the beautiful Best Western Belleville on North Front Street. When we arrived the parking lot was very busy and tight to maneuver.  Quickly, … [Read more...]

You’re Royal at The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto Meets Big Family Needs!

Big family Travel - The Grand Hotel & Suites in Toronto.

This March Break I had something a little different up my sleeve. Typically it's mommy and the kids all week at home, maybe we squeeze in a playdate or two but for the most part we keep it simple. After such a long winter mommy has been itching to get away. Although travel wasn't an option for our … [Read more...]

Winter Activity Ideas to #MakeRoomForPlay + Mama’s Tips to Enjoy it!

Make Room For Play - ParticipACTION ParticipACTION

Sometimes our Canadian winters seem to drag on forever. I use to joke that once winter arrived I would go into hibernation like bears do - this joke actually was the truth. Winter has never been my favorite season. I am not the best on skates, although I try to enjoy it for my children and husband. … [Read more...]

Discover Muskoka: Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice Skating Trail

Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice Skating Trail

Last week I posted an article "Best of our Canadian Winter Family Day Mini Vacation in Muskoka"  however it was missing a huge part of our mini vacation. Before we arrived at Ontario Pioneer Camp we arrived at Arrowhead Provincial Park with our ice skates in hand.  Arrowhead Provincial Park Ice … [Read more...]

Family Camping: Captured Memories with Nikon D3300 #NikonMOMents

NikonMOMents Nikon D3300 Family Camping Canadian Blogger

Over the course of the next 12 months follow hash-tag #NikonMOMents for social shares from the Nikon MOMents team. Each of us will be posting five personal events where we will capture our memories at the heart of the image!  This is my first personal NikonMOMents event from my five part … [Read more...]

Complimentary Family Entertainment at Blue Mountain Resort Ontario #BiggerBlue

Stilt-men Free Entertainment Blue Mountain Resort Ontario Big Family Travels

We are very fortunate in Ontario to have nature’s eye candy surrounding us at each turn. Although it is very common for us Ontarians to run south or east or west to vacation. Why do we run, when Ontario is home to so much beauty? From sand dune beaches to mountain top beauty. Mother Nature has … [Read more...]

Day Out with Thomas July in St Thomas Ontario

Day Out With Thomas the Train Ontario

All three boys in our house all went through the "Thomas the Train" stage. It was Thomas all the time, all day. Little O is 3 and he is smack in the middle of his "Thomas the Train" stage. It's adorable, it's all he requests to watch on Netflix and when he see's Thomas in the store I get the … [Read more...]