Experiencing Disney Back to Back: Would Donald Still Makes Us Giggle?

(David Roark, photographer)

In May we took another magical adventure to Walt Disney World. Yes, seven months after our first trip to Disney we once again were blessed with experiencing Disney. I wasn't sure if the Disney effect would still be as magical with back to back trips? Would Mickey Mouse still make our hearts … [Read more...]

Just Let Go! Guy Harvey Outpost in St. Pete Beach

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Located 1 hour 40 minutes from Disney World you will find St.Petes Beach outlined by the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The white sands, hot sun, and amazing sunsets are sure to etch memories of your family vacation for years to come. During our time on St.Pete's Beach, we stayed at Guy … [Read more...]

Being A Mother Without Regret: Are You In Your Children’s Movie?

Arrowhead Provincial Park 1.3 Ice Skating Trail. Nikon MOMents. Nikon D3300 review

It happened a couple of years ago; I was watching my family outside skating on our backyard rink. It was almost like I was looking at a movie. At that moment, something quickly struck me. I am not in my children's memories when I am sitting here watching them outside playing with Daddy. I … [Read more...]

Activities For Everyone: Ontario Winter Getaway At Horseshoe Resort Barrie! #DoTheShoe

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As you are driving along Horseshoe Valley Road in Barrie, your breathing automatically slows as nature overtakes you.  It feels like the vehicle, is on a roller coaster ride, trees and nature line the rolling hills and off in the distance you can see the snow-covered slopes, you know at that moment … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

ABC’s of Bay of Quinte Tours. Apples, Beer, Cheese, Chocolate… & More!

Donini Chocolate in Belleville Hazelnut Chocolate Vegan Spread

Autumn is one of my favourite times of year. It is the season my husband and I sealed our love with marriage, 13 years ago. It is also the time 19 years ago a cute teenage boy, asked out a cute teenage girl (so I am told) and sweep her off her feet. Besides the love I feel in the air in autumn. … [Read more...]

Exploring The Family Adventure Park At Horseshoe Resort Ontario #DoTheShoe

Horseshoe Resort Ontario the Adventure is waiting for you a hour from Toronto. Affordable Family Travel filled with fun!

It occurred to me this year that we have in fact, turned the page on a new chapter in our lives. Our youngest is 4 now and with that comes the chance to experience life with a little more adventure in our forecast. You may have read my Adventure Seeking post when we placed the kids into day camp for … [Read more...]

This Gem is a Hour from Toronto: Horseshoe Resort Ontario #DoTheShoe

Horseshoe Resort Slopeside Accommodations

Horseshoe Resort Ontario is a four season destination offering fun for thrill-seekers, adventurers, however it can be as active or relaxing as you dream your getaway to be. When we travel we seek adventure, you won't find us sitting at the pool for too long before our next big activity takes place. … [Read more...]

Rediscover Play as a Tourist Throughout Ontario

Rock jumping Shores of Collingwood

It seems these days we are rediscovering all types of play. Even the chores are turned into play at home. Today, counting beans as we picked them from the garden became playtime for Little O and I and he had no clue it was school work that was happening. Putting away laundry becomes play when it is … [Read more...]