They Are More Than Cheap Cigarettes #StopIllegalTobacco

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There is a dark corner in our cities that we all may be naive of. Today, I plan on lighting up that dark corner so you can know the truth about those cheap cigarettes that are bought. I've heard about cheap cigarettes people are buying. I thought nothing about it besides "yuck what are they … [Read more...]

Camping in Kingston, Ontario at 1000 Island / Kingston KOA

1000 ISLANDS / KINGSTON KOA Review, where to stay in 1000 ISLANDS Ontario, Camping in Kingston, KOA camping in Ontario, KINGSTON KOA Review, Camping at Kingston KOA, family Camping in Kingston, Things to do with kids in Kingston Ontario.

One of my favorite cities in Ontario is Kingston. The incredibly rich history grabs my attention, so much so, that I cannot absorb it quickly enough. The food leaves my taste buds dancing, and the attractions are endless. There is something for everyone to do in Kingston, Ontario, whether you are … [Read more...]

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

Horseshoe Resort Barrie, Ontario Skiing Getaway, Ontario Winter Getaway, Horseshoe Resort Winter Getaway

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Summer Adventure Seeking at Horseshoe Resort Ontario #DoTheShoe

Horseshoe resort Treetop Trekking Review in Barrie Ontario Travel

This past year we have been really getting to know our own backyard and have rediscovered play throughout Ontario. From lazy Sunday's in our Kawartha Lakes backyard to skating in the lush forest of Muskoka. Off to Day Camp They Go... Our recent family travel landed us only an hour from Toronto, … [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...]

LEX – The Lindsay Exhibition {2012 Re-Cap} #KawarthaLakes

Lindsay Exhibition Ontario

Summer is creeping to an end which means small towns across Ontario are gearing up for Fall Fairs, tractor pulls and demo derby's. Locals are picking their unique crops or making homemade jams for judging. Prize cattle are practicing their walk to be tagged with first place ribbons. Kids are … [Read more...]