Camping in Kingston, Ontario at 1000 Island / Kingston KOA

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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...]

Jake and the Never Land Pirates + Disney Junior Magical Holidays Contest

Fisher-Price Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates - Mighty Colossus Ship Playset

Having just arrived back from Disney World, the kids cannot get enough of the Disney Junior channel these days. Of course Mickey Mouse's Clubhouse has been a hit, but so has Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates. I am very lucky even our 9 year old daughter loves to still sit down and watch Disney … [Read more...]

Mattel 2015 Trending Toys #ListToppers #PlayAdvocate

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Just this past weekend I sat on the couch with my four children and we talked about Christmas and what we need or want this year. I am happy to say our kids are very easy to please when it comes to toys. Of course they love trending toys, but they also find enjoyment in some classics we all know and … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Building Family Memories That Last A Lifetime #PlayAdvocate

Building Family Memories - Crazy Hair Day - Pumpkin Patch With Family

This weekend when snuggling the kids into bed one of the boys said to me "Mommy that was the best weekend ever! I played soccer with Daddy, helped you clean the house, played with my brothers and sister, and we watched a family movie!"  What he said just made me smile, because it is the little … [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...]

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...]

Mastermind Slackers Slide and Surf Screamin’ 20’ Water Slide Review

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Each summer I like to stock up on a few new items to make summer memorable for the kids and keep them from saying those famous summer words "I am bored!"Among that list is the typical, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, balls, crayons, markers and a notebook to track all their fun. Last year we got a new … [Read more...]

Summer Game Night Tips

Mattel Games

The kids are out of school and I am looking for different ways to keep my kids busy, but also find time to spend family time together with them. We spend a lot of weekends during the summer months camping and I always bring along UNO™ for everyone to play. It is quick and easy to play and a game the … [Read more...]