Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CanadianTire #QuakerState #CollectiveBias Summers are for BBQs, cottage-going, ice cream for dinner and ROAD TRIPS! We went on our first long-haul road trip last month, and crowd-sourced the best tips to make it a success! We asked, and you delivered! Thank you parents who shared their top
A week ago today I was rising and shining in our beautiful City of Toronto to attend the BConnected Conference for Digital Influencers. Eight months into my blogging journey, it was time to step out of my blogger bubble and get out to meet some of the incredible people I’ve enjoyed connecting with virtually and meet some other talented, inspiring experts in the social
Don’t know about you, but March flew by over here! And we made it through a low-key March Break without too much insanity, so that was pretty fabulous. Here it is – the second post in our “Things We Loved…” series. Some of our most favourite things about March were: 1) Our Blue Mountain Village Getaway Just over an hour north of us, Blue
They say what you focus on grows, so by sharing 7 unique date night ideas in Toronto, I’m hoping to get more of them! Hint, hint, babe 😉 In January, Andrew and I celebrated our 11-year Anniversary and 22 years of couple-hood. Our long-time courtship has meant lots of date nights – well not lately, because well, hello kids! But if you’ve been following our Insta
I’ve been feeling the need to have more one-on-one with my babes these days, especially the bigger boys. Having a toddler and baby in the mix means they’ve had less of our undivided attention. They deserve to feel special, and I’ve found one on one is the way to go. Here are some Mom-Son Date ideas we love. Some are FREE, several low-cost!
Baby it’s cold outside, but there’s so much fun to be had in our wintery outdoors! The countdown to Winter Break is on, and I don’t know about your family, but too much time indoors is a ticket to insanity-ville around here. Get outside! For some cold weather family fun, check out my latest article on PTPA 15 Outdoor Activities to Enjoy as a
We love Walt Disney World any time we can go, and have been four times so far, but here are 3 reasons why our early December visit is still our most favourite and magical of them all: 1) The Atmosphere – Disney World is an incredible sight outside of the holidays, but imagine row upon row of garland, decorative wreaths, twinkling lights, shimmering snowflakes and festive sounds and
We recently spent 3 nights at the family-friendly Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka, Ontario. We’d heard lots of great things about this resort, and with just a 2 hour drive for us to get there and an “End of Summer” discounted offer, it seemed like a great choice. Packing for six of us, and juggling four kids at different ages and stages made it a bit
Featured in YMC.ca Life & Travel: Travelling with a Big Family is Hard; These Travel Sites Will Make it Easy Now that the Back-to-School crunch is over, my attention has shifted from camp schedules and cottage-going to hockey schedules and homework routines. Daydreams of a break from it all are beginning to creep in and whether a family vacation over the holidays is feasible with my large brood.