Pick Your Own Berries – Where to Pick Berries near Toronto

Pick Your Own Berries

As a young girl, I remember going berry and apple picking. There were many farms that you would pass by that would say Pick your own Berries. We would get excited when we would stop at one on an outing. I want my daughter to enjoy this experience as much as I did. Whether you are looking for a fun adventure or are looking to do some canning, there is a farm near you that will provide you with an abundance. Pick Your Own Berries Downey’s Farm Market – Brampton Season: Strawberry … Continue reading

2018 Canada Day Events in and Around Toronto

Canada Day Events

School’s ending in just a few weeks and it’s the first official weekend of summer for the kids. There will be many Canada Day Events to attend in and around Toronto so if you don’t have plans already, check out some of these events and plan your weekend of fun. Many of them will be free to attend. Each year we like to decorate with Canada Day themed items. We dress up in our themed gear for the day and head out for some fun. At the moment we are still … Continue reading

6 Beaches to Visit – Road Trip Destinations 2-3 Hours from Toronto

Beaches to Visit

Summer is just about to begin and this year my daughter decided not to attend summer camp. Now we are trying to decide on things to make her summer full of adventures. When she was little she found a love for water and splashing around. We are looking at beaches to visit, ones we have not been to before as a family. We don’t want to spend our day driving so we need to find ones that are no more than 2-3 hours to get to. Beaches to Visit Lake Huron Sauble … Continue reading

Victoria Day Weekend in Toronto 2018 May 19-21

Victoria Day Weekend in Toronto

It is Saturday morning on this Victoria Day weekend in Toronto. While most are watching the Royal Wedding, I am planning our weekend. Today is a bit rainy and we hadn’t really made plans, so we are just staying close to our home. Sunday and Monday we will be tourists in Toronto making new memories on the unofficial start of summer. Victoria Day Weekend in Toronto Ontario Place – It’s On This Summer This weekend kicks off a summer of fun at Ontario Place and we will be joining in. … Continue reading

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Last Minute Shoppers

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mothers Day isn’t always a good time for those of us who have lost our moms. I celebrate with my daughter, she enjoys pampering me with love. She likes to create drawings and other crafty items that she creates with her dad. There are only a few more days to pick up a  gift if you haven’t already. Below you will find a list of Mothers Day gift ideas to help you out. This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of the product links and make a purchase, I’ll receive compensation. Mothers … Continue reading

How to Prepare a Balcony Garden – Container Gardening

How to Prepare a Balcony Garden

Spring is here and it is time to head outside and prepare for the gardening season. I enjoy the time I spend each spring fixing up my balcony garden. There are rules that I am required to follow for using my balcony and this can sometimes leave me with limited ideas. We aren’t allowed BBQ’s or hanging baskets (although many break the rules) and definitely no drilling into the walls. Being 17 floors up, I would hate to see my beautiful flowers fly off on a windy day. This post contains … Continue reading