Christmas Traditions – Making Lifetime Memories

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions What are some of your favorite Christmas traditions? We all have them and they may just be more important than you think. Traditions, like putting up the tree on December 1st, buying a special new ornament each year, or opening one gift on Christmas Eve are a special part of the holiday season. While we share many traditions, we also have unique twists on them. Maybe it’s baking cookies on Christmas Eve. Maybe it’s joining in on the Elf on the shelf craze or a Snowman theme like we … Continue reading

7 Gifts for Girls – 6-8 Year-Olds

Finding gifts for girls can be a bit tricky once they reach a certain age. What is age appropriate, is she going to outgrow them? My daughter’s Birthday is less than a month away. I am trying to find her the perfect gift. She has her favourite toys but she is getting older and is beginning to outgrow some of those ones. It is time to find some toys for her to grow with. I have listened to my daughter tell me over and over what she wants for Christmas … Continue reading

Celebrate 150 Years – Free Events in Toronto on Canada Day

celebrate 150 years

We usually leave our plans for Canada Day as last minute since we can never decide on what to do. This year we want to celebrate 150 years with a day filled with fun family events and activities. There are so many celebrations and events to attend depending on what you are into. All events I have listed are family friendly and you can’t go wrong for a weekend of fun. Free Events to Celebrate 150 Years Looking for music, arts or a different taste for culture? Visit any of … Continue reading

Canada Celebrates 150 Years – It’s All Canadian from Coast to Coast and In Between

Canada Celebrates 150 years

On July 1, 1867, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia entered into Confederation. That’s why we celebrate Canada’s anniversary each year on July 1st.  In July, 2017 Canada celebrates 150 years and to help celebrate, I am listing some random information about the country I live in. There are 10 provinces and 3 territories in Canada. While I haven’t visited anywhere in Canada  besides Ontario, one day I will make it to the East Coast, the West Coast and somewhere in between, Canada Celebrates 150 years Canadian Fun Festivals Celebration … Continue reading

3 Women in Canadian History – International Women’s Day

Women in Canadian History

Today is International Women’s Day.  A day we celebrate the women who have made a difference to the world. What have these women done? They have made an impact on the way women are seen, the freedom to vote and to be seen as equals to men. While there are many women around the world who have made an impact on the lives of women, I am sharing 3 women in Canadian history.   Women in Canadian History   Viola Irene Desmond (1914 – 1965) A Canadian Black Nova Scotian … Continue reading

10 Birthday Freebies Around Toronto – Surprises in Your Inbox

Birthday Freebies

Today I received an email from Medieval Times and was reminded that I had signed up for their Birthday emails. If you have planned ahead, your birthday will be filled with fun freebies. Just remember to sign up for the birthday freebies of your choice. Here are 10 freebies for you to choose from, Birthday Freebies – No Purchase necessary Booster Juice – sign up for a free Birthday smooth Davids Tea – become a frequent steeper – free tea Boston Pizza – free dessert The Works Gourmet Burger – free burger What a … Continue reading