Beach Birthday – Family Fun in the Sun

Beach Birthday

My daughter’s birthday is in August and we will be visiting Wasaga Beach for 3 nights. In May I won a 3 night stay in a cottage from Parkbridge Life at the Wasaga Beach location. Normally for her day, we take her to the CNE to celebrate but when my daughter heard I had won a mini vacation, she made the choice for us. She wanted it to be a Beach Birthday.  Before we even had dates confirmed, she began the planning stage.  Beach Birthday My almost 7-year old took over … Continue reading

Spider’s Web Summer Camp – Believe to Achieve

summer camp

Summer is here and this year we decided to send our daughter to summer camp for 9 weeks. Our summer fun plans are in August. She will be attending Spider’s Web Summer camp. a registered non-profit organization, Believe to Achieve that was created by Spider Jones. We are familiar with the program since she has been attending their after-school program during the school year. It also happens to be very close to home. The program is free to attend but parents pay for the activities. Summer Camp Summer camp starts at … Continue reading

Facing Fears at Reptilia Zoo – Grade 1 Class Trip

Reptilia Zoo

One day last week my daughter came home and asked me to be a volunteer on a school trip. I said yes, of course, I would. It has been a while since I went on a trip with the school. Then she continued the conversation about the trip and how she knows I don’t like snakes. Wait, Where are we going. She continued about how we would have the best time at the Reptilia Zoo. What was I getting myself into? I don’t like snakes, they creep me out and here … 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

Victoria Day Weekend – Toronto Activities and Events – 2017

Victoria Day Weekend

It’s the start of Victoria Day weekend, the  “unofficially” kick off to the start of summer and all the fun and adventures it has to offer. As a child, my long weekends and every weekend throughout the summer was spent in Wasaga Beach, where we had a trailer. We experienced so much as children, camping, swimming and making memories. As a parent, I want the same for my child. While we don’t have a trailer to visit, we plan on making our own memories in everything we do. If you are … Continue reading

Local Tourists – Out n About in Toronto

Local Tourists

My family and I travel within the city of Toronto and check out the local attractions around town. Since I live here I can go anytime to seek new adventures in this BIG City. We are the local tourists making memories in a city we love. I am a mom so I do try to find kid-friendly adventures, usually starting at a park so my daughter can play on the swings and slides. The Local Tourists When our daughter small, we would sometimes travel along some of the Toronto Bicycle paths. … Continue reading