6 Free Halloween Events for Kids around Toronto – 2017

Halloween Events for Kids

The season of Ghosts, Goblins and everything Pumpkin is upon us and there are many Spooktacular events to attend with kids. Time to decorate the house inside and out for another frightening Halloween. Since we live in a building we don’t hand out candy but my husband and I do dress up and take our daughter around the neighbourhood. This year my daughter will be Elsa from Frozen, I will be a cat and my husband will be some sort of monster.  Below is a list of free Halloween events … Continue reading

Vacation Emergency – The Unexpected Health Issue

When you are planning a family vacation, that last thing you are thinking about is a vacation emergency. You plan fun activities that the entire family will enjoy and not a phone call to 911 and an ambulance. We woke up on August 15th and went about our day as planned. We went shopping, had some breakfast and went for a drive along the beach in Wasaga. Once we returned to the cottage we decided to go for a walk and let our daughter play at the park before we … Continue reading

5 Explorer Features #FordSummer

We began our vacation on August 14th when I picked up a Ford Explorer, a media fleet vehicle from Ford Canada. I knew it would be a fun family travel trip. During the week, I was able to check out some of the fabulous technology this vehicle has to offer. I have highlighted my favourite 5 Explorer features below. 5 Explorer Features There are many features that drivers want when looking for a new vehicle. The Ford Explorer has seating to hold up to 7 passengers with plenty of leg room. The … Continue reading

Exploring the Beach with an Explorer #FordSummer

exploring the beach

There are only a few more days and we will be leaving on vacation and will be exploring the beach with an Explorer. Thanks to Ford Canada, my family will be able to travel in style. Without the loan of a fleet vehicle, we may not have been able to travel, not having a car. Exploring the Beach Last year we went on day trips to a few locations within a few hours of Toronto. This year we are focusing on the beach and all there is to do in the Georgian … Continue reading

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