Riverdale Farm in Cabbagetown Toronto

Riverdale Farm

There are many sites and sounds to see and hear around Toronto. When the warmer weather finally arrives and you are looking for something fun to do with the family, why not head out to Riverdale Farm. While it is open all year long. it is nice to visit in late spring when the flowers are beginning to bloom. Riverdale Farm Take a walk through the gates of the farm and experience a bit of history following the 7.5 acres along a scenic route. The location was bought by the … Continue reading

How to Plan the Ultimate Staycation

Staycation

It’s the time of year when people start planning their vacations for the summer. While going on a vacation can have many benefits it can be extremely costly. Swap a costly vacation for an amazing staycation this year, and not only will you save money, but you may just be less stressed. How to Plan the Ultimate Staycation Set Ground Rules Too many people use a staycation as a chance to catch up on work, laundry, emails and household chores. Remember, this is not the time for that. In fact, … Continue reading

5 Free Family Day Weekend Activities in Toronto – 2018

Family Day Weekend Activities

On February 19, 2018, we celebrate Family Day in Ontario. (it may be different in your province). Family Day was originally created to give people time to spend with their families. It also provides a day off between New Years Day and Good Friday as they are approximately three months apart. In Toronto, there are many free Family Day weekend activities. 5 Free Family Day Weekend Activities If you haven’t made plans yet for Family Day Weekend, here are a few activities you may want to check out if you have kids. … Continue reading

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