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

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