A Family Guide to a Weekend in the Waterloo Region #KWawesome

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

In February my husband and I visited the Waterloo area for our first child-free getaway in 6 years! While we definitely enjoyed our alone time away from the kids, but we couldn't help but say "the boys would really love this' at every single stop. We were delighted to receive an invitation to come … [Read more...]

Heading to the CNE? Check out the Hot Wheels® Track Builder Challenge Exhibit! #HWTrackBuilder

Hot Wheels 2

The CNE opened their doors this past weekend for the 2014 season and our family made our way through the gates on Sunday. The weather was perfect, not too hot/not too cold and we were ready to explore!  First stop - The Hot Wheels® Track Builder Challenge Exhibit! Located between the … [Read more...]

The Grand Hotel Toronto: Come for the Room, Stay for the View!

The grand hotel

This Summer I whisked the family away on a big city adventure in downtown Toronto. Traveling into the city is always an adventure for the kids and they try to be the first to find the CN Tower. On this weekend getaway, we spent an afternoon at the Ontario Science Centre and took in a performance of … [Read more...]

Meet the Bowmanville Cubs with this great Discount!

lion cubs   bowmanville zoo

Visiting the Bowmanville Zoo is always a great day, our family always looks forward to our next visit and the boys often talk about animals they've made connections with throughout the year. My middle child talks about Limba so much you would think it was one of his friends names! Sadly, Limba … [Read more...]

Got a Sesame Street Fan? Here’s 3 Vacation Spots to WOW them!

busch gardens sesame street

Everyone loves Sesame Street! Sure, sure, maybe only your toddler or preschooler in the house will admit they love the furry friends but truth of the matter is, when you grow up with Sesame Street, those characters kind of stick with you forever. Meeting up with The Count, Big Bird and Super Grover … [Read more...]

Where in the World is Turks and Caicos?


With my trip to Turks and Caicos just weeks away, I started to share the news with my family, friends and neighbours. I was really surprised by how many times I was met with "Where is that?" in response. Seriously? People don't know about the turquoise water? The white silky beach? The luxury … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Down at the Pier


our days down by the pier at Beaches Resorts, Turks and Caicos Can't wait to get back to that beautiful water! … [Read more...]

We Packed with a Purpose for the Sandals Foundation

school bus

On our recent trip to Turks and Caicos with Beaches Resorts, my son was able to experience so many things he's never been able to see and do before, it was an amazing one on one trip where I really got to see him learn and grow. Being outside of the craziness of day to day life at home, it was a … [Read more...]

P&G Travel Essentials for Summer Road Trips {Giveaway}


Summer is finally here, meaning you’ll be spending lots of time in the car for day-trips and vacations with the family. Road trip packing can be stressful – it’s mom’s job to be prepared for the unpredictable and remember everything, right?! To ensure your vacation starts off on the right foot, here … [Read more...]

Taking The Kids To The Brazil World Cup?


Parents around the world will have been listening to pleading voices for months now, as the kids ask if they can pleeeease go to the World Cup in Brazil this year. It's a massive trip for any family, both in terms of the amount of traveling involved and the expense. Some of the host cities (for … [Read more...]

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