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6 Items You’ll Wish You Had Packed for Your Last Camping Trip

6 Items You’ll Wish You Had Packed for Your Last Camping Trip

Coming to you today from one of our favourite Ontario Provincial Parks. That’s right, I’m up camping and still able to log on to get posts done – the perks of life as a blogger, right? I was raised camping, been going as long as […]

7 Essentials for Your Camping First Aid Kit

7 Essentials for Your Camping First Aid Kit

One memory that I have always treasured is the time that was spent as a family at one of the local campgrounds. My parents loved camping together before I was even a consideration, and this didn’t change when I came along! Each summer, without question, […]

12 Tips for Your Pup’s Next Trip to the Beach!

12 Tips for Your Pup’s Next Trip to the Beach!

Trips to the beach with your pup can be a great way to enjoy the beautiful sunny weather this weekend! Whether you are lucky enough to have a dedicated dog beach nearby, or a public beach that is pet-friendly, there is usually somewhere you can […]

6 Tips to Make Your Next Flight More Enjoyable

6 Tips to Make Your Next Flight More Enjoyable

I LOVE travel, and its something that my husband and I try to make a priority in our lives. Part of this involves, of course, the actual ‘travel to your destination’ part of the journey. Sure, there are many great road trips to be had […]

Hometown Tourist : Duck Pond Bed & Breakfast

Hometown Tourist : Duck Pond Bed & Breakfast

It’s that time again – Time for another edition of Hometown Tourist! Today’s focus is going to be a little different – as I introduce you to an adorable little bed and breakfast my husband and I discovered in the small town of Leamington, Ontario […]

Viva Las Vegas!

Viva Las Vegas!

Now that I have had a chance to get home and settled, the time has come to share my great vacation last week with all of you! A week of fun, sun, cold drinks and great company. Who could ask for more, right? Just backing […]

Hometown Tourist: Detroit River Ford Fireworks

Hometown Tourist: Detroit River Ford Fireworks

May is now upon us, and for my family (at least) I know that with May comes serious discussion of our summer plans! We start to plot out our weekends, figure out when we are taking vacations, and go through the various summer festivals and […]

National Parks Canada 150 : What You Need to Know

National Parks Canada 150 : What You Need to Know

As I am sure you are aware at this point, unless you live under a rock, this year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. To celebrate there are several events and festivities being planned across the country, but the one that seems to have blown up my […]

Packing for Vegas

Packing for Vegas

Tomorrow is the day! After a crazy year of school, starting my business and a big career change, my husband and I are finally taking some down time and going on vacation. Tomorrow we catch our flight and head to Las Vegas for a week […]

Hometown Tourist : Wolfhead Distillery

Hometown Tourist : Wolfhead Distillery

My husband and I have a rule when it comes to events like Christmas and Birthdays – rather than spending money on actual physical gifts, we prefer events and experiences. This could mean something as simple as a dinner together at a favourite restaurant, or […]