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Category: Summer

Embracing rustic charm and beauty at Viamede Resort

  A couple of weeks ago we arrived at Viamede Resort.   A beautiful pet-friendly resort nestled around the beauty of Stoney Lake, 35 minutes from Peterborough and 2 hours away from Toronto.  Upon arriving, you go through a cute little town where you can stock up on your cottage essentials or just drive down Mount Julien Road and let Viamede do the cooking for you…

Classic Cocktail Dressing

I love a classic cocktail sauce or should I say dressing?  Serving shrimp and snacking on shrimp is my favourite dish to make when hosting get-togethers.  I also love vintage cookbooks and this recipe comes from the 60’s Better Home cookbook,  check it out and make it for your next party.  It’s better than the typical cocktail sauce you buy in…

Let the kids Nerf it out with Fortnite!

After being cooped up all winter, we’re finally getting some nice weather here in Toronto.  Nerf has come out with a super fun collection inspired by Fortnite and if your kids love the game, get them the Nerf collection. It’s time to really play.  My son plays it all the time with his friends so why not get outside, run around and battle…

A relaxing summer weekend at The Red Umbrella Inn #myHaliburtonHighlands #ComeWander

With all the resorts we’ve been to, I wanted to share with you another family-friendly Inn, located in beautiful Minden, Ontario called The Red Umbrella Inn.  You may recall my Instastories and posts on social media as we promoted the area.  It’s such a lovely property here,  just about 2 1/2 hours roughly from Toronto, hop on the 404…

The summer of ’18 at Fern Resort

Well, let me tell you. Fern Resort is consistent. Fern Resort is the kid’s favourite place to visit and this summer our stay there was just as good if not better than last time.  It was a planned surprise for the kids, when they saw the Fern Resort sign and those beautiful Willow Tree’s, my ears were ringing from the screams and enthusiasm.  &nbsp…

Wrap up the summer with Summer Day Camp at the YMCA!

The countdown is on, so to speak!  Am, I right?  I wish I had signed my kids up for the end of summer at Summer Day  Camp at the Y for August, well at least before we head to Sherkston Shores and Winnipeg.   Maybe we when get back from Winnipeg, as I’d love it if the kids learned some new skills and…

Your YMCA Day Camp Essentials #YGTADayCamp #YMCAGTA

The YMCA has loads of fun activities for your kids.  From day camp to overnight camp you may be wondering what does your child need for the day to what happens if you’re running late dropping off the kids.   There’s still lots of  Y Day Camps available for you to enroll your kids in and the best part, The…