August 31, 2023

Fun Family Activities To Do In The Colder Months

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With the colder months approaching, many families prepare to enjoy the warmth of staying indoors. However, this can quickly turn monotonous, where we start to miss the excitement of summer adventures where the family easily bonds together. Usually, indoor time also increases screen time that could negatively effects emotional and mental well-being. There are several fun activities we can get involved in during the winter from camping to going on road trips. Here are six fun activities to consider enjoying with your family during the colder months.

July 30, 2023

Camping at Murphys Point Provincial Park

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Murphys Point Provincial Park is about 3 hours from Toronto, located 20 minutes south of Perth, Ontario on Big Rideau Lake. This is part of the historic Rideau Waterway. As we spent 3 days and 2 nights at this park, we really enjoyed the camping site and the many hiking trails.

July 25, 2023

The Family Code Novel Giveaway

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Rituals and routines are often the glue that holds families together. Every family has their own version of this code. However, this code could be the very thing that tears a family apart. The Family Code is a well-written novel by award-winning Toronto-born author Wayne Ng, which I enjoyed reading. This quick read is written in the perspective of two characters; Hannah and Axel.

July 5, 2023

Relaxing Lakefront Destinations To Visit In Ontario and British Columbia

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Thinking of places to go this summer for a peaceful relaxing vacation, and a break from the everyday busy lifestyle - check out these lakeside destinations in Ontario and British Columbia. These are great places to visit and enjoy Canada's great outdoors while relaxing with a fun book or having a good time with friends and family.

Ways To Make Dinnertime More Fun Without Much Fuss

Do you feel dinnertime has been getting quite stale recently? Or maybe the kids have been complaining about it? Don't worry, it happens to every parent! 

But when you and the family want to have a better experience during mealtimes, or to simply try something new here and there, you'll need some inspiration to make dinner more exciting. Here are a few ideas for fun dinners that won't require much fuss to pull off.

July 3, 2023

Novels for Summer Reading

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Looking for a couple of good reads this summer - check out these books Sunshine Nails and You Were Always Mine.

June 17, 2023

Summer Gardening with Plantables

We found using Plantables to be a convenient way to order plants online for our summer garden this year and got them delivered right to our doorstep! 

June 4, 2023

Grand Magic and Stratford's New Savour and Sip Trail

stratford savoury and sip trail
Stratford, Ontario is an attractive small town that draws us for its theatre, restaurants, and its peaceful environment. Every time we visit, there is so much to enjoy for everyone in the family from its interesting trails to the culinary scene! 
stratford savoury and sip trail
We had an amazing time exploring Stratford's new Savour & Sip Trail! This fabulous seasonal culinary trail aligns with the Al Fresco dining season. Everyone in our family loved the variety of take-out savoury treats and sweets we got to choose from in this trail, for our fun and unique picnic experience.

May 30, 2023

Design a Productivity Home Workspace

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A lot of people prefer working at home compared to being in the office. You don't have the distractions of constant meetings or your coworkers chatting, which can make it easier to get things done. But there can also be plenty of distractions at home, and no one watching over you to make sure you're working. The setup of your home office or home workspace can make a big difference if you want to make sure you actually get your work done. By creating the right space, you can be more productive and even give yourself more free time for other things.

May 19, 2023

These Tips will Help Make Your Home Cozier

Do you feel as though your home isn't quite as cozy as it could be? Maybe you want to make a positive change, but you don't quite know where to start. These tips can make it is easier than ever to make the right upgrades.