Travel

Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons and Martyrs’ Shrine – Family Time in Midland

We had a fantastic family road trip to Midland, Ontario yesterday, visiting two important and meaningful tourist attractions: The Martyrs’ Shrine and Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons. Today I’m sharing the highlights with you! MARTYRS’ SHRINE The history in a nutshell: this beautiful church (surrounded by grounds that are just as lovely) was built to honour […] Read more…

Our Visit to the digiPlaySpace

A short time ago, we kicked off our March Break with a super fun visit to the digiPlaySpace at the TIFF Bell Lightbox where my girls had a blast! The digiPlaySpace is designed to stimulate imaginations and inspire a lifelong passion for creativity and invention – and they certainly hit the mark with my daughters! During […] Read more…

Family Fun In Kingston: Delta Waterfront, Megalos, Crockadoodle and More!

My husband and I are proud graduates of the Queen’s University Faculty of Education (the Trent/Queen’s Concurrent program), so what better place to take the girls for a mini-break than the beautiful city of Kingston, Ontario? We started our visit with some creative fun at Crockadoodle. The girls each chose an item of pottery from […] Read more…

Family Fun at Medieval Times

I know you’ve heard about Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, where guests journey back in time, enjoying a four-course medieval feast (eaten only with the hands, of course) while taking in games of skill, falcon and Andalusian stallion performances and the main event: the jousting knights! This week, we visited the Toronto Castle (the only […] Read more…

Day Trip To Port Carling, Ontario

Today we celebrate our 13th anniversary. Since someone in my life prefers not to be discussed on the blog, I’m not going to say exactly with whom I am celebrating. But in honour of the occasion, that person and I hit the road yesterday and headed to beautiful Port Carling, Ontario. Why Port Carling? The […] Read more…

Win a Family Pass to Santa’s Village!

Let me make this clear: if you have young children, you want them to experience the magic and fun of Santa’s Village in Bracebridge, Ontario. Last year, we took the girls (for the third time) and they had an absolute blast! (You can read the full review of our visit to Santa’s Village here: http://thismomloves.ca/2013/07/23/win-family-pass-to-santas-village-2/) Did […] Read more…

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