Lighthouse at Killbear Provincial Park

Lighthouse Day: Yes, This Exists

I happened to be perusing a site that lists all the fun international and national observances on various days. One that caught my eye was Lighthouse Day, celebrated on Sunday, August 7th this year. Lighthouses? Really? They’ve lost a bit of their allure and cool factor over the decades as they’ve become automated. Gone is the life of the lighthouse ...

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Rosé and Blush Wines

Why I Hate Rosé and Blush Wines

I despise rosé and blush wines for summer drinking. I really do. I don’t like to see them on patio tables or on the side table, chilling in a wine bucket. I don’t like seeing them on LCBO table displays, luring me in with the pretty pink colour and gorgeous bottle labels. You may wonder what have a rosé or ...

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Unusual New Mom Gifts - New Mom Gifts

New Mom Gifts I Wish I Received

Four months into being a mom, I’m contemplating the new mom gifts I wish I received. Anybody who is a new mom for the first time will probably agree that baby clothes are the number one gift they get. I was inundated with numerous outfits for the various stages of babyhood. Don’t get me wrong – it’s a welcome gift ...

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Gifts for Father's Day

10 Fun Gifts For Father’s Day

This year, my husband is celebrating Father’s Day for the first time. He keeps talking about how getting a good night’s sleep would be an amazing thing. I’ll strive to give him the gift of peace and relaxation for at least a day. However, I’m also considering what to get my Dad and Father-in-law and so I’ve been pulled together ...

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Airplane Safety Videos

Funny Airplane Safety Videos

It’s inevitable… you must watch the boring airplane safety video or presentation before each flight. Since you are most likely already buckled in your seat, you are a captive audience.  The good news is that there are some airlines using humour to capture the interest of travellers. I’ve compiled a few funny airplane safety videos for you to check out. ...

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