day trips from Toronto

Five Top Day Trips From Toronto

Chances are, if you are a tourist, you’ve found this blog post by Googling “day trips from Toronto.” While exploring the city is exciting for a day or two, inevitably, you want to get a taste of what the province has to offer. Ontario Tourism’s slogan for many years has been “Yours to Discover.” It’s still relevant today as native ...

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Why The Trail Across Burlington Rocks

For anybody living south of the QEW in Burlington, there’s a great off-road multi-purpose trail that can take you from the Oakville border all the way to the downtown core. This paved trail across Burlington, Ontario is our favourite route for walking and biking, and strolling with our one year old. It’s a popular trail for residents but it’s also ...

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Gift of Time for Father's Day 2017

Giving the Gift of Time For Father’s Day 2017

It’s that time of the year again – when we’re looking for inspiration for Father’s Day gifts. A quality bourbon or Scotch, a tech gadget like a new camera or a gift certificate to a barber shop might do. However, the most precious is the gift of time for Father’s Day. It’s a Tough Job But Somebody’s Got To Do ...

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Barron Canyon in Algonquin Park

Visiting the Barron Canyon Trail in Algonquin Park

The Barron Canyon Trail in Algonquin Park, located in northeastern Ontario is one of the most beautiful natural spots in the province. If you have a bucket list for travel in Ontario, it should be in the top 10 on your list. Most of us living in the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario have visited the southern part of ...

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A Few Changes At Suburban Tourist

“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra Ever since becoming a parent in February 2016, life has changed. I would have to disagree with Mr. Chopra – for first time parents, after giving birth, the great change is proceeded by chaos. And so, as a new(ish) mom, still adjusting to the chaos of a quickly growing little guy, ...

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Best Mother's Day Gifts - Red Roses

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

There are new moms, moms of growing kids and teenagers, and empty nest moms. There are also moms who are grandmas. They all have different needs and they all have different wants. Sometimes it’s not easy to find the right Mother’s Day gifts. And so, I’m sharing my Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017. Some people dread Mother’s Day. I don’t. ...

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Melitta Pour Over Coffee Brewer

Top 5 Reasons Why I Love The Melitta Pour Over Coffee Brewer

Fellow coffee addicts –  do you often wish you could make a coffee that tastes like something served in a high-end restaurant? I have found a way to make it with the Melitta Pour Over Coffee Brewer. Coffee is something I have to have daily. I even love the scent of freshly ground coffee. I’ve never made coffee this way, ...

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