Last week we took a trip to Niagara Falls for a couple of days – the kids had never been and the husband had a business trip so it was the right time to go. The kids were super excited (to miss school) and stay in a hotel, which they LOVE to do. As with [...]

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The Westin Trillium House At Blue Mountain Resort

by MARIA on September 11, 2013

We were recently invited to experience a two night stay at the Westin Trillium House at Blue Mountain Resort. My family and I had never been, but had heard from so many friends that it was an absolute must visit family destination. It was a bit of a trek from Kingston, but we love a [...]


My funny six year old is a character. She sings all day long and most of the time, it’s something she’s come up with. Her songs always involve love which is funny because she is the first to tell you how much she “hates womance”. She also draws and writes all day long. There isn’t [...]


Six Year Old Artist – The Ziploc Aquarium

by MARIA on February 12, 2013

The six year old artist of the house is constantly creating hilarious, unexpected things. The latest? Her very own aquarium. In a Ziploc bag. Pure awesome. Here are the instructions, straight out of the six year old’s mouth. 1. First, you get a small plastic bag that zips up. 2. Now, you draw some sea [...]


New Years Resolutions 2013

by MARIA on January 16, 2013

Oh hi. So it’s been a long while since I last posted – not sure if anyone besides my husband has noticed but in this case, it’s been unavoidable. I’ve been sick with bronchitis and double ear infections and taking care of kids with a lovely combination of stomach flu, ear infections, bronchitis, and pink [...]


Happy Holidays!

by MARIA on December 24, 2012

Wishing you and yours a great one!


Cold And Flu Season Is Coming #HealthyFamilies

by MARIA on November 6, 2012

I loathe this time of year for many reasons: Snow Cold things Less sunlight Snow Freezing my tush off in carpool pickup because I refuse to wear a winter coat. My empty wallet – I blame Santa. And of course, germs. Then again, germs are always on the loathe list. But this time of year [...]


Pumpkin Patch 2012

by MARIA on October 26, 2012

It’s October, which means fall colours, cardigans, Halloween and our beloved pumpkin patch. We headed to the pumpkin patch to pick up some pumpkins, check out the corn maze and enjoy a tractor ride. It just happened to be FREEZING that afternoon, but the kids weren’t phased one bit. Mommy was grumpy, but no one [...]


Gratitude and Being Grateful

by MARIA on October 11, 2012

Gratitude is a wonderful thing. My oldest is learning about gratitude and showing gratitude in school right now. He came home with a small assignment he had to work on and he was given a week to complete it. Whenever he felt grateful about something, he had to note it and what he did to [...]


Photo Dump – Our Week In Pics

by MARIA on October 3, 2012

A week of six year old birthday party planning, gardening with yiayia, hello kitty, gorgeous books and sunsets.

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