My kids were born 11 1/2 months apart, which mean we have 2 birthdays back to back each year. I usually do a group party for them and all their friends, but this year I wanted to try something different. In lieu of a party, I offered them a trip to Toronto, where we would visit 2 attractions and hang out with their super-cool Great Aunt. The obvious choice for them was Toronto, since they had never been. I was born there, and spent many summers, but I had not yet braved the 4hr drive down south with them yet. We decided on LEGOLAND® Discovery Center (in Vaughn) as one of our attractions, so I was tickled when they agreed to let me do an honest review in exchange for our tickets. I had no idea what to expect, as it was also my first time there, but I can confidently say, we will DEFINITELY be going back. Here is our experience! Continue Reading
I’m fortunate enough to live in an area that’s rich in berry picking goodness. Specifically blueberries. Sudbury is the “Blueberry Capitol” after all. Sometimes, it’s nice to switch things up and go strawberry picking. To ensure we had ample opportunity to fill our baskets, the family and I visited Ruby Berry Farm located in Chelmsford Ontario. It’s located approximately 20 minutes north-west of Sudbury. Continue Reading
Looking for something to do this weekend? All Ontario Parks are offing free admission for the day on July 17th. The initiative is called “Healthy Parks Healthy People” and is in partnership with Coleman Canada. Continue Reading
For nearly 60 years the French River Trading post has been a key stop for travelers along Highway 69. Located 45 mins south of Sudbury and just over 3hrs north of Toronto, the aptly named “French River” Trading Post is located in the municipality of French River, Ontario. Once a small motel and souvenir shop, it has now flourished into a one-stop Ontario hospitality business.