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Family Travel | August Vacation Deals

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14 Awesome Things To Do With Kids In Boston

Any parent will understand that I had nothing but … [Continue Reading]

Things To Do With Kids In Boston

Donuts to die for: The 6 Best Donut Shops in North America

On a recent trip to Portland, I crowd-sourced … [Continue Reading]

6 Best Donut Shops in North America Photo Credit - Flickr Creative Commons - speakerchad

Family Travel | August Vacation Deals

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I hope everyone has been enjoying their summer so far! It’s hard to believe that we will be talking about back to school in a few weeks or a month, depending when school starts up again for your family. Are you ready for that yet?? Lol…me neither! With more families opting to stay closer to […]

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14 Awesome Things To Do With Kids In Boston

Things To Do With Kids In Boston

Any parent will understand that I had nothing but the best intentions to plan an itinerary well in advance of our trip to Boston. But as we got close to our leave-only-two-days-after-the-last-day-of-school departure date, I realized I had a very short list and no clear idea of how to spend our days in Boston. So […]

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Patience…and Exhilaration: Whale Watching on Brier Island, Nova Scotia

Whale Watching on Brier Island

The Bay of Fundy, with a coast shared by Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, has the highest tides in the world. Small and relatively remote, Brier Island sits at the mouth of the bay, on  the tip of a thin spit called Digby Neck. Due to its location and natural beauty, Brier Island is one […]

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Donuts to die for: The 6 Best Donut Shops in North America

6 Best Donut Shops in North America Photo Credit - Flickr Creative Commons - speakerchad

On a recent trip to Portland, I crowd-sourced friends before heading to “beervana” for suggestions on where to eat and drink. Everyone agreed – VooDoo Donuts was a must visit. As a travel writer, that meant just one thing. Though VooDoo received all the accolades from tourists, I would bet dollars to well, donuts, that […]

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Happy Baby, Happy Parents – Baby Bjorn Bouncer Mini {Giveaway}

Baby Bjorn Bouncer Mini

I loved my Baby Bjorn carrier. Both of my boys settled quickly as soon as they were nestled snug into the Baby Bjorn carrier. I still, nearly 7 years later, have vivid memories of doing laundry with my eldest strapped to my chest. The superior construction and ultimate comfort of the Baby Bjorn carrier made […]

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10 Summer Holiday Boredom Busters To Try Right Now!

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Summer time! Kids are thrilled to be free from school for the 2 months, while parents juggle schedules to ensure their little ones are kept just busy enough to avoid that “b” word. Boredom. Keep this list on standby this summer. We’re giving you 10 boredom busters (for inside and out) using things you should […]

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Rip Roaring Summer Family Fun in Red Deer – Yes, Red Deer!

Family Fun in Red Deer

If you have every had a conversation with a 6 year old, you know they rarely start with anything so mundane as “Hi” or “How are you?” More likely they start with some pressing fact in the 6 year old’s life. “My dog smells like Doritos, but he doesn’t eat Doritos!” or “We are going […]

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10 Awesome Things to do in Montreal with Kids this Summer

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Montreal may be know for its more grown up delights, but quelle surprise! There are some wonderful things to beguile families too! Montreal is a city unlike any other. Canada is happy to claim it for our own, but there is that je ne sais quoi that sets it apart. It’s modern and historical, pastoral and […]

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5 Weird and Wonderful Canadian Museums

5 Unusual Canadian Museums

Museum. For many of us, that word still conjures up distant memories of dusty old buildings, housing dusty old artifacts in dusty glass cases. Hopefully interesting, but quite possibly not, depending on your interest in the subject. Fortunately, museums have come a long way in the last few decades and now, wherever you go in the world, you […]

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Are you an Anti-Camper? Try Parks Canada’s oTENTiks in Fort Langley!

Parks Canada oTENTiks Fort Langley

We just discovered camping paradise and it’s in our own backyard! I’m not one to call camping an idyllic experience. Sure, there are aspects I love such as kids running free, gallons of fresh air, the fact everyone pitches in to make the experience a success. But there is much about camping I could do […]

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