Melissa Vroon

Author Bio:

Melissa is a co-founder of Family Fun Canada. She loves taking her kids to all the places she visited as a kid and sharing her adventures online.


Posts by Melissa Vroon:

Tips for Visiting SeaWorld with Kids

Posted on: July 2, 2013

Ask anyone who has ever been to San Diego and they will rattle off an endless list of fun things to do with kids in San Diego. During our 5-day visit to this southern California city, the sheer number of amazing adventures we could experience was in fact, overwhelming. We
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Family Travel: The Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego

Posted on: May 27, 2013

Ranked one of Parents Magazine’s “10 Best Beach Resorts for Families” we knew we’d be in good hands at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort during our family vacation in San Diego. The Loews Coronado is situated between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay on its own little 15 acre island
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Holiday Cooking: Super Simple Shortbread Cookies

Posted on: November 20, 2012

Christmas baking has started in my house. Shortbread cookies are one of those treats I grew up enjoying over the holidays. I don’t think my Christmas would feel complete without indulging in some melt in your mouth shortbread cookies. Here is one of my favorite recipes I’ve adapted from Cook by Deborah
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Try a Free Tall Starbucks Refreshers™ Drink on July 13

Posted on: July 12, 2012

  Starbucks is launching a new beverage made from green coffee extract. Before the bean is roasted into its dark deliciousness they extract the caffeine from the bean to make these new fruity beverages. You can enjoy the energy benefits from coffee without the coffee taste. I am a huge
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Disneyland Diaries Day 4: Disney’s New Cars Land at California Adventure Park

Posted on: July 9, 2012

Finally! After many months of eager anticipation, we finally got to experience the brand new Cars Land addition to Disney’s California Adventure Park. Cars Land has been kept under wraps during its 5 years of planning, imagineering and construction. This adventure was a bit of a dream come true for
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DIY Pina Colada Frozen Pops Recipe

Posted on: July 6, 2012

My kids love cold treats on a hot day. I have gotten into the habit of always having frozen pops on hand because I know as soon as the kids have been playing in the sunshine they will run in begging for some. I normally make them with whatever 100%
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Cityline Heads West to Alberta

Posted on: June 30, 2012

Cityline is heading west to Alberta! Cityline is Canada’s longest running daytime show. It’s been on air for 28 years can you believe it? Cityline decided to take the show on the road and do some tapings in Calgary and Edmonton. I got a chance to be in the audience of
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Cityline’s Tracy Moore and her Favorite Family Fun Adventures

Posted on: June 29, 2012

After 28 years of welcoming guests into their Toronto studio, Cityline and host Tracy Moore take the show on the road and visit Alberta. Their first stop was in Calgary, my hometown, where I got a chance to meet Tracy at the Citytv studio and chat about her favorite things
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Disneyland Diaries Day 3: A Red Carpet Affair at Cars Land

Posted on: June 26, 2012

Leading up to the Grand Opening of Cars Land at Disneyland, there was a huge party to celebrate the completion of this amazing new addition in Disney’s California Adventure Park. Disney never does anything halfway. Movie stars, musicians, and television stars graced the red carpet kicking off the premier party.
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Disney Pixar’s Brave Opens in Theatres Today (June 22)

Posted on: June 22, 2012

The latest Disney Pixar production, Brave, opens in theatres today. This is the Disney princess movie you have all been waiting for. It’s a story of an independent and tenacious young woman fighting for her right to define her own destiny. The story is less about the relationship between a
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