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Sarah Deveau is the author of Money Smart Mom: Financially Fit Parenting and blogs at www.doingallthethings.com. Reach her at @SarahDeveau on Twitter.

Website: http://www.doingallthethings.com

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Crossing Cape Breton: The Best of Hiking And Beaches

Posted on: September 16, 2020

“You know all the best trails are closed, right?” I shrugged in reply. A friend had heard about my plans to go hiking along the famous Cabot Trail in Cape Breton and wanted to ensure I knew about the many trail closures. And it was true – my trip was
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One on One Weekend Away? Take Your Teen to Boston

Posted on: February 8, 2019

“Wanna go see Twenty One Pilots in Boston?” I asked my 13-year-old daughter. The answer was a resounding yes to the concert, but hesitation over the destination. “Is there anything I’d like to do in Boston?” she asked. I assured her there would be plenty of things to do that
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Canada’s Largest! Oddball Canadian Roadside Attractions

Posted on: June 2, 2017

I swore I wouldn’t do it, and yet on our relocation road trip across Canada, I found I couldn’t help myself. Within 20 minutes of getting in the truck I had already begun nagging the kids with, “hey kids, look at the mountains,” and “hey kids, look at the deer!”
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Top 3 Must Do’s When Taking the Family to Winnipeg this Summer

Posted on: May 24, 2017

This article has been brought to you by InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Present in nearly 100 countries, IHG® Rewards Club is the largest loyalty program in the industry, with over 100 million enrolled members globally. IHG has more than 5,000 hotels across the
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Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees, Kids! Behind the scenes at the Royal Canadian Mint

Posted on: April 26, 2017

“That actually was pretty cool mom.” High praise indeed, coming from my pre-teen daughter Kate. She was referring to the Royal Canadian Mint tour in Winnipeg, Manitoba which we had just completed. This article has been brought to you by InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies.
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Take a Selfie with an Iceberg in Newfoundland!

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Forget storm chasing – today’s big weather hunters are flocking to Newfoundland to take selfies with a massive iceberg that has run aground in the shallow waters off the tiny coastal town of Ferryland. Iceberg watching along the eastern coast of Labrador and Newfoundland is a time-honoured tradition for locals
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Introducing Adventure to Kids in Kamloops

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Some kids, like my imaginative youngest daughter, can find adventure in a bare backyard. Others, like my eldest two, need a little more encouragement and structure to inspire them to climb, run and explore. On a recent trip to Kamloops, British Columbia, I constantly caught myself thinking, “The kids would
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Buyer Beware: The True Cost of Cheap Travel

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Today’s generation of traveller is used to a DIY type of vacation planning. Instead of wandering into a travel agent’s office to book a trip, travellers now scour the web, price comparing on the fly. But inexperience with booking online travel, combined with the desire to get the cheapest deal
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Soaring above the Snow: Winter Paragliding

Posted on: January 9, 2017

“Are you ok?” the chairlift operator asked as I scrambled to my feet after bailing hard exiting the chair lift at the top of Panorama Mountain Resort in Invermere, British Columbia. I decided to credit his concerned expression to my current situation, not his worry over how this clearly inept
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48 hours in Kamloops, BC

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Autumn is a lovely time to visit Kamloops, British Columbia, and we’ve pulled together the perfect fall family itinerary for a weekend getaway. Friday Check into Hotel 540 in downtown Kamloops and let the kids work up an appetite in the rooftop pool. If the littles are foodies, we highly
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