With summer practically here, I’m looking to do some day trips with my teen daughter. Last summer we took a BIG trip – a 12-day train trip through Europe. This summer, as I continue building my freelance writing business, we’re going much more low key with some day trips to different
Looking out the window at a sky of grey may not conjure up warm, Ontario summer thoughts, but now is the perfect time to start planning your summer vacation! If you live in the Toronto area, or if you plan to fly into Toronto during the summer months and rent a car, I’d like to
As Thanksgiving approached I had this idea to drive to Port Elgin for part of the weekend. After all, it’s not every month my daughter has four days away from school, and I was really craving to be back there. So I went ahead and booked us a couple of nights at the Windspire Inn
If you ever find yourself driving through Bruce County, Ontario on a Tuesday morning, be sure to stop by the Keady Farmers’ Market located in Tara. The market brings people out from all over Bruce County, and over 250 merchants sell a wide variety of items from fresh fruits and
There’s really nothing better than spending a hot Ontario summer’s day on Flowerpot Island. Just a short boat ride 6.5 km from Tobermory, Flowerpot Island is a part of the Fathom Five National Marine Park. Boat rides are varied, and are provided (at a cost) by The Blue Heron Company.