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FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Dreaming about the perfect family vacation? A blissful week where you, your hubby and the kids can share magical moments at the pool or beach… An entire week where your sole involvement in the ‘feeding process’ involves “where will we eat tonight and at what time should we go?” You’re not even worrying about how […]

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Our Family GLAMPING Trip at SEPAQ :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon “What is Glamping?” you ask. Glamping is Glamourous Camping Let me be perfectly clear that even when my family goes full-on tent camping, we book an RV spot so that we have electricity & water on site…but Glamping…is a whole different ball game. Our “Glamping” accommodations consisted of a Huttopia: A pre-set-up tent on […]

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6 Activities to do With the Kids this Summer in Montreal (Breakfast Television)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon As school is almost over, here are some ideas of things to do with the kids in & around Montreal this summer: (1) Berry picking Whether it’s strawberries, raspberries or blueberries, berry-picking is always a fun activity to do with the kids in the summer.  Your best bet is to call in advance to […]

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Dreaming of a Chalet Rental Up North? Look No Further…

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I have a thing for Log Cabins….A SERIOUS thing. Especially the kind of log cabins with granite countertops and stainless appliances and a fireplace and a hot tub and enough bedrooms so that everyone is comfortable. Air conditioning in summer is just as important to me as warm & cozy is in winter. My hubby shares […]

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Cinco de Mayo GIVEAWAY from Quesada…and a fun Watermelon Granita Recipe to go with it!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon While I’ll fully admit that Cinco de Mayo has not traditionally been in my repertoire of celebrated holidays, it’s a great idea to jump on the bandwagon just for fun! I mean, who wouldn’t be happy for a little fiesta filled with bright colours, yummy eats and a festive atmosphere??? As many of you […]

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Family Weekend at Stowe Mountain Resort- WOW. Just. WOW.

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Vacationing with kids can often feel more like a change of scenery than an actual getaway. Our weekend at Stowe Mountain Resort was different.  We felt recharged and rejuvenated to the point that both my hubby and I felt like we had been on a week-long vacation! You can tell by my daughter’s note that she had many […]

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Green Treats for St. Patrick’s Day on Breakfast Television!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon St. Patrick’s Day offers a fun opportunity to have a little fun with the kids. Of course, the day is filled with green, so what better way to celebrate than with green treats & crafts? Check out my segment this AM on Breakfast Television for some fun, green ideas! Recipes & How-To’s Guacamole 2 avocados, […]

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Getting the Kids on Skis for the Very First Time

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last year we got the kids on skis for the very first time. It was so much easier than we had expected.  We scheduled private lessons at Mont Rigaud, which is literally a 35 minute drive from where we live in the West Island. The kids paired up two per instructor for their private […]

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#WellWishes this Holiday Season

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon What I look forward to most at this time of year is being ‘off-schedule’ with my family. We will “chill out” together, a few outdoor activities together, bake together, cook together and maybe use up some movie passes at the theatre together. It goes without saying that we will, of course, do a lot of […]

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Snapshots of Little Sofia

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Those of you who read on a regular basis know that I have been playing around with the Canon EOS Rebel SL-1. I recently tried it out with guidance from the Photo Tips within the Canon Baby Moments App, available on the Canon Canada Facebook Page. You can see the results in my earlier blog post Seizing […]

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