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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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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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No More Stinky Car Smell!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon “Ugh, WHAT is that smell???” “Maybe it’s the apple core you left in the back seat last week, or that half-eaten cheese stick, or the blueberry muffin remnants…” “It’s gross” “I agree!  That’s why Daddy & I always ask you to throw out whatever is left of your car snacks.  Now we all get […]

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Hot Air Balloon Festival: More Than ‘Just’ the Balloons!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I’ve always wondered, but we never went.  Well, this year, we were offered the opportunity to attend and we are so glad that we did! First and foremost, once you park your car and enter what I will call the fairgrounds, it just feels like summer. There’s a carnival area with rides and games, […]

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Romantic Getaway in a Ford Focus

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I was recently offered the opportunity to test-drive a Ford Focus Titanium for a special #FordRoadTrip to St- Sauveur. I decided to use it as a chance to have a little romantic retreat with my hubby. Do I need to tell you that with 4 kids we don’t get too much alone time? We left on Tuesday […]

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March Break Activities to do with Kids: Interview on CBC Daybreak (RADIO)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I had fun chatting with with Mike Finnerty on CBC Daybreak this morning. We discussed  various activities to keep the kids busy during spring break. You can hear the interview by clicking on the link below and then on the segment entitled “March Break Activities to do with Kids” http://www.cbc.ca/daybreakmontreal/ Remember that for more ideas […]

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Getting Set for Spring Break with the Kids

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Spring Break – or as some are calling it “Mid-winter” Break is coming up soon & getting organized ahead of time can make the difference between a fun week and a week that leaves you wanting to tear your hair out. Here are some tips whether you are opting for a ‘stay cation’ or […]

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How to Avoid Roaming Fees While Travelling in the US

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon If you ever travel to the US, then you’re likely familiar with the issue of roaming charges. They cost. A LOT. This past year I discovered a fabulous way for Canadians to save on roaming charges.  It’s called Roam Mobility. You will need an “unlocked” phone.  If you don’t have one, you can buy […]

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National Geographic PASSPORT TO EXPLORE Contest: Win a 7-Day Adventure for 2 – Air & Hotel Included!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Dreaming of getting away for a week-long adventure?  With your hubby?  Your best girlie? Your Mom? With National Geographic’s Passport to Explore contest, it could be closer to reality than you think! The Grand Prize is a 7-day adventure for 2 to a North American Destination of your choice (anywhere Air Canada flies) with accommodations […]

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Dreaming of Disney for Spring Break?

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon With their latest offers, it may be more affordable that you think! It’s no secret that our family are HUGE Disney fans.  We believe there are ways of ‘Doing Disney’ that make it easier.  We’ve been to Disney 3 times as a family of six and we just LOVE it. Well, the latest is […]

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