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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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Lifeforia- A Hidden Gem (of a Spa!)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I was recently invited to try out the spa services at Lifeforia, which is located within the Sheraton hotel at the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport (Montreal/Dorval). Having never been there previously, I was looking forward to some pampering but wasn’t sure whether or not I would really like it there- but it was worth […]

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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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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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