Family Friendly Fun in Norfolk County, Ontario

Norfolk County might not appear to be Ontario’s premiere vacation destination on the surface. However, once you look under the surface, you find Ontario’s South Coast and a flourishing wine, craft beer and agri-tourism industry. Aside from that, it’s a quiet, green place to spend a weekend or take a mid-week trip, only two hours…

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Visiting Tiny Tim The Mini Donkey

Back in August, I took my friend Chris, from Rudderless Travel out to the metropolis of Apsley, Ontario to spend the day visiting someone very special. We took a journey to visit “Tiny Tim The Mini Donkey”, his new friend Chip and their really amazing owners, Jody and Ted Topping. I had been keeping the…

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What You Need To Know About Going to The Grotto at Tobermory

The Grotto, in Bruce Peninsula National Park, has become one of Southern Ontario’s most popular tourist destinations in the summer. Located near Tobermory, it’s close to lots of other tourist destinations such as Fathom Five National Marine Park where you find Flower Pot Island. I didn’t realize how popular The Grotto was until last summer…

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Please Summer, Don’t End

Everything about this moment on the Bonnechere River with my son is perfect. Still water. Perfect light. It’s oh so quiet. I took him out of daycare at the end of June and in two short weeks, he’ll be heading off to junior kindergarten, my daughter into grade 4 and I’m having all the feels….

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I Took My Kids There

I’ve been a Mom for just over nine years. I’ve been through the gamut in terms of learning and growing and getting to know my children and their limits or lack thereof. I think that I, and their Dad, have done okay bringing them up so far. One of the prouder things I get to…

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Glamping in Bonnechere Provincial Park

Some of the best memories of my life have involved camping. Sadly, I can’t say the same for my children. Every summer growing up, my parents packed up our Bonair pop up camper trailer, hitched it to the back of our Oldsmobile and our subsequent Pontiac station wagon, threw us kids into the backseat and…

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