Travelling With Hypothyroidism

I was diagnosed in 2013 with hypothyroidism and then subsequently with Hastimotos, an auto-immune disorder a couple months later. Hashimoto’s disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck below your Adam’s apple. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces…

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Winter Camping in a Yurt In Algonquin? Yes Please!

I make posing on a frozen waterfall look good right? When Ontario Parks invited me to experience winter camping in a yurt at Mew Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park during the first week of March, I laughed at the thought of me hanging out and sleeping in the cold, crisp Canadian air and then jumped…

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Pros and Cons Overview of All-Inclusive Vacations

We all love to getaway… Whether it be to escape the rat race of work, hide from relationships (er…. or whatever), Canadians take a lot of overnight abroad trips. According to Statistics Canada in 2016, Mexico, Cuba, Barbados, Dominican Republic (note – these are countries in the Caribbean), were in the top 15 countries that…

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Why My Family Loves Blue Mountain

Living in Toronto, I’m beyond lucky to be a close enough to drive to so many amazing destinations in Ontario for all year round family fun. One of our extended family favourite weekend away go-to destinations for many years has been Blue Mountain, just outside Collingwood. We have visited Blue Mountain, situated on a section…

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Why Mom Should Get Away and Travel Solo

I took off on my family for a few days to do some solo travel and went to the most bizarre places – places with seemingly no connection to me – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (with a side excursion north of Prince Albert) and Edmonton, Alberta. Neither place I had ever really been too before unless driving through…

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