Relying on the Kindness of Strangers

It was last Sunday afternoon, we were making good highway time driving between home in downtown Toronto and Bonnechere Provincial Park – the intended destination for the week. The kids were enjoying the drive for the most part, my friend/photographer/pseudo uncle to the kids, Brian was with us, we had just stopped at Honey’s Diner, outside…

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Surviving a Road Trip with Kids

We’re veterans of the “Road Trip” now! We survived… and thrived our summer road trip with our children. And they don’t hate us. We didn’t hate them. Want to know how we did it? Here are my tips to surviving a road trip with your kids: Pack a cooler full of their favourite snacks and…

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Top 5 Things to See And Do In Tobermory, Ontario

My family returned from our 2,100 kilometre road trip not too long ago and I am compiling our stories and recommendations! Our first stop when we left the Toronto area was Tobermory, Ontario. The drive to Tobermory from our house is approximately 4 hours, however with the rate at which my children (and husband) need to…

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Random Thoughts From A Road Trip…

I recently took a 6 day/5 night road trip with my husband and two children that saw us drive over 2,100 kilometres and take us to Tobermory, Manatoulin Island, Batchawana Bay, Wawa and Sudbury. I have compiled some of my most random thoughts from the car from this trip.  – I thought Tim Hortons was…

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Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

It is summer and it’s the perfect time for family vacations on the road. Before you pack your cooler with food, your bathing suits, towels and your kids into the car, you need to make sure that you are not at risk of having a weird smell that you cannot get rid of or smeared,…

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