Relying on the Kindness of Strangers

I got a flat tire and then the car battery died. On a trip with my kids. I’m the queen of being prepared and in this instance, I was not. Learn from me. It was last Sunday afternoon, we were making good highway time driving between home in downtown Toronto and Bonnechere Provincial Park – the…

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Why You Will Love Beaches Resort in Negril

The country of Jamaica had always been on my list of places to go, but let’s face it, if I haven’t been there, it’s on my list. I had already been to quite a few islands in the Caribbean – Roatan, Bahamas, Cozumel, Cuba, St. Maarteen, to name a few, but never before to Jamaica…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take Your Vacation at Beaches Resorts

For the past three years, my family and the family of my daughter’s best friend have taken our winter vacation together. In those past three years, we’ve enjoyed Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos twice and Beaches Resort in Negril once. We can honestly say that we are completely blown away by the atmosphere, the…

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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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38 TRUTHS I’VE LEARNED IN 38 YEARS – #3 Sleep

Sleep is not a luxury, sleep is a necessity. In my 38 years of things I am learning about life to be true, my ideas about sleep in the past, have been so very wrong. I always said sleep was disposable. Sleep is for those who are retired and dead. There’s no time for sleep…

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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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