Presquile Provincial Park, Falling For the Minka Tent

We were guests of Ontario Parks during our visit to Presquile Provincial Park. Our views remain our own. Introducing my kids to camping through glamping during all four of our Canadian seasons has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my parenthood journey. Aside from when they were born or learned how to walk….

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Silver Creek Conservation Area – First Hike of 2019

It took me 6 whole days into the year of 2019, but I finally got out for my first hike! Said like a hiking junkie, but really it’s been a mere ten days since my one hour jaunt at Sager Conservation Area and before that was an embarrassingly long couple month stretch. It got cold…

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Sager Conservation Area Trail: Easy Winter Hike With Kids

I think I have found the shortest and easiest hike to take the kids on in the winter. And bonus for me – it is just up the highway from my parent’s house. It’s Sager Conservation Area Trail in Quinte West. Lengthwise, it’s only half a kilometre hike in and out. For the kids, it’s…

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Toronto Happy Place – Can You Buy Happiness?

They say you can’t put a price on happiness. I say, that yes you can and the regular price of admission to Toronto Happy Place for a family is absolutely ludicrous for the experience. What is Toronto Happy Place? Happy Place is a pop up installation with larger than life installations like rubber duck rooms…

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Spelunking With Kids in Tyendinaga Caverns and Caves

Have you ever taken your children spelunking? I took my children spelunking for the very first time last week in Tyendinaga Caverns and Caves. What is spelunking? It is literally the hobby or practise of exploring caves. Growing up in Belleville area, I definitely did not take advantage of everything that was in the vicinity and…

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