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Castles in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Castles in Ontario

Explore the beautiful castles in Ontario this summer! Did you ever want to be Cinderella (or her male equivalent) and live in a castle? If you live in Ontario, you might not be able to live in a castle, but you can certainly visit one.  However, to be clear, there aren’t too many that are…

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Put your Pedal to the Metal – 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Put your Pedal to the Metal - 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario

Lance Stroll, the up-and-coming Canadian Formula One race car driver, got his start in go-karting and while you may not aspire to race in the big leagues, you too can test your mettle on the track. Ontario has quite a few go kart tracks around the province, and some of the locations also have junior…

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Attractions in Toronto

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Attractions in Toronto

Attractions in Toronto Toronto is ranked incredibly highly in a whole bunch of international “best of” rankings these days, partially because it is a beautiful, safe, multi-cultural, cosmopolitan city and partially because there is just so much to see and do here. Not only is there a gorgeous skyline, a lake, great food, and nice…

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A Day at Scenic Caves by Michelle Brandes

By Shari & Elisa Monday, August 17, 2015
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A Day at Scenic Caves by Michelle Brandes

We  had a fantastic day at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures in Collingwood. Our 3 daughters, ages 12, 10 & 8, couldn’t have had a better time. We drove from Toronto, through Collingwood & past the ski hills of Blue Mountains, to Scenic Caves. Upon arrival, my girls were immediately drawn to the playground – they…

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Soar through the trees with Canopy Tours & Ziplines

By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Soar through the trees with Canopy Tours & Ziplines

Have you ever wanted to “fly through the air with the greatest of ease”? You don’t have to be a trapeze artist in the circus to do so anymore!  You can try one of the many ziplines & canopy tours around Ontario and zoom through the treetops with a bird’s eye view of the land…

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Keeping it Cool in the Outdoors!

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Keeping it Cool in the Outdoors!

As the cold weather of an Ontario winter settles in, it’s time to think about all of the wonderful outdoor activities available to us.  Canada is known for its winters and we have no shortage of fun things to do.  So put on your snowpants, bundle up & get outside for some serious fun!  …

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Winter Indoor Fun in Ontario!

By Shari & Elisa Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Winter Indoor Fun in Ontario!

Winters can be tough in Ontario, so it’s a good idea to have some fun indoor plans.  We’ve gathered some fabulous indoor activities to keep you and your family both warm and entertained during the cold days of winter. Gaming & Racing: When you’re ready to escape the great outdoors, why not try your luck…

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7 Places to make new animal friends

By Shari & Elisa Monday, July 21, 2014
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7 Places to make new animal friends

For all the animal lovers out there, summer is the perfect time for a visit to one of the  many farms & zoos in our province. You (and your kids) can get close enough to touch many of the animals. The farms and zoos across Ontario provide a wonderful opportunity to learn about local &…

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Reptilia: Face Your Fears!

By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Reptilia: Face Your Fears!

My kids and I went to Reptilia on the recent PA Day from our school. I have never been fond of reptiles and amphibians, but I decided to face my fears. Reptilia is a 25,000 sq. ft. indoor reptile zoo located in Vaughan, Ontario, near Toronto. The kids and I walked through a maze of…

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