Out Of Office

I am WAY over packed, as a matter of fact, my SUV is stuffed to the brim. The house sitter is tucked in safe and sound with her long, long list of instructions for the dog, the cat, the pool..you get the idea.  The fridge is cleaned out to an acceptable degree, I think I […]

Cottage Packing List & Travel Hacks!

Frazzled, harried, hurried, excited, angry, just plain scattered?  Does this begin to describe the way you pack?  It looks like you’re not alone.  Back by popular demand, my Ultimate Cottage Packing List. What I’ve learned?  Packing for a week away at a cottage can NOT be done in a day.  But with a little bit […]

Brave Up! Five Things You Need To Know Before You Go Ziplining

Are you looking for adventure?  Seeking a way to bond with your teens or your spouse?  Excited about the prospect of seeing the world from a different angle?  Maybe you love the outdoors, the fresh air, or just want to be the COOLEST parent ever.  If any of these apply you need to consider Ziptrek […]

Are You Enjoying Yourself – A Summer Time Rant

Dear Family, I know it’s summer.  I get it, we are in vacation mode.  But I have to tell you, even though I love you more than life itself, you all are driving me to the brink of insanity.  Want to help a Mama out?  Here’s a few tips to help us all survive the […]

Prayers For The World

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate Only love can do that – Martin Luther Kind Jr. So much pain, so much ugly.  Praying for peace.

Have You Ever…

Have you ever thought to yourself.  I am some kind of crazy.  I’m walking around the house talking to the cat like he’s a human.  I’m all on shushing the robin in his nest because he won’t stop TWEETING, cursing the dishwasher that doesn’t clean and then suddenly wondering; have I lost it?  Is this […]

How To Pack The Perfect Beach Bag

Summer’s here.  It’s time to start dreaming of long sunny days, the glorious heat, sand between your toes and those picture perfect moments as you escape reality and take off for weekends far away with your family.  It’s time to head to the beach!  Before you go, don’t forget to pack your most essential bag […]

Those High Heels And Flip-Flips Are A Pain In The Back!

Does this sound familiar? You leave the house at the crack of dawn, drop the kids off at school, dash to the office, power through your work day…running from meeting to meeting.  Fight traffic on the way home, blast your way through the grocery store and barely make it home in time to throw together […]

5 Must Do Things In Village of Mont Tremblant ~ In Summer

The sun peeks through the wispy clouds of the multi-coloured buildings that dot the mountainside.  Immediately we are whisked away, seemingly to another world.  That is the magic of the pedestrian village of Mont Tremblant, a very special place in the beautiful Laurentian mountains of Quebec.  Here are our top 5 recommended activities when you visit […]

Mont Tremblant : A Story To Tell

We’ve just returned from a whirlwind weekend in the mountains. Yes, the mountains! And I have so much to tell you. We kicked off our summer with a little adventure, a lot of fabulous food, and the very best thing of all, quality time with my family.  It was the best of what luxury family […]