FAMILY TRAVEL: JACO, COSTA RICA

FAMILY TRAVEL: JACO, COSTA RICA

Hot holidays should be compulsory for Canadian families. We are feeling hugely grateful for the opportunity to head south to escape the snow, ice, freezing rain and general routine of Toronto life for a week this winter. Our family with grandparents in TOw spent a...
PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

My favourite time of year – peach season! Ontario’s garden goodness is overflowing at farmers’ markets across Toronto. But instead of picking up a basket of the local sweetness, we headed southwest to fill our own at Parkway Orchards. The pick-your-own fruit farm...
TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

Lavender fields forever. About an hour’s drive west of Toronto are fields of purple – and, on the day we visited, a whole lot of people obsessed with these pretty purple plants. Terre Bleu Lavender Farm in Milton is a family-run farm, growing eight varieties of...
FAMILY TRAVEL: TREMBLANT with Kids in TOw

FAMILY TRAVEL: TREMBLANT with Kids in TOw

“It’s not a life skill,” said my eight-year-old when we told him that he’d be in ski school on the first day of our family ski trip to Tremblant, one of Quebec’s biggest ski resorts located about an hour drive north of Montreal (six hours from Toronto by car.) Truth...