Posts Tagged ‘canada’
 
 
 
For Moms
 
Walmart Mom of the Year
Walmart Mom of the Year
Walmart Mom of the Year

Walmart May Have just Ended the Mommy Wars

It’s hard to classify anyone as ‘Mom of the Year’. What criteria does one use? While women sling insults at each other in the name of the mommy wars, we seem to be forgetting about walking a mile in someone el...
 
Travel
 
Fairmont Palliser
Fairmont Palliser
Fairmont Palliser

The Fairmont Palliser Calgary

When you have the opportunity to travel with just one child, magic things can happen. As a huge fan of Canadian history, I chose to stay at the Fairmont Palliser on a recent mom-son trip to Calgary. Entering its 100th year, the...
 
Travel
 
Big White Resort
Big White Resort
Big White Resort

The People and the Snow at Big White Resort

Today Kelsey Serwa took Silver at the Sochi Olympics in ski snowcross, and I am willing to bet the Bullwheel at Big White Resort is packed already. Kelsey’s grandfather was a founder of Big White Ski Resort, and I canR...

 
Travel
 
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC

Kid-Friendly Ski Resorts in BC

Picking the perfect ski resort for families in British Columbia is tough – because there are so many incredible options! I am a pretty avid skier and haul the kids everywhere in order to truly test the slopes and activiti...
 
Travel
 
Nova Star Cruises
Nova Star Cruises
Nova Star Cruises

Nova Star Cruises Ferry Will Connect Nova Scotia and Maine

I remember as a little girl growing up in Halifax the annual back-to-school shopping trips to New England.  We took the ferry and it was incredibly exciting.  But then the ferry was no more.  All that has changed with a fabulou...
 
Travel
 
Windsor Arms Hotel
Windsor Arms Hotel
Windsor Arms Hotel

Windsor Arms Hotel Toronto

I’m a sucker for older, stunning architecture. So as a student at the University of Toronto I would frequent Theatrebooks on St. Thomas St. and gaze longingly at Yorkville’s Windsor Arms Hotel. Later in life I would hang ...

 
Contests
 
Signed Christine Sinclair Ball
Signed Christine Sinclair Ball
Signed Christine Sinclair Ball

A Signed Christine Sinclair Soccer Ball

Christine Sinclair turns 30 today!  Normally I would be a tad envious of a beautiful, talented, successful YOUNG woman, but all I can feel is inspiration.  What a role model for young girls across Canada!  Her sportsmanship and...
 
Travel
 
Mini Cheesecakes
Mini Cheesecakes
Mini Cheesecakes

Cheesecake 101

Head to Campbell River for the fishing, but you might catch more fish with these mini cheesecakes thank you would with worms.. (or at least make yourself and kids very happy). The handmade treats from Cheesecake 101 are about 3...