Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

At this time of year I find that cabin fever is really setting in. It's frustrating because it's hard to find really great activities for the kids - we're all going crazy and there are only so many more tobogganing days or indoor play park days that we can all handle. We know spring is [...]

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Best books for kids – Anything by Julia Donaldson

Best books for kids – Anything by Julia Donaldson

I'm such a fan of reading to my kids. We all know the benefits of reading, but which books should you lean towards? We discovered Julia Donaldson books about a year ago. We were gifted "The Gruffalo" and "The Gruffalo's Child" and well our collections has grown tremendously since then. Those first two books are [...]

Fall Festival and Apple Picking in Montreal

Fall Festival and Apple Picking in Montreal

It's Fall Festival Season, and Quinn Farms is hosting their weekend events from September 16th-17th until October 7th-9th. It's the best place to go Apple picking in Montreal There will be live music every weekend pony rides as well as all of the usual attractions Quinn Farms has to offer. (Like the play park, slide, [...]

Free Activities for Kids in Montreal

Free Activities for Kids in Montreal

If you're looking for some original things to do, but wanting to stick to a budget it can be tough.  I'm always looking for those special outings and I've come up with a list of free activities for kids in Montreal. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts The museum has free weekend workshops for kids. [...]

Tremblant Village with Kids 

Tremblant Village with Kids 

I'll be honest with you, traveling with kids can be tough. I love to travel and am the first one to start planning our next family trip, but in the back of my mind I'm always hoping and praying it all works out. Please no melt downs, please be into the activities, and please sleep! [...]

Packing for a Weekend Trip

Packing for a Weekend Trip

Going away for the weekend can be very relaxing, or stressful if you have kids. Sometimes I look at my husband and ask him what's the point. No seriously... what is the point? We load the car with so much stuff and we're only gone for a night. With only two kids (and one of [...]

Trying Water Sports Has Never Been Easier with the Nautical Fest

Trying Water Sports Has Never Been Easier with the Nautical Fest

Trying water sports has never been so easy and accessible! On July 8-9th, the Quebec Marine Association (QMA) invites you to the Nautical Fest, a unique celebration who will be held all around Quebec, on ​​the Saint-Lawrence River, lakes and riverbanks. During the weekend, more than 100 water stakeholders including several marinas, ports of call, [...]