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MY iFLY TORONTO EXPERIENCE

January 13, 2016
iFLY Toronto

My 1st Experience at iFLY Toronto! You may remember me telling you in our Christmas Traditions post how every year on Christmas Eve Ryan and I see a movie with his family. This year was different. The original plan was to go dog sledding, but with the lack of snow it wasnโ€™t possible. So instead, we all went indoor skydiving at iFLY Toronto! Leading up to the day, I was quite nervous since I didnโ€™t know what to expect. I…

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SAN FRANCISCO PART II

November 23, 2015
San Fransisco

A trip to San Francisco and 10 must see spots in the city – Part 2! In my last post I talked about 5 amazing parts of my trip to San Francisco, including 10-6 on my top 10 list. If you missed those, be sure to check them out in San Francisco: Part 1. Because San Francisco is such an amazing city, the list continues today with the best of the best. 5. Alcatraz When I first told people I…

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HOLIDAYS: PLACES TO VISIT

November 20, 2015
Holidays

5 festive and fun places to visit during the holidays in Hamilton. One of the best things about the holidays is getting out to wonderful festivals and events in the area. We are so lucky to be in Hamilton where so many of these festivities take place. It’s time to get out your calendar and mark down some of these dates, because these events will get you in the Christmas spirit. From historical sites to crafts, we have 5 suggestions…

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SAN FRANCISCO PART I

November 16, 2015
San Fransisco

A trip to San Francisco and 10 must see spots in the city – Part 1! When Mike got the word that he would be attending a conference in San Francisco, we were both very excited to turn this into a trip as well. We were able to swing a 5 day trip to San Francisco and believe it or not this was plenty of time to get to know this amazing city. We visited many amazing neighbourhoods and landmarks,…

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HAMILTON – THINGS TO DO IN NOVEMBER

November 9, 2015
November

Fun things to do in Hamilton and surrounding area in the month of November. September and October were amazing weren’t they? I am already reminiscing those months that only just passed. That’s because there was so much to do and enjoy in Hamilton. So many farmer’s markets to visit and so many places to hike. And now we are in November, the pumpkin and apple season have passed and it is getting bitterly cold… But, Christmas is coming up and…

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TIPS FOR PACKING & A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO

November 6, 2015
Packing

Secrets to good packing and how to pack for a trip to San Fransisco. Today I’m getting on a plane to San Fransisco. It is an overnight flight and so it will make for a long trip, but as you can see from my last post, I prepped myself well. I also have some tricks for packing that have come in handy over the years. It all started with my desire to always want to pack light. Even when travelling…

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TRAVEL TIPS FOR LONG FLIGHTS

November 4, 2015
Woman carries your luggage at the airport terminal

Easy travel tips for long flights making travelling even more fun! Travelling is fun, I think we can all agree on that! Still, a lot of people dread the airport experience and any flight over 5 hours can feel long. What about flights that are much longer, maybe involving one or more layovers? We’ve all had them: good and bad experiences. There are so many factors in what makes for good flights; travelling alone can have advantages, but travelling with…

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HIKING SPOTS AND TRAILS IN HAMILTON

October 13, 2015
Hamilton Hiking Photo

Sharing four favourite hiking spots in Hamilton that are also perfect dog-walking trails! Hamilton, the city of waterfalls, and a place I proudly call home. One of my favourite things about this city is all the great trails, which run in and around the city, and when Iโ€™m feeling overwhelmed or stressed, I love to hit the trails with Abby. This time of year is my favourite for getting outside, since you get to enjoy all the beautiful autumn colours.…

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FALL MARKETS AND FARMS IN ANCASTER

October 5, 2015
Pumpkin Markets and Farms

Three must see local markets, orchards and farms to visit in Ancaster during the fall months. Every fall I have to make some customary trips in and around Hamilton, mostly close to home in Ancaster. I especially like making these trips with Mike, and I especially like making these trips on an empty stomach. That is because most of these places are about food and the wonderful all harvest! There is something about the fall farm and market and I…

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