Operation Christmas Child: Never Underestimate the Power of a Shoe Box

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Ever since I can remember, Christmas has always been full of sweet childhood memories.  We would gather with family for special dinners, decorate the Pine tree, and volunteer our time. It is safe to say, even though my parents bought us a small gift to open Christmas morning, they put more emphasis on teaching us the values of kindness and […]

A Mom-cation to Remember: The Ultimate Roadtrip from Arizona to Utah

Arizona, Canyon, slot Canyon

Gigantic Canyons, magnificent mountains covered with red rocks, deep valleys and scenic highways. Arizona has all of this and more. When my friend Jade suggested a reunion, we thought what better place than Arizona to meet. Jade’s been living in Arizona for over 4 years and has always wanted to visit Horseshoe Bend and Antelope […]

Why Are Children So Obsessed With Crawford Lake? 5 Reasons to Go Right Now.

Crawford lake kids hike

Monarch butterflies, symbolic wood carvings, and a glistening lake surrounded by an authentic Iroquois village awaits in one of Ontario’s historical conservation sites. Last weekend, we grabbed our backpacks to go on a day hike to Crawford Lake (on the border of Milton and Campbelleville, Ontario). First of all, who knew this peaceful lake was […]