The 3 Kings Day Gift Snafu
The 3 Kings Day Gift Snafu
January 7, 2015 at 9:22 am 0

Yesterday the 3 kings came to our house. It's the first time they've ever come. And it didn't go that well.

You see, my husband is from Argentina...and there it's common for the 3 kings to come and leave a small present for children in their shoes on January 6th. It's actually the 12th day of Christmas, and is known as “Feast of the Epiphany” or "Three Kings Day".

It's a whole new tradition for me!

So after I tucked myself into bed and I started to drift off I realized I forgot to put the present out! But I also really didn't know what to do. Where do you put the present? In the shoes? On the shoes? Under the shoes? Are the presents wrapped? And where do you put the shoes? 

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Top 10 Things To Do For The August Long Weekend
July 30, 2010 at 11:44 am 0
In Ontario we have a fabulous 3 days off for the August long weekend. Not sure what to do? There are lots of fantastic things going on, not to mention the weather is going to be absolutely gorgeous!

Things To Do In Toronto

1.Take A Day Trip To The Toronto Islands (click here to read more) One of our favourite things to do is to go the the Toronto Islands. 2. Go To The Beach (click here to read more) The Beach is also a favourite place to be this weekend. Take a stroll on the beach, play some volleyball, watch the seagulls, or enjoy a delicious brunch along Queen Street. 3. Visit The Harboufront Area (click here to read more) There's also lots of great things happening at the Harbourfront in general. Read on to find out what to do, where to go, and where the best patio is! 4. Take Part In Caribana (click here to read more) Of course you've probably heard that this weekend is the Caribana weekend - it's a massive party that consumes a large part of our city to so here's information on how you can get involved.

Things To Do Outside Of The City

5. Take A Day Trip To Niagara On The Lake (click here to read more) Niagara On the Lake is an absolute favourite. Here's a short post on what do while you're in Ontario's favourite wine country. 6. Go To Cottage Country (click here to read more) Cottage country is gorgeous, and there's no better weekend to enjoy it than this one! Here's a link to a last minute cottage rental site...so tempting!

Things To Do Anywhere

7. Host A Fabuous Dinner Party (click here to read more) It's going to be gorgeous, so host a fabulous outdoor dinner party with these amazing recipes. 8. Go On A Cheap, Fun & Active Date (click here to read more) Great suggestions for cheap, active and super fun date activities. If you're single don't fret, grab one of your girlfriends and make it a girls date! 9. Go Hiking With Your Girlfriends (click here to read more) The great outdoors, great girlfriends...well it all sounds pretty great. And it is. Do something totally different this weekend, and go hiking with your ladies. You'll love it! 10. Day Dream What Your Fantasy Life (click here to read more) In a relaxed environment, with no pressure or noise, or stress, or anything to disrupt you, let your mind wander...and create a picture of your dream life. It will be the start of great things for you!
Need a Boost? Top Tips To Get Your Dream Life
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Weekend Warrior: Day Trip to Toronto Islands
August 17, 2009 at 3:23 pm 0
This summer in Toronto has been less than ideal, with rain on almost every weekend, and temperatures well below the seasonal average. However, it seems that summer has finally arrived and last weekend was a shining example of the beautiful summers we get in the city. I’m always more than happy to travel out of the city during the winter months, but in the summer there’s no place I’d rather be than in Toronto.

One of my favourite summertime activities is to visit the islands just outside of the downtown harbour. The islands have always been the playground for city dwellers and they are easy to get to on a fun 10 minute ferry ride. You can take bikes and rollerblades on the ferry, or you can canoe/kayak/sail over. There are no cars on the island, so it’s really peaceful and ideal for families to go for day trips with large picnics. There are button cute cottages on the east side of the islands, and a “little kid” friendly amusement park in the middle of the islands. It’s a great place to take bike trips, and with open barbecue pits and tables it’s a great place to throw a party. Every time I go there I’m taken away into dream land with the sounds of children playing nearby, while I’m having a lovely picnic under weeping willow trees with sailboats floating by.