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24 HOUR SPA IN TORONTO – GO PLACE

Over the holiday’s some serious relaxation was needed to end the year on a peaceful note, I gathered up some friends and family and we all headed to Go Place Spa in Markham. Go Place is a 24-hour spa and the only of its kind in the GTA, there are no reservations required unless you…

THE ONE WITH THE FRIENDS EXPERIENCE IN TORONTO

If you are a fan of Friends, you need to check out the Friends Experience that is only in Toronto for a limited time! I visited early this week and it is only here until Jan 8th!  I went with a group of friends and family and we purchased our tickets in advance online via…

THE THIRSTY ELF – HOLIDAY POP-UP BAR

Toronto’s seasonal pop-up bar is back this year and is located inside the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Downtown Toronto! It is only here until December 17th and it is very popular, it is open Thursday to Sunday from 5-11pm. If you are planning to go, get there as early as possible, the bar area…

CNE 2022 – RECAP

This year the CNE came back in full force and it was an understatement to say that everyone was excited to be back, eating fried foods, going on rides, playing carnival games and seeing all the vendors and performances!  We entered through the side entrance near Ontario Place and the first building that we wanted…

VISITING TASC TULIP FARM IN NIAGARA

Spring is at its peak and with that is so many beautiful flowers blooming! An essential flower that really shines during this time is tulips! Tulips only bloom for a short amount of time and the TASC Tulip Farm is the best place to really bask in their glory and admire this beautiful flower!  The…

MY FAVOURITE PLACES TO SEE CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN THE GTA

We all know that High Park in Downtown Toronto is the most popular location to see cherry blossom trees, it is the largest and most well known! However, that also means there are a lot of crowds, it can be hard to get the right photos, and to truly absorb and enjoy the stunning cherry…

TRYING OUT REVERSE GLASS PAINTING!

As a fun activity me and some friends decided to bring out our artistic abilities and try reverse glass painting! This was such a fun concept and was very different when compared to traditional painting on a canvas!  We started by purchasing inexpensive picture frames, we got ours at the local dollar store, you can…

VISITING BEANWISE – A TASTING EMPORIUM

If you are in the Mississauga area and love coffee Bean Wise is the place for you! It is a tasting emporium that has every syrup, Keurig or Nespresso pod, cup or any coffee/tea related appliance! I had no idea that a place like this existed and when I stumbled upon it I could not…

YOUR SIGN TO HAVE A CHARCUTERIE BOARD NIGHT 

What’s the perfect thing to do on any weekend? Have a charcuterie board night! We decided to host a night and celebrate the weekend using unique food and drink boards! Here’s a breakdown of the different food and matching drink boards we had!  Sushi Board  Almost everyone in our friend group ADORES sushi, it is…

VALENTINE’S DAY THEMED COCKTAILS

Classic drinks like red wine are always amazing go-tos when it comes to indulging around Valentine’s day, but if you’re wanting to try something different and need recipe, you’ve come to the right place! For The Love of Strawberries  This drink is light and refreshing, I started by cutting the star berries in half then…

WHY YOU NEED TO VISIT ELORA, ONTARIO!

There is a smaller town in Ontario that is often overlooked but it is the perfect day trip! It is only about an hour and a half away from Toronto, and there is so much to do and see here!  This town screams small town charm from the minute you enter, there are different things…

Crafts + Creative Ideas to try While You’re Staying Safe at Home!

With Ontario going under lockdown again, it is really tough to stay indoors, work from home and find things to make you feel happy and content! I know I struggled to keep busy during the first lockdown, so here are a few fun ideas that can keep you, as well as your friends and family…

SAM LAWRENCE PARK LOOKOUT IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO!

If you are looking for a quick spot to get out and get some fresh air, this may be the place for you! The lookout is located in Hamilton Ontario, and while Hamilton is known for its waterfalls, it can be dangerous and/or closed during the winter! This spot offers some amazing views all year…

VISITING THE DISTILLERY WINTER VILLAGE!

I didn’t get a chance to visit the Winter Village in Toronto before Christmas, but it is still open until December 31st 2021, so we decided to extend our holiday celebrations into the week and take a trip down to the Distillery District for this event! We decided to go around 3pm, during which time they…

HOLIDAY INSPIRED COCKTAILS

With the holidays among us, and having to be restricted due to the pandemic can put a damper on the festivities! Here are some ideas to treat yourself at home, and elevate your evening with some holiday themed cocktails and mocktails! CRAN APPLE SANGRIA I love sangrias in all shapes and forms and this holiday…

SEEING THE NUTCRACKER BALLET!

This year we planned to celebrate the holidays by seeing The Nutcracker! This famous ballet is known as a holiday classic and is a tradition for many during Christmas time!  We booked our tickets online and reserved our allotted seats! We arrived at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, just under…

VISITING WINTERFEST AT CANADA’S WONDERLAND!

If you want to get into the Christmas spirit, there is no better place than at Winterfest at Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughn! They transformed the entire grounds into a complete holiday dream! It looks like it’s straight out of a Hallmark movie!  There are so many festive things to do, see and eat here! We…

HOLIDAY POP-UP AT SQUARE-ONE IN MISSISSAUGA!

There is currently the cutest pop-up shop at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga! It is a collaboration with many different vendors that make your Christmas shopping easy!  Upon arriving, from the outside there is a huge festive flower arch leading you inside, it is so pretty and has so much holiday feels! Once you…

VISITING THE GIFT OF PATRON POP-UP EVENT

There is a gorgeous pop up event this weekend in Downtown Toronto’s Yorkville Village! This pop up event is called The Gift of Patron and is a shopping event, with complimentary drinks, gift wrapping and more! Today (December 12th, 2021), from 12pm – 5pm is the last day to visit so make sure you check…

ART POP-UP PHOTO OP IN THE GTA !

For a limited time you can visit an art pop up photo op at Square One in Mississauga, while it is small it is well worth the visit!  There are many colourful creations that are presented and displayed on high ceiling walls, these artistic creations are all unique and have different themes!  There is a…

APPLE PICKING AT DOWNY’S FARM

It’s almost fall time and with that comes so many festive activities! One of my favourite things to do during this time is apple picking! I am lucky enough to live near a few different orchards, one of the best is at Downy’s Farm in Brampton, Ontario! They do have peak hours that are quite…

VISITING THE BIG APPLE

I saw so many people, visiting and enjoying this highly kid-friendly place, I just had to visit it myself! It is located in Colborne, Ontario.  It was easy to find and right off the highway, the entrance was visible and you knew you were there by seeing the big figure of the apple!  There is…

VISITING DIXIE ORCHARDS

During the summer times, getting out and experiencing nature is a must! A great way to see large fields of flowers and immerse yourself into its beauty! I’ve been to a few sunflower fields over time but one of my favourites has to be Dixie Orchards near Caledon, Ontario! And they are opening again for…

MARVEL THEMED COCKTAILS + DRINKS

With the release of the recent Marvel series like WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Solider, and now LOKI, there is so much to celebrate and binge watch! Amp up your binge watching experience with one of these Marvel Themed cocktails! LOKI’S Lemon Drop This is my personal favourite! I am a sucker for all…

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