Pirate Life

Ahoy! Oh boy, did the boys love this. This summer Pirate Life, the family-friendly interactive theatrical boat cruise, took to the Toronto seas. We finally joined them for a trip through the Toronto Islands on a misty and busy end of summer morning. The adventure begins as soon as you arrive at the X. There… More Pirate Life

Summer Leftovers

September is the new August, right? Even though we are back to school, it doesn’t mean that summer fun has to end. As we set out to conquer our Summer To-Do List way back in June, we discovered some new destinations and activities that need to happen before the leaves turn colour and the autumn chill is here… More Summer Leftovers

Green Back-to-School

I’m in denial. Next week is back to school for Toronto kids. That’s not much time to gear up, especially for parents with multiple mile-long lists. Guess what? This year, we’re making that list shorter. As we start checking off supplies and loading up the backpacks, we’ll be trying to reuse last year’s stuff and swap… More Green Back-to-School

CNE – The Ex

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) has been a Toronto end-of-summer staple for 137 years. But having not grown up in Ontario, my childhood memories of my hometown’s mini version of “The Ex” are a few dusty days filled with screaming teens on clunky rides and smells of fried onion and the nearby rodeo. Mention the… More CNE – The Ex

Movie Under the Stars at Canada’s Wonderland – plus GIVEAWAY!

Rides, games, food, splashing – and a FREE movie. On Thursday, August 27, visitors to Canada’s Wonderland can top off the day with a free Movie Under the Stars. PayPal is presenting an outdoor screening of Jurassic World at the International Showplace Theatre at sundown (around 8 p.m.) And have you heard? PayPal has a season-long daily… More Movie Under the Stars at Canada’s Wonderland – plus GIVEAWAY!