PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

My favourite time of year – peach season! Ontario’s garden goodness is overflowing at farmers’ markets across Toronto. But instead of picking up a basket of the local sweetness, we headed southwest to fill our own at Parkway Orchards. The pick-your-own fruit farm...
TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

TERRE BLEU LAVENDER FARM

Lavender fields forever. About an hour’s drive west of Toronto are fields of purple – and, on the day we visited, a whole lot of people obsessed with these pretty purple plants. Terre Bleu Lavender Farm in Milton is a family-run farm, growing eight varieties of...
Paddling the Humber River

Paddling the Humber River

It’s one of those nature-in-the-city moments when you feel like you’ve left the city if not for the odd view of a high rise or the CN Tower poking out in the distance. Our latest escape from the city was on the Humber River, the main branch that flows 126 km from the...
TORONTO WOLFPACK: Rugby with Kids in TOw

TORONTO WOLFPACK: Rugby with Kids in TOw

We’re a big sports family – playing and spectating (hockey, ultimate frisbee, basketball and football) are some of our family’s favourite activities. So we jumped at the chance to add rugby to our list. The Team The Toronto Wolfpack is the city’s first pro Rugby...
CONTEST: Summer at the Ontario Science Centre

CONTEST: Summer at the Ontario Science Centre

Kids in T.O. has partnered with the Ontario Science Centre for a chance to win an awesome prize pack featuring two of its summer offerings (#11 on our 51 Things To Do With Kids in Toronto this Summer) – POPnology, an exhibition on how pop culture has inspired...
Mabel’s Fables Book Store

Mabel’s Fables Book Store

We love discovering independent bookstores and I can’t believe it took us this long to discover Mabel’s Fables in Toronto’s Mount Pleasant area. This neighbourhood staple has been on the same corner for decades, and this year it’s celebrating its 30th birthday!...
Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Moms in T.O.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Moms in T.O.

How do you tell your mom you love them on Mother’s Day? Well, hopefully you do it every day. But on this special big day dedicated to celebrating moms, we put together some gift ideas to say ‘thank you” made-in-Toronto style. Best Mom Ever. The message itself is...
Adamson Barbecue with Kids in TOw

Adamson Barbecue with Kids in TOw

What’s for lunch? A big platter of Texas BBQ. The boys and I took dad in TOw for a belated birthday lunch at Adamson Barbecue – one of Toronto’s most sought spots for Central Texas-style BBQ. The lunch-time restaurant is tucked away in an industrial park in...