Picking Flowers at Maple Meadows

Morningstar Mill

Blueberry Picking

We had just enough time to fill half a container of blueberries before the storm arrived. This was a great morning activity that we did with our son and exchange student from Spain. The farm has a great deal, half a large container for $10 or a full container for $20. It took two ofContinue reading “Blueberry Picking”

Bruce Peninsula National Park; The Grotto

Our first family camping trip was to Bruce Peninsula National Park where we hiked to the grotto with our 8 month year old son. It was a beautiful evening so the grotto was filled with many people, some of which braved the freezing cold waters, others took photos and all stood back and took inContinue reading “Bruce Peninsula National Park; The Grotto”

Flowerpot Island

This past week we visited Tobermory and while we were there we took a boat to Flowerpot Island. Flowerpot Island is an island in Georgian Bay, part of Fathom Five National Marine Park. Here are a few photos from our hike around the island. 

Mid Spring Garden

Long Beach Conservation Area

Vincent’s first trip to the beach was a success, he loved the sand between his fingers and kept pulling us to walk towards the water. What a joy to see him experiencing the wonders of nature for the first time. Here are a few photos from our outing to Wainfleet’s Long Beach.

An afternoon Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms(Day 1)

Yesterday we spent a few hours helping out at the Boyter Family Farm in Fonthill to learn about the process of cultivating mushrooms by working hand in hand with them. Here are a few photos from the first stage of cultivating shiitake mushrooms with a brief description below each as well as a link with moreContinue reading “An afternoon Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms(Day 1)”

Malcolmson Eco-Park

A few photos from our hike around Malcomson Eco-Park. One of the unique aspects of this park is it’s many upcycled bird houses found in it’s tress as you walk around the park.