Cyprus Lake, Bruce Peninsula

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”

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. 

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.

Shopping Waste Free in Niagara

Our Favourite Waste Free Grocery Shopping in Niagara Farmers Markets   Roadside Stands & Farm Stores Bring your own cloth/reusable bags Bulk Barn The Bulk Barn provides many organic options and will  allow you to bring your own  cloth bags when you stock up on dry goods. Their plastic containers for wet items are 100% recyclable.Continue reading “Shopping Waste Free in Niagara”

Visiting Montréal’s Botanical Garden

If you ever have the opportunity to visit Montréal and you’re a lover of nature we would definitely recommend checking out the Botanical Garden at it’s National Historical Site located at 4101 Sherbrooke East. This 190 acre garden includes, impressive cultural gardens, an insectarium, greenhouses, children’s community garden, an arboretum and much more. Here are a few TipsContinue reading “Visiting Montréal’s Botanical Garden”