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CAA Rewards: Back-to-school savings and Summertime family fun deals!

08/02/2014

Categories Family Fun

Even though I've had a CAA membership for many years, I never realized how many other great benefits were included other than the roadside assistance it offers. Now that I'm a CAA brand ambassador,...

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Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent Desserts! by Deb Lowther

07/30/2014

Categories Family Fun Health & Wellness

I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn't a sleep-in-the-van-overnight -oops the tent REALLY leaks - wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but...

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Meet the lion cubs and more at Bowmanville Zoo

07/16/2014

Categories Family Fun

June 6th, 2014 was a big day at the Bowmanville Zoo... four lion cubs (3 males and 1 female) were born to proud mom lioness Kaya. We were lucky enough to be invited to meet the 5 week old cubs up...

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CAA Rewards: Spot the Partner Campaign

07/07/2014

Categories Family Fun

I'm very excited to be a CAA Brand Ambassador and participating in the Spot the Partner Campaign. I've had a CAA membership for years and have used it for some of the more typical roadside...

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Canada Day 2014 Celebrations and Fireworks

06/16/2014

Categories Family Fun

School's out, summer is here and we love our country! Get out this July 1st and celebrate Canada! We've got a list of all the fabulous Canada Day events including fireworks in Durham Region,...

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FUN? WOW! MASTERMIND RELEASES 2014 SUMMER MUST-HAVES LIST!

05/26/2014

Categories Family Fun

The Mastermind countdown to summer has begun! After the winter we have just experienced, who isn't ready for summer fun? The experts at Mastermind Toys, Canada's largest specialty toy retailer,...

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Un-Boxing Your Child's Life

05/01/2014

Categories Family Fun

His eyes are bright and alive with amazement as he holds the now still creature cupped in the palm of his hand. My 9-year-old nephew, Myles, looks up at me and shouts: "I did it!? He is staring at...

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Top Family Friendly Fun at Doors Open Toronto this May 24-25

05/01/2014

Categories Family Fun

The 15th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf is a city-wide celebration offering free, rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant...

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Sweet Spring Treats: Maple Taffy

03/02/2014

Categories Family Fun

It's a sure (and very welcome) sign of Spring when the sap starts to run. One highlight of visiting any sugar bush is enjoying the special treat of maple taffy. We decided to give it a try at home...

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Facebook contest: win a family pass to Ontario Science Centre

01/15/2014

Categories Family Fun

Special FACEBOOK contest... Win tickets to the Ontario Science Centre Just "like us" and tell us why you want to go.

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Winter fun: family snowshoeing

01/04/2014

Categories Family Fun

We've been very lucky so far this winter to have so much snow to play in. Get out with your kids and enjoy all the fabulous outdoor activities that winter offers...skiing, tobogganing, skating or...

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When have YOU Tried Something New? Inspiration to Set Goals & Challenge Yourself By Deborah Lowther

12/31/2013

Categories Family Fun

Have you ever noticed that we are always introducing our kids to new activities, teaching them new skills, encouraging them to try new sports, and yet we sit on the sidelines?

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Kids: dressed properly for winter, they won't want to come inside!

12/16/2013

Categories Family Fun

Winter provides the perfect playground for Canadians of all ages; just think back to when we were kids. There were forts to make, snowballs to roll, and backyard skating rinks awaiting.

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Tim Horton's FREE Family Skate

12/16/2013

Categories Family Fun

Your local Tim Hortons Restaurant Owners are proud to bring you Tim Hortons Free Holiday Skate - Complimentary skating time at local arenas in participating communities across Canada. We know you...

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide 2013

11/15/2013

Categories Family Fun

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products, local holiday shows, great gift...

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Up close and personal with the animals at Bowmanville Zoo

09/01/2013

Categories Family Fun

The Bowmanville Zoo is Canada's Oldest Private Zoo, established in 1919. They are the original children's zoo and home to many famous Hollywood Celebrity Animals. Visit them amidst 42 scenic acres...

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An awesome day of animals and adventure at Safari Niagara

08/14/2013

Categories Family Fun

I have to admit, I had never even heard of Safari Niagara until this spring. But it sounded fun and since my kids love animals I jumped at the chance to write a review about it for ParentSource.

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Summer Fun Guide 2013

05/31/2013

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are so many fabulous things to do with the kids for summer. We're showcasing a few of our favourites, from local farms to big city attractions to weekend getaways and fun day trips plus so...

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Perfect Family Getaway at Viamede Resort

05/30/2013

Categories Family Fun

Family Fun at Viamede Resort. If you're looking for an outstanding family getaway this summer, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Viamede Resort on Stoney Lake (north of...

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Family Camps: The New Family Vacation

05/16/2013

Categories Family Fun

Family camps provide many of the same amenities and experiences as traditional camps for kids, with structured activities for kids and more adult programs geared toward parents. It's an incredible...

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