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Last week I made my way into wine country with my partner for the opportunity to check out The Ice House Winery, rounding out our mid-week Staycation.  You may have heard of this cute little winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake as they were featured on The Big Decision where they took Jim Treliving’s advice and started making their famous ice […]

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For Christmas I both gave and received a fair number of Groupons with the intent of having some fun things to do this winter. Although as life happens, time flew and I had only used 1 of 6 Groupons in the past 3 months. I now have 5 on the verge of expiring, and my partner […]

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Now that the snow is finally starting to thaw and we’re getting some spring weather, I’ve been taking the opportunity to explore a little more of my local area. The Niagara Region is very lucky to have many wonderful wineries, the ever beautiful Niagara Falls, and many hiking trails… including the Bruce Trail. This trail runs […]

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Okay, so I’m not a true local in that I wasn’t born in Waterloo. However I was a member of the co-op program at the University of Waterloo, so I lived in the city on-and-off from 2009 to 2014. Over the years I found some delicious little places to eat, and as many people travel […]

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You may recall in my previous post about solo travel, how I mentioned you’d have to wait for another post to hear about the solo portion of my trip. I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath, but I’m happy to say the wait is over! So if you couldn’t tell from the title, my […]

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This beautiful sunny weather we’ve been having has me missing that east coast lifestyle, and exploring Newfoundland’s forever gorgeous Gros Morne National Park last September. My first visit was on my way up the Viking Trail to L’Anse aux Meadows, and the sheer beauty and variation of terrain resulted in a second trip on the […]

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This past weekend I returned to Montréal with a close friend of mine for our annual girls weekend.  Since our last trip my friend has chosen the vegetarian route, and I was so excited to venture for fabulous veggies in the land of smoked meat.  If you’re looking for a way to eat healthy (and […]