Category Archives: Seasons

Hygge

It may seem we are a small fish in a small pond at times, but there is a whole ocean out there. We value how other View full post »

Adventure Awaits

It is the journey not the destination. This is life. And with this life, many enjoy adventure as part of the journey.View full post »

Groundhog Day

February 2nd marks the day for groundhogs to predict if there will be an early spring or six more weeks of winter. ItView full post »

Grandma’s Knit Slippers

Knitting is very much associated with grandmothers of the past. With the children all grown and life more slow paced,View full post »

Indoor Camping : Friday Night

With winter, we feel the need to hibernate and stay in from the cold. Have you ever thought of bringing the outside in?View full post »

Happy New Years

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it begins the New Year starting January 1st with full ofView full post »

This is Christmas

Each of us has our own style and way of celebrating this holiday season. It is a beautiful and magical time.View full post »

Oranges & Stockings

A favorite for Christmas morning is finding what is inside of your stocking. It is the giddiness of opening tinyView full post »

St. Nicholas Day

If you wake up the morning of December 6th to find a full bag of candy or presents waiting for you, it’s likely youView full post »

Winter Ice Skating Party : Weekends

With cold comes snow and ice. It provides a new landscape of winter activity, and with that activity comes a favoriteView full post »

The Christmas Tree : Rockefeller Center, NY

You know that Christmas Tree. The one in Christmas movies with New York as a location. We have seen this icon and manyView full post »

Tis the Season of Traditions

December. It is the fullest month within the year for traditions. Centered around our favorite holidays, likeView full post »

Elf on the Shelf

The first rule of The Elf on the Shelf is that you can’t touch the elf. The second rule of The Elf on the Shelf isView full post »

Advent Calendars

Whether in boxes, pouches, envelopes, windows or doors… or hanging from trees, walls, mobiles or branches…View full post »

Happy Thanksgiving

Our American friends are having Thanksgiving. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims afterView full post »

First Snow Day

Today was the day. The first snow day of the year for the snow to be high enough to stick around for awhile.  ShovelsView full post »

Candlelight : Friday Night

Candles have been used for light and to illuminate celebrations for more than 5000 years.  Accounts of candle use dateView full post »

Guy Fawkes Night

The air outside is filled with the smell of bonfires and the sound of fireworks. Guy Fawkes Night, also known as BonfireView full post »

Monthly Bucket List

Oh, sweet November. A new month gives us a fresh outlook on our planning for the weeks ahead.  Be it either forView full post »

Halloween Scares

What is Halloween without telling bone chilling stories or trying to jump out at people for a good scare? This is theView full post »

Granny Squares : Girls Night

When the weather starts to cool, we tend to cuddle up in a favorite cozy blanket and call it our ‘happy placeView full post »

The Spooky Dinner

Bat wings, pumpkin guts and zombie brains topped with clotted vampire blood, sounds like a wonderful feast for anView full post »

Halloween Boo’s

Halloween is hauntingly fun all month long. With mystery, shadows and fright, it raises our adrenaline to be really View full post »

Pumpkin Picking

Taking a colorful and scenic drive into the country is a fall favorite. With a seasonal hot beverage in hand, headingView full post »

Thanksgiving Traditions

In Canada, we celebrate this food-filled holiday in October. Back in 1578, an English explorer named Martin FrobisherView full post »

Kite Flying

Flying kites in open fields or across beaches is a simple and fun way to spend an afternoon. Either by yourself of as aView full post »

Dirty Dancing : Summer Series

The memories of childhood and teenage summers spent in the 1920’s – 1960’s are fading with eachView full post »

Outdoor Cinemas : Friday Night

A summertime tradition with many is an outdoor cinema experience. This can range from movie drive-ins to gatherings at aView full post »

Camp Memories – Summer Series

Summer Camp. In the beginning, it is a place that can be unknown and uncertain. Sometimes with thoughts of excitementView full post »

Canada Day Parades

Canada Day occurs on July 1st, the anniversary of Canada’s confederation. Canadians commemorate the day with parades,View full post »

A Summer Bucket List

It is a balance with our summers. We want to take advantage of the warm weather for activities, as well as have someView full post »

Last Day of School

Remember your last day of school? It was a day of goodbyes, cleaning out desks and… the exciting thoughts ofView full post »

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, feasting and defined as the longest day of the year. It has been celebratedView full post »

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The AmericanView full post »

Corn Maze Afternoon

A crisp breeze is welcomed on a beautiful fall afternoon while running through a corn maze. Each year many familiesView full post »

Tailgate Lunch at Harvest

During harvest, fields are being worked from early dawn to late into the night. There is a very short window to get allView full post »