Category Archives: Summer

The Community Table

It will soon be the start to a fresh new season… spring. With spring comes living outdoors and spending more timeView full post »

An Italian Family Tradition

It is that time of year to think of canning our fresh bounty from the summer months. This can be done over a coupleView full post »

The Granny Lunch

It is a perfect time of year to reap the benefits of the last days of summer. With the ending of summer, comes the lastView full post »

The Farmers Market

Planning a weekly adventure to the Farmers Market is a ritual many enjoy. Especially in the summer. The Farmers MarketView 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 »

A Summer to Remember – Summer Series

It is the start of the summer. The start of lazy days, flip flops, sticky popsicles and water sprinklers. With the startView full post »

Midsummers Nights Feast

In Sweden, midsummer is an occasion. It is a time when the sun never sets and everyone escapes from the city to enjoyView 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 »

Nantucket & Cape Cod : Father’s Day

The smell of salty breezes and the feel of warm sand can inspire us to create a nautical themed Father’s Day, View full post »

Soap Box Derby : Father’s Day

An annual event has been growing in popularity in many communities around or on Father’s Day. It is the oldView full post »

Campfires & Marshmallows : Friday Night

Campfires. We all love them. Maybe it is the rustic appeal with the sounds of the crackling, warmth and coziness…View full post »

Strawberry Pickin’

Katie Stratton is a girl from Ohio, raising two little ones,  Max and Phoebe or “bee” along with herView full post »

Halloween in August

Halloween in Western Canada can be very brisk and even times with the first snowfalls during Halloween week. ChildrenView full post »

Garden Visit

Getting a little dirty in the earth does the soul some good, especially when it comes to picking our own food. FreshView full post »

A Private Beach

A beautiful secluded place all to yourselves to relax or create mischief. These places exist all around us. It is justView full post »

Teepee Camping

This unique camping experience can be found throughout places in North America for couple and families. They are warmView full post »

S’more Backyard Night

Simple delights like gathering around a fire, along with marshmellows, milk chocolate, graham crackers and hot cocoa View full post »