I Am Going to France!

For Christmas 2016 my boyfriend surprised me with something I never thought possible. I am going to Paris France! A whirlwind 10 day vacation is quickly approaching.

This is my first BIG trip and I am very excited about it! It will be my first real trip out of the country (well, even the Province!) and my first time on a plane. I feel like a big kid.

Thank you to everyone who helped Vincent carry out his plan. It seems everyone knew but me. Now I just have to pack …

I am counting down the days now – count down with me!

France trip … January 8 – 18, 2017.

Sick Isn’t Weak – Fight Back

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The latest campaign from SickKids is a powerful one, reminding us that just because someone is sick, doesn’t mean they are weak. Just because someone is down, doesn’t mean they are out. They are strong, they fight back.

SickKids has a very special place in my heart as it hits close to home for my own family, and families of some of my friends. Always give when you can. Always spread the word. Always do good.

Fight.

WATCH THE COMMERCIAL HERE:

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN:

Read the source article from the Toronto Star.

First Day of Autumn 2016

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It’s the first day of Fall, ya’ll!

Thursday September 22, 2016 marks the first day of Autumn. Although the weather is still very warm and could easily be confused for late-Summer, it’s now officially the Fall season. It’s time for pumpkin-everything and colour tones of oranges and browns.

Autumn also means that Thanksgiving (in Canada) is quickly approaching, so it’s almost time for turkey. Yum!

Personally, I traditionally wear shorts and flip flops until the first snow flies, but that doesn’t mean it’s not Fall. Grab a warm drink and go for a drive or walk, enjoy the changing colours of the leaves all around you.

I am very lucky to live in one of the most beautiful and stunning areas for the changing of the seasons. Georgian Bay is one of the best spots to view the leaves changing colours. Check out the Fall Colour Routes for the best locations to visit.