Shopping really works up an appetite – slake your holiday-fed hunger in downtown Almonte! Set amongst the scenic streets lined with charming retail stores filled with gift items you won’t find anywhere else, downtown Almonte is the place to go … Continue reading Holiday fare – complete your downtown Almonte shopping experience with these delectable culinary options!
The Christmas season often brings with it the hustle and bustle of office parties, family get-togethers and hours spent at the mall frantically trying to find the right gift for someone special on your list. While it can be easy … Continue reading Make it a family Christmas in Smiths Falls! Five low cost activities for the holiday season that bring a high reward
I wasn’t sure what to expect when we traveled to New York City this summer…the typical question anyone with Celiac disease has when traveling somewhere new is always will I eat during this trip or will I be very, very … Continue reading Gluten-free in the Big Apple: a Celiac experience
When I first heard about it, I found the concept of the Festival of Small Halls intriguing – renowned musical artists appearing at small, intimate venues in rural communities across Ontario. The festival offers the opportunity to travel to small communities … Continue reading A Festival of Small Halls experience: a musical and community adventure
It’s 11 o’clock at night and you’ve been driving for eight hours, most of which was spent trying to get to your next destination, but for the last hour and a half you’ve been trying to find a place to … Continue reading Walmart camping: why I love Walmart even though I don’t shop there
One-of-a-kind settings, stellar acoustics, world-class musicians, local history and a toe-tapping good time…here’s what you can expect from a Festival of Small Halls event! If you’re into music, community and culture, I invite you to attend a Festival of Small … Continue reading 5 things you may not know about the Festival of Small Halls (and why you should get your tickets fast!)
Originally published in Think Local, Metroland Media Craft beer connoisseurs will be thrilled with a tour of four local breweries in Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills! Are you a beer lover? Cold, flavourful, fresh and frothy, craft beer has a … Continue reading Whet your palate with this craft brewery tour in Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills
Shortly after we bought our VW camper van, we decided to take our very first trip in the van and kind of break it in a little. We packed up and headed into the world not knowing what to expect … Continue reading First trip with the van: a weekend in the Adirondacks