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Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube!

Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube Gloria the Gopher, from CBC’s vintage “Under the Umbrella Tree” children’s series, is very happy to tell everybody that she and her friends Holly, Iggy the Iguana and Jacob Blue Jay, are now streaming on Canada Media Fund’s new channel, Encore+ on YouTube.  This is a […]

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Mother and kids in Collingwood village at night

Weekend Getaways – Blue Mountain Resort and the Westin Trillium House

Westin Trillium House-Blue Mountain Resort It takes about two hours o drive from downtown Toronto to Blue Mountain Resort and it is completely worth it. As we checked into the Westin Trillium House, we were amazed by the small village feel of the Blue Mountain resort. After checking into our beautiful room we headed straight to […]

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Christmas Activities in Laurentians

Come and enjoy a new way to do your Christmas shopping in the Laurentians! Pay a visit to one of our numerous crafts displays and Christmas markets where local artists, producers and craftspersons await you. Discover the exceptional work of these talented creators and pick up some very original gifts. You can also sample the […]

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Rag time with Jonathan Kravtchenko

Blueberry Rag time – new piano music with Jonathan Kravtchenko Here is the video of “Blueberry Rag” new piano piece, composed and played by young Canadian composer, Jonathan Kravtchenko. Enjoy “Blueberry Rag” If you have any comments or thoughts, please share with us…

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Perth Walking Food Tour – Delectable Cuisine

“Perth Walking Food Tour” or Delectable Cuisine and 100 year old scandals in one fun tour   It is not the first time we visit Perth and have lunch there, but the first time we had a chance to not just try the best foods in town, but learn some history of the architecture and […]

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Dancing Bass Lodge, Lanark County, ON

Dancing Bass Lodge, Lanark County, ON “Dancing Bass” Lodge – the the name says it all… the place should be rich for fish and all day water fun! It was so desired escape from the bustling life of the large city… Dancing Bass Lodge is located in beautiful Lanark County, quite easy to access from […]

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Group of Seven in Stone Cellar Restaurant

Every summer we try to make a few local trips to explore our province and  one of the regions we love to visit is Lanark County, which offers perfect combination of small towns, cottages on the beach and wild life. And after spending couple days in the cottage (“The Dancing Bass” Lodge cottage) we went […]

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Farmstead experience on Blue Hen Farm

After the four and a half hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Blue Hen Farm.  Right at the turn we saw an old cupboard filled with jars of homemade preserves and a sign “Honk for Service”…  And we saw the farmhouse in the opening between trees. Farmers Jeff and Leslie greeted us […]

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Ctrl – V Experience in Waterloo, Ontario

Virtual Reality experience in CTRL-V, Waterloo, Ontario As soon as we knew that we are going to CTRL-V we were so impatient that could not wait for 8 pm! The dinner took so long… Finally at 8:10 pm we arrived at Ctrl-V  – Canada’s first virtual reality arcade that was opened in Waterloo just recently. […]

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Needle Felting with Peg Learn

Needle Felting with Peg from “Learn Creations” After spending the day in Almonte, we arrived at the Blue Hen farm for a needle felting workshop presented by Peg Learn ( Learn Creations). She greeted us with a big smile, hand holding a large red dragon made from felt pieces … Surprisingly felting is much easier […]

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