five of my favorite festive family things to do in the fall

Was that enough alliteration for you? ... because that's all I've got. Here's my list! Maybe it will inspire you to make one or two happen for your family this year. Nothing tricky, just good/simple/cheap fun you can have without leaving the house1. Rake the Leaves...more

Fun With Fall!

I just love fall!  The changing leaves, the pumpkins, the hayrides, pumpkin beer, and of course, boots! So today, Nicole, the blogger behind Treasure Tromp (and a dear friend of mine) is taking over my blog to talk about her favorite fall activities! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hi there, Glossy Blonde readers!...more

Pumpkin Patches in Ontario

Pumpkin season is here! In my previous article, “Fall Fun in Ontario”, I briefly mentioned where to find pumpkin patches in the Greater Toronto Area. Here I will give a short list of my favourite places with some parent tips for taking young children along. ...more

More Autumn and Thanksgiving Day Kids Crafts

Canadian Thanksgiving is this weekend. Families will be spending time together and enjoying this beautiful weather. Here are some fun ideas the kids can try to either decorate the house, or make creations to share with friends and family....more

Forks of the Credit Road and The Badlands - What a View

I have written a few articles on Fall Colours in Ontario, and today our family went for our own day trip north of the city.  ...more

Apple Picking in Ontario - Go Now

In a follow-up to my article, "Fall Fun in Ontario", I am including a little more information on apple picking in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The apple picking season which began in September, will be near its end by October 31st. Now is a good time to go. We were at Al Ferri’s last weekend and the Cortland apple season is already coming to its end....more