Quebec City – Winter Wonderland

It has been a very long time since I last posted anything, but I have made a new years resolution to post at least one post each week to catchup with where I have been over the last year and a half; beginning with the most recent and working backward. Over the Christmas holidays I …

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Home for the Holidays

 For the first half of the year (August to December) there were very few days off. By the time Christmas rolled around I was EXHAUSTED! It was exciting to go home and see my family and spend my 25th (1/4 of a century!!!) birthday with people I love. There is a lovely lady, who I consider …

Polar Bear’s Club – Piedmont, QC

My mother is an avid subscriber and purchaser of Groupon, LivingSocial, and Tuango. A few months ago, she purchased 3 spa passes to the Polar Bear's Club in Piedmont, QC. The Polar Bear's Club is located an hour drive north of Montreal City (excluding morning and evening traffic). We left around 10am Friday morning and missed …

Jean-Talon Market (Montreal)

This morning my dad, gran and myself headed to the Jean-Talon Market. We took along a metal shopping basket (on wheels) and the shopping list my mom made up and headed off for yummy treats! During the winter there are far fewer stalls, but in the spring/summer/fall the market is bustling with activity. There is …

Montreal Botanical Garden

Today I took my gran off to the Montreal Botanical Gardens, with a detour to Premiere Moisson at the Atwater Market, as a surprise. We hopped on the bus and then the metro and got there in no time at all. It was a stunning day, not too hot and not cold. We bought ourselves …