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Dundurn Castle and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum with Baby

Dundurn Castle and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum with Baby

A couple weeks ago we visited the Heart of Ontario to explore the Hamilton Halton Brant area  and of course Dundurn Castle and the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum were on our to do list. If you haven’t heard about the Red, White and True Canadian Heritage Passport, you’re missing out! Don’t worry, I only heard […]

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Wolfville, Nova Scotia with Baby #MurphysDoNS

Wolfville, Nova Scotia with Baby #MurphysDoNS

Wolfville, located in the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia is a cute little cultural hub that is quite baby friendly. They pride themselves in offering a cultivated experience for the mind, body and soil. Yes they deliver on that promise! Neither the hubs nor I had been by way of Wolfville before and given that […]

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Halifax with Baby #MurphysDoNS

Halifax with Baby #MurphysDoNS

I finally got the chance to explore Halifax and while it seems we always visit this city with water-views mainly for weddings, there’ s plenty on offer for those with babies and toddlers. The hubs worked and studied in Halifax so he has plenty of memories and even he took the opportunity to explore some […]

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Island Sunset Resort, Cabot Trail  #MurphysDoNS

Island Sunset Resort, Cabot Trail #MurphysDoNS

Taking in the scenic drive of the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia will bring you to the Western side by way of Cheticamp and Inverness and this is when you should check into the Island Sunset Resort. Nestled in the Belle Cote village this is the perfect beachfront spot for families, large or small, to […]

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Flying WestJet with Young Kids

Flying WestJet with Young Kids

Our whirlwind trip out east came to an end as we hoped on a WestJet flight with the kids back to Toronto last Thursday. Honestly if given a chance the Little Monkey would have gladly said she’d stay back with her Nana and Papa but of course we didn’t give her that option! We had […]

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Exploring the Halifax Waterfront with Kids

Exploring the Halifax Waterfront with Kids

Halifax was our starting point for #MurphysDoNS and on our first day we decided to explore the Waterfront with the kids. The second largest natural harbour in the world, the Halifax Harbour, is home to the world’s largest boardwalk that spans 4 kms. The boardwalk is the perfect way to kick off a vacation as […]

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Chicago with Baby #MurphysDoChicago

Chicago with Baby #MurphysDoChicago

Chicago is that perfect middle spot for most North Americans living on the East Coast and for us Torontonians, Chicago is only an eight hour drive away. Now mind you, took the hubs and I 12 hours in a snowstorm during our pre-baby days. Took us 12 hours with two kids on a bright sunny […]

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Fashion Friday | A Halifax Hello

Fashion Friday | A Halifax Hello

We’re in Halifax as we start our #MurphysDoNS tour over the next  two weeks. If you’re on Twitter, follow along our adventures by following the hashtag! If you have tips and hidden gems for the area let us know as well. We had an enjoyable flight over on Porter Airlines and the Little Monkey even […]

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360 CHICAGO TILT #MurphysDoChicago

360 CHICAGO TILT #MurphysDoChicago

Tall buildings with stunning views have always attracted me and any place we visit, I hunt these spots down. During our recent Chicago travels I had high hopes of visiting two such spots but with six adults and four kids we only managed to get to one of them, 360 CHICAGO. Located right by Lake […]

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Potty Training and Travel

Potty Training and Travel

Two months ago I shared part 3 of our Potty Training Blues and a month later we went on two road trips, traveling whilst potty training. If we traveled successfully does that mean we’re fully potty trained? I don’t know the answer to that. A week after sharing part 3 I ALMOST wrote a part 4 […]

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