Planning a Trip Alone :O

When my husband had to go away for work, I was so upset. He was going to be away for 32 days – longer than he has been away in YEARS! I should be used to it, but I’m one of the lucky ones whose husband just never needs to be gone. Last time he had to go…

Auschwitz & Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz Concentration Camps.. I really truly don’t think my words can really explain it. I’m not sure my thoughts will be even portrayed properly. But I will try… When work was planning a trip here, I was nervous. I was happy to have this opportunity, but how would my kids handle it?? I researched beforehand,…

San Marino – Beautiful Little Country!

When originally planning our big Italian vacation, we were going to have two weeks. We were going to drive from home, do the entire one side of Italy, work our way up the other side, then head home (stopping once on the way, and once on the way back). The kids get to weeks off at Easter,…

Travelling with a Monkey!

  When I found out I was pregnant with my first son, I was scared out of my mind. I was a Barbie type of playing girl – even though I loved my brother’s Legos. But I am also very much a sports loving kinda girl, so I figured I would be fine. From the…

Vimy Ridge – 100th Anniversary Ceremony

      April 9-12, 1917. The Battle of Vimy Ridge. World War 1. This battle took place in Arras, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. This was the first time the four Canadian divisions fought together – 1st Canadian Division (Canadian Joint Operations Command from Kingston), Second Canadian Division (Canadian Army from Quebec), Third Canadian Division,…

Cabane a Sucre in Europe – A Taste of Home

Growing up in Quebec, March and April become your favorite months. Winter is slowly coming to an end (no more snow – yey!!), hockey playoffs are soon to kick off (Habs all the way!!!), and a Cabane a Sucre. Cabane a Sucre… English translation = Sugar Shack. Literal Translation = maple syrup everything! Most Cabane…