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New Toronto Green Space: Trillium Park

I am always on the lookout for a new green space in Toronto to explore. When you live in a concrete jungle, any new park is a great asset in the city to cherish. Our main Toronto parks (think Trinity Bellswoods, Highpark) are overloaded in the summer, so its great to see Toronto investing in its Waterfront to encourage more city dwellers and tourists to explore further south. A bit late to the game, and hindsight is 20/20, but our waterfront is going to be the next “it” neighbourhood. Move over Ossy!

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Best Autumn Hikes in Toronto to see Fall Colours

Canada is not called Glorious and Free by coincidence, and this term isn’t just reserved for our Western neighbours. Canada (all of Canada) is a spectacularly gorgeous country. Lauren and I have been travelling so much lately we needed a reminder of how blessed we are to have such bountiful nature in our backyard. Especially the end of summer can sometimes get us into a funk. The days are shorter, colder, with less light, and not that I am one of those “Mercury is in retrograde” type of gals, but I do feel the effect of less sunshine on my mental state.

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Fall in love with Prince Edward County: Part 1

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The Perfect Picnic (does not exist)

picnic wine travel blog palatine hills baked goods to do travel food post outdoors canada parks ontario ottawa parliament rideau date ideas dating baked goods bakery croissant quiche salad life smile The perfect picnic does not exist, but a girl can certainly try! Summer is in full swing (albeit it’s been more of a sluggish meander)! We are finally getting some warmer weather to enjoy the sun. One of the easiest ways to enjoy the outdoors – without heading outside of the city – is planning a picnic in your favourite green space. Picnics are an informal way to spend time with your friends or loved ones, to just relax and read a good book by yourself, or chill with your dog. ‘Cause lets be real, dogs are better than humans. Almost always.

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Spring Hike Close to Toronto: Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Canada is a spectacularly gorgeous country. Lauren and I have been travelling so much lately we needed a reminder of how blessed we are to have such bountiful nature in our backyard. Especially in the beginning of Spring, coming out of winter for me is like breaking out of a long-ass hibernation, feeling like a raging hangover. Unless you are living in parts of the country where the landscape is hard to miss like beautiful British Columbia or Amazing Alberta, you can easily forget to simply “get outdoors”. What better way to kick the winter blues and escape the concrete jungle than go for a good old wander where the wifi is weak but the views are everything?

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