How to Hand Knit a Chunky Blanket

Last year I created a DIY Hand Knitted Scarf so this year I wanted to show you guys how to hand knit a chunky blanket! There is no pattern or needles required. All you need is 7-8 balls of yarn and your hands. I picked up this yarn at my local craft store and it’s perfect for this DIY. Most of the chunky blankets that I’ve seen in the past use wool and I personally find them so itchy and they shed EVERYWHERE. I…

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Tips for Successful Theme Park Getaway

The past two years Dee and I have travelled to Darian Lake for a weekend getaway with our guys and loved it. You can check out my VLOG of last year’s visit here. Darian Lake is the perfect place for a weekend getaway as they offer a wide range of accommodations that give you access to the park throughout your whole stay. Our favourite way to stay is in the cabins as they have two bedrooms, a loft area, coffee maker, stove, microwave…

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A Weekend in Dunnville, Ontario

Do you live in the GTA? Tired of the busyness of the city? You have come to the right place. An hour and 45 minutes from Toronto is a small town called Dunnville, Ontario which is part of Ontario’s Southwest. It’s a community of 12,000 people located along the Grand River on Highway #3, between the Niagara and Hamilton regions, and less than an hour away from the U. S. border. In this post, I’m going to share with you my favourite place to…

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How to Make the Perfect Wine Slushy

What’s the perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon you ask? Hosting a Wine Slushy Party, of course! I partnered up with Fresh Wines – a local Niagara wine company to create two different wine slushies that are perfect for any gathering. Adding this twist to my normal glass of wine was better than I thought, especially on a hot summer day. The best part is that you only need a few ingredients and it takes just minutes to make. To go along with…

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Top Nashville Travel Tips

Purchase a SightSeeing Pass Looking to see and do everything while in Nashville? Then you’ll want to purchase the Nashville Sightseeing Pass. It’s a Pass that allows cash free entry to over 17 Nashville Attractions. It has the biggest choice of Nashville Attractions and offers a Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour with over 16 stops. With a variety of different pass options available, they make it easy for you to find one that fits you best. You can either purchase The Sightseeing Flex Pass that…

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16 of the Most Instagramable Places in Nashville

Heading to Nashville? I bet you are or you wouldn’t be reading this post. Before heading on my trip to Nashville, I put together a list of things that I wanted to see and do which of course included visiting the Most Instagramable Places in Nashville. While most of these were easy to find after some Instagram creeping and Google searching I still wanted to put together a post of all my favourite spots to make it even easier for the next person.…

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3 Day Guide to the Bahamas, Paradise Island (Nassau)

3 Day Guide to the Bahamas Day 1: Relax at your hotel. You can’t come all the way to the Bahamas and not spend at least one of your days relaxing by your hotel’s pool. If you’re visiting the Bahamas on a cruise, a lot of hotels offer day passes that you can purchase or skip to Day Two for some tour guide suggestions. Looking for a hotel for the day? We stayed at the Warwick Hotel (Watch my Warwick Paradise Island Hotel…

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Create a Straw Bag From the Dollar Store

I know straw bags were huge last year but it seems like the trend is continuing into this year as well. While I was walking around the dollar store the other week I spotted some straw placemats and then some straw string for only a few bucks. Seeing these items obviously got my DIY brain moving and I knew I had to try this DIY. Check out the video below for a full tutorial on how to create a Straw Bag using only…

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