Day Tripping at Fundy National Park, N.B., Canada

Earlier last week, my sisters, one brother, and our significant others went on an end of summer day trip to Fundy National Park. It wasn’t our first visit to the park, we only live about an hour away, so we try to make it up at least a couple of times a year. When our kids were young, we were there more often, as we often camped at one of “Fundy’s” campgrounds. Red Adirondack chairs at Bennett Lake. "Looking for that special place where all your worries melt away? At 12 enchanting … [Read more...]

Have You Ever Visited a Sugar Shack?

Even though I have always lived in New Brunswick, which apparently is one of the three largest producers of maple syrup in the world, I had never been to a Sugar Shack. I couldn't let another spring go by without visiting one, so we booked a tour, bundled up and headed out to a local maple syrup producing facility, also know as a sugar shack. Because, by nature I ask a thousand questions, before heading out, I had to find out where the term "sugar shack" originated. So, if you're like me … [Read more...]

A Girls Trip to Fundy National Park

Last week my two sisters, my niece and I went on a fun day trip to Fundy National Park.  We are very fortunate to have this gorgeous national park a relatively short drive from where we all live. My sisters and I are also very lucky that our sweet niece/daughter likes to spend time with her aunts and mom. She has acted as the driver on many, many, many fun road trips. We lovingly call her our "pack mule", a phrase she coined on a trip we all took to visit relatives in Virginia. On that … [Read more...]