Showing posts from May, 2018

Weekend Adventures: Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing

Welcome to Weekend Adventures a new Blog Mini Series. I will documenting and sharing our weekend adventures as we explore Ontario this Spring and Summer.

We just had our first Long weekend of the Season. Victoria Day Weekend and we had a wonderful time away at my parents place. They live in the North Augusta Area and there is so much to see and do around the area.

This time we ventured to Downtown Historic Brockville and Spent some time at the Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing. 

Where - The Aquatarium is located at 6 Broad Street in Brockville right on the shores of the St. Lawrence River.

Parking - There is on site indoor parking along with tons of outdoor Green P parking available. We opted to park outside and really take in the sights and sounds of the area.

What is the Aquatarium - Simply put the Aquatarium is a not-for-profit charity that educates and inspires you to explore the 1000 Islands Region. Learn about the ships, fish and many animals native to the St. Lawrence River. The ov…

Surviving Allergy Season

Spring has finally sprung. The trees are budding and flowers are beginning to bloom. Many people have already started their gardens or have at least planned them. The Sun has made it's way from behind the clouds and the days are growing longer.

I know that we are certainly enjoying the fresh air and soaking up the Vitamin D. With this time of year comes happiness and a fresh start. But what also comes with it is Allergy Season. The pollen and allergens flying around can wreak havoc on my sinuses and Eyes. Spring also brings out the bugs. I also happen to be allergic to just about every bug bite known to man. Common ones like mosquitoes and black flies cause crazy reactions and I end up in the ER at least once during allergy season.

Not everyone has allergies, but I do and some years that season starts in May and doesn't end until October.

I definitely have a slew of Items in my arsenal to help combat these allergies. Below you can find how I deal with Allergy Season. 

Prevention i…

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

I personally love spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking. There is something about the smell of fresh baked goods that is so welcoming.

These Blueberry Crumble Muffins take a regular blueberry muffin and bring it to a decadent level. These are perfect for Brunch, Tea Time, or when Company is coming. 

With Mother's Day around the corner these are the perfect addition to any Mother's Day Brunch Spread. 
I don't know about you, but the way to my heart is through my stomach. I love homemade goodies.

These Take about 5 minutes of Prep and 20-25 Minutes Baking. In 30 minutes you too can be enjoying these delicious Muffins. 
Crumble 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/3 Cup Flour 1/4 Cup Butter 1 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
To Make Crumble use a fork and combine ingredients. Should resemble a coarse crumble. 
Batter 1 1/2 Cups Flour 3/4 Cup Sugar 1/2 Tsp Salt * optional 2 Tsp of Baking Powder 1 Egg 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/3 Cup Milk 1 Cup Blueberries (Fresh or Frozen) 1 Tsp of flour to coat