I’ve been curious about the Island of Grand Manan since a Mars bar commercial years ago about renovating their local arena. Seriously. So, I guess advertising works, even if it takes 10 years.
The chance finally arrived and we jumped! There are two different ships ferrying people to and from the Island. We were aboard the ‘Grand Manan V’ traveling to Grand Manan. There was plenty of seating with a lunch counter with real, home cooked meals. While exploring the outside decks a crew member noticed the kiddos and asked
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It was the end of July and we were deep into the dog days of summer. Our original summer plans were rescheduled and we were getting antsy to strike out and find some adventure. I pulled out the Google box and started to search for somewhere to explore with the kids. I came across the town of St. Andrews in New Brunswick which billed itself as “Canada’s Premier Seaside Resort”. After perusing their site I quickly decided that this is where we would go. It was only 13 hours from our door and seemed super family friendly.
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Michelle Held stated it perfectly when she said
“Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you loved the beach”
My not-so-secret love affair with Nova Scotia is as old as I am. In case you’re keeping track that continues to be 29 years for the third year in a row. There’s nothing I don’t absolutely love about Nova Scotia. The scenery amazes me each time we’re there. My mind never gets used to it. Every time I see the waves cresting upon the pristine sand beaches Continue reading “Lockeport, Nova Scotia “Feels like my Heart is Home”” →