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Plant seeds indoors

seeds3Are you a kitchen gardener, victory gardener, or maybe just like me, want to grow your own food, and gets excited
when you’re daughter at four says; “look it is coming spuds up, when is it time to pick them? “

New York, London, or out in the country, We all can grow something, and connect with the natural world. If you are an apartment dweller simply use containers to grow your vegetables Add a comment
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Fiddlehead Pizza

Have you ever eaten fiddlhttp://www.norcliff.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/34.jpgeheads before? Before I noticed them in my local store here in Toronto my first spring here in Canada, I didn't even know what they were. Since then I have had a lovely relationship with fiddleheads.

Here is a pizza recipe from my friends over at Norcliff Farms Inc. If you don't have any fiddleheads you can replace it with asparagus. Add a comment
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Dress for spring

 No bad weather, only bad clothing…

Do you wonder how to dress your kids for the seasons for warmth, comfort and an active life? Don’t worry, we have done the research for you. This is how we stay warm and dry in spring . Read our secrets

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Fiddleheads

fiddleheadsfrontHave you ever eaten fiddleheads before? Before I noticed them in my local store here in Toronto my first spring here in Canada, I didn't even know what they were. Since then I have had a lovely relationship with fiddleheads.

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Make a bird nest

A simple and fun spring activity is to make a bird nest. We try to do this activity every year when we are out hiking,biking and playing in one of Toronto's park. Later in the season we will visit the nest and see if any birds did take it over this spring.

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Newfoundland, nature is never far away


Newfoundland -- Just the name makes me think of Vikings, salt and wind. The Vikings settled in Newfoundland or ‘Vinland’ as they called it in 1001. In 1960 Helge Ingestad and Anne Stine Ingestad discovered the first Norse Village in North America. In 1978 L’anse aux Meadows was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

When I started to plan our trip, going to L’anse aux Meadows was naturally on the top my ‘to do list’. But a quick look at the map made us change our mind. With only a one-week mini-vacation, we felt we had too little time. Instead we chose to spend our trip in St. Johns, Trinty Peninsula and Twillingate.

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