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Great Montreal Accommodations!

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth is one of the finest hotels I have had the pleasure of experiencing.  From the moment we entered the lobby area, we knew that The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth was going to offer an extraordinary experience.  The service was impeccable, the rooms
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Eat Like a Local

Poutineville OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Poutineville is a charming eatery with a fun twist!  The girls, crew and I enjoyed making our own versions of poutine, a Quebec signature dish of fries, gravy and cheese curds.  At Poutineville, diners can choose their toppings from a long list making it completely suited to their personal
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Not Your Typical Tours in Montreal

Saute Moutons (Jet Boat Tour) OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET If you like the thrill of a jet boat and are comfortable getting soaked to the bone, then this tour is for you!  It was a really fun tour, but it was educational too.  We learned quite a bit about the area’s history, culture and
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Education Locations for Kids in Montreal

Space for Life – Insectarium and Biodome OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Julia Gabriel from Nugglemama’s Handful and her family met up with us for adventures at the Biodome and the Insectarium.  I have to say, this is one of the most spontaneous families I have ever worked with and the kids kept up their energy for
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Montreal for the Sports Fanatic Family

Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET We were very thankful to have the Flaherty family join us for our visit to the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame.  The Flaherty boys really know their hockey!  They could rattle off the names of former and current players as if they were talking about
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Montreal for History Buffs & Mad Scientists

Pointe-à-Callière OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET We were so happy to have Patty Oliver of Positively Pampered Patty join us at Pointe-à-Callière with her family.  Together, we took a tour of the historic Montreal, learning about the birthplace of the city. Patty sure is doing something right, her kids are so bright and willing to jump right
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Take Your Family Back in Time in Old Montreal

Old Montreal OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Old Montreal was one of my favorite areas during our visit.  The area oozes old world charm while at the same time offering quaint shops, boutiques and eateries.  The girls and I felt like we were in Europe as we strolled along the streets of Old Montreal taking
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Classic Cuisine in Montreal

St. Viateur Bagel OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET We received the warmest welcome upon our arrival to St Viateur Bagels.  The owner, Vince, even had coffee ready for our crew.  He knew how to win us over!  Besides the welcoming atmosphere from the staff, the most inviting aspect of the shop was the delicious smell
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Playful Activities for the Whole Family

21 Swings OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET My girls love simple pleasures so a swing set is right up their alley.  The 21 Swings are something extraordinary, however, because each swing is a musical instrument.  As you go back and forth on the swing, you can make music.  The secret to the swings, however, is
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Montreal Sites are a Feast for the Eyes

Mount Royal OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Mount Royal will give you a good workout, that’s for sure!  We were prepared with good walking shoes and a water bottle in hand.  We were rewarded with a gorgeous view of the city and I am glad we didn’t forget to bring our camera!  I wish we
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