Category Archives: Cape Breton Island

This may seem like an odd title for a post, considering that we’ve been in New Brunswick for almost a year. To be honest there was always a little part of me that hoped and prayed that a solution to our problems in Sydney Mines would be found. That one beautiful, sunny morning the kids and I would pack up …

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If there is something that we have a lot of in Cape Breton it is rocky beaches. While the kids were too ill this week to walk on the beach, we were able to complete an art project using some of our previously collected rocks. Here’s our bit of youtube inspiration: Here are our finished projects: My creation. The rock …

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Written on Sep, 02, 2011 by in , | 3 Comments.

I’ve been hoping to regularly feature Cape Breton locations, products and events on my blog. First up is a review on an amazing wet bag from Muffin Bums Custom Diapers. Muffin Bums Custom Cloth Diapers can be found on facebook and are regulars at the Coxheath Arena Flea Market on Sundays (however, a new little one has recently been added …

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Written on Jul, 14, 2011 by in | Leave a comment

Okay, so this certainly isn’t a weekly feature anymore but I like my (old) title and maybe it will encourage me to get back out there and explore this beautiful island. We are currently hosting a student from France for three weeks and we decided that we were going to take him out for a walk/hike but once we got …

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Written on Oct, 20, 2010 by in | Leave a comment

I’m a little behind be here goes. Please join me at Katie’s Journey to share in the 30 Day Blog Challenge! Day 8: A Place You’ve Traveled To I haven’t done a lot of traveling in my life. We’d travel to visit family in the summer but that is about it. I’d have to say that my favorite place that …

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Written on Jul, 28, 2009 by in | 3 Comments.

This week’s place of the weeks is The Highland Village Museum in Iona. I am very interested in Celtic culture and the Gaelic language so it was such a treat to go visit this living museum. Like Louisbourgthe Highland Village takes you back in time to when the Scots first arrived in Cape Breton. By visiting several period house, the …

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Written on Jul, 28, 2009 by in | 3 Comments.

This week’s place of the weeks is The Highland Village Museum in Iona. I am very interested in Celtic culture and the Gaelic language so it was such a treat to go visit this living museum. Like Louisbourgthe Highland Village takes you back in time to when the Scots first arrived in Cape Breton. By visiting several period house, the …

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Written on Jul, 28, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

This week’s place of the weeks is The Highland Village Museum in Iona. I am very interested in Celtic culture and the Gaelic language so it was such a treat to go visit this living museum. Like Louisbourgthe Highland Village takes you back in time to when the Scots first arrived in Cape Breton. By visiting several period house, the …

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Written on Jul, 07, 2009 by in , | 2 Comments.

No, there will be no scenic views this week. It has been too wet. We’ve been hibernating with books, movies, blankets and FUDGE. We treated ourselves to beautiful handmade fudge from The Cape Breton Fudge Co. Yummy stuff. Wonderful staff AND they ship worldwide. I’ve tried and I’ve tried to make fudge and it just never turns out smooth and …

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Written on Jul, 07, 2009 by in , | 2 Comments.

No, there will be no scenic views this week. It has been too wet. We’ve been hibernating with books, movies, blankets and FUDGE. We treated ourselves to beautiful handmade fudge from The Cape Breton Fudge Co. Yummy stuff. Wonderful staff AND they ship worldwide. I’ve tried and I’ve tried to make fudge and it just never turns out smooth and …

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