Walks Around the Pond

The past 10 or so weeks have been spent working from home, and staying home as much as possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, many parks and conservation areas have begun opening up and allowing visitors, but a few weeks ago, this was not the case. But this lead to us finding new ways…

Oh, deer!

Among icy trails and frost-covered fields, we had quite the treat this morning, coming across dozens of white-tailed deer and cardinals. We explored Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby, ON this morning. Extremely popular for wildlife viewing, Lynde Shores consists of 272 hectares of environmentally sensitive areas. It provides habitat for nesting birds and is…

Best Moment of 2019

My favourite moment of 2019: Our Easter long-weekend trip to Miami Beach. More specifically, it would be our mornings watching the sunrise. Sunrise at South Beach We were lucky to find an affordable Airbnb so close to the beach. Our apartment's back door literally opened up to South Beach. My husband and I were only…

Top 7 Locations In and Around Toronto for Nature and Wildlife Photography

We're fortunate to live in an area surrounded by so much natural beauty! Even in the heart of the city, you can find hot spots for birds and other wildlife. As an avid nature enthusiast and wildlife photographer, I decided to put together a list of my favourite spots in and around Toronto for nature…

Brick Works Quarry to Nature in the City

The Don Valley Brick Works Park was once an old Brick Works quarry, but has now been restored into a thriving eco-friendly site. We've been to Evergreen Brickworks a few times, but never had a chance to explore the park behind it. This park is a result of restoration that began in 1995, with the…