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10 Canadian-isms and Quirks, Eh?

2020-01-08T18:25:18+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Although best known for excessive apologizing, we friendly Canadians (or “Canucks”) are also fans of using slang. Snacks, drinks, coins and more: we have quirky words to describe it all. Here are ten popular Canadian slang terms and sayings that you should know if you plan on visiting or moving to Canada. Eh? The best [...]

The 4 Best Games and Entertainment Centres in Mississauga

2019-11-20T17:22:44+00:00December 12th, 2019|

When the weather cools off and sending your kids outdoors to play is no longer an option, we have the solution: games and entertainment centres. Located throughout the city, these entertainment headquarters keep your children occupied (and parents sane) by offering countless activities under one roof. From bowling and arcades to trampolines and go-karts, check [...]

4 Amazing Polish Grocery Stores to Visit in Mississauga

2019-11-20T16:55:34+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Sausages, specialty cheeses, smoked fish, and more…How can you not love Polish cuisine? When it comes to Polish food stores, we have plenty of options in Mississauga. Here are some of my favourites! Starsky Fine Foods  This chain of full-service supermarkets carries a wide selection of European meats, cheese and imported foods. Its products are [...]

Four of the Best Places to Go for Dessert in Mississauga

2019-11-07T18:24:43+00:00November 7th, 2019|

A day without dessert would be like…? I actually wouldn’t know! I have a massive sweet tooth and dessert has always been my favourite thing to eat. Luckily for me, I have many nearby options to visit when those sweet cravings hit. Here are four of my favourite dessert places to visit in Mississauga. Le [...]

Halloween All Year Round: 3 Haunted Locations to Visit in Mississauga

2019-10-25T20:18:00+00:00October 24th, 2019|

In no time at all, ghosts, witches and other spooky creatures will be on your doorstep looking for treats. But here in Mississauga, Halloween isn’t the only time filled with accounts of ghostly sightings. From old inns to mansions, there are many legendary haunted properties throughout the city. Follow along with me to learn about [...]

The Top 5 Asian Grocery Stores in Mississauga

2019-10-21T18:53:08+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

After moving to another country, getting accustomed to new foods is one of the biggest adjustments to make. But if you come to Mississauga from any region of the vast continent of Asia, you won’t need to make that change! With plenty of Asian grocery stores offered throughout the city, it won’t be difficult to [...]

The 4 Best Organic Food Stores in Mississauga

2019-09-10T19:05:30+00:00October 8th, 2019|

Sure, organic foods are traditionally higher priced than non-organic – but it’s a price well worth the payoff. Organic foods include fewer (or no) pesticides, more nutrients and are GMO-free, contributing to better mental and physical health. Organic farming practices are better for the environment, too. They increase soil fertility, conserve water and use less [...]

The 5 Best Bubble Tea Places in Mississauga

2019-09-23T18:32:42+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

Mmmmmmm bubble tea – have you tried it? Originating from Taiwan, this tea-based drink is mixed with fruit or milk and features chewy tapioca balls. Although it can be found in many different restaurants throughout Mississauga, not all bubble teas are created equally! I’ve compiled a list of the best places to purchase bubble tea [...]

The Best Korean Restaurants in Mississauga

2019-09-08T16:12:43+00:00September 8th, 2019|

Kimchi. Seafood pancakes. Bibimbap. Is your mouth watering at the names of these traditional Korean foods? If so, you’re in luck! Mississauga has so many amazing Korean restaurants that it won’t be difficult to find one nearby. To make it even easier, I’ve compiled my top favourite Mississauga Korean restaurants for you! Wow Korean Restaurant [...]

Making Plans for Labour Day Weekend in Mississauga?

2019-08-30T15:13:47+00:00August 30th, 2019|

It may be the last weekend of summer, but Labour Day weekend doesn’t mean the end of summer fun! With plenty of attractions and festivities offered throughout Mississauga, keeping you and your family busy for the upcoming long weekend won’t be a problem. Here are my top five recommended ways to spend your Labour Day [...]

The Top 5 Juice and Smoothie Bars in Mississauga

2019-08-14T01:38:42+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Eating healthy on the go isn’t hard to accomplish in Mississauga! With plenty of popular juice and smoothie bars found throughout the city, you can always find a nutritious drink nearby. Here are my top five juice and smoothie bars to visit when in need of a quick pick-me-up. The Cold Pressery Since 2015, The [...]

The Best Beaches in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

2019-07-31T19:40:26+00:00August 5th, 2019|

Summer – when the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the days are long. Along with all the fun that the season brings, summer also comes with high temperatures and humidity. And when you live in a city like Mississauga, the heat waves can be a bit overwhelming. That’s when it’s time to [...]

4 Family-Friendly Farms In and Around the GTA

2019-07-22T19:02:02+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

There are plenty of farms around the GTA to keep you and your family busy this summer. The best part? Visiting a nearby farm is an educational opportunity for the entire family – not just the kids! Below are four farms in and around the GTA that shouldn’t be missed this summer! Chudleigh’s Farm Since [...]

The Best Middle Eastern Grocery Stores in Mississauga

2019-07-04T20:51:24+00:00July 4th, 2019|

It’s no surprise that Middle Eastern food is as popular as it is today. Steeped in history and tradition, Middle Eastern cuisine offers plenty of fresh, wholesome, healthy, flavourful dishes. These dishes don’t need to be enjoyed at a restaurant only. In Mississauga, there are plenty of grocery stores to shop at when looking for [...]

How to Celebrate Canada Day 2019 in Mississauga

2019-05-17T17:59:35+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Mississauga always has plenty of festivities going on – and Canada Day 2019 is no exception! With celebrations planned city-wide, it won’t be hard to find somewhere to go to celebrate your patriotism. And what type of Canada Day celebration would it be without an amazing display of fireworks? Here’s a list of four amazing [...]

Top Places to Spoil Dad in Mississauga on Father’s Day

2019-06-12T15:03:56+00:00June 12th, 2019|

Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16) is just around the corner. Are you currently panicking at this realization – or are you cool as a cucumber? If you’re feeling a bit panicky, then the upcoming holiday probably wasn’t even on your radar yet – just like it wasn’t on mine when I wrote this article. But [...]

The 4 Best Bar and Grills in Mississauga

2019-02-25T14:45:39+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Although Mississauga has plenty of great places to eat and socialize, there’s just something special about the city’s bar and grills. Is it because the atmosphere is normally low-key and comfortable? That the people are friendly? Or that the food and drinks are always good? Whatever it is that makes bar and grills a great [...]

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate Spring in Mississauga

2019-05-10T19:20:58+00:00May 21st, 2019|

Each winter, it feels like spring will never arrive. And just like every other year, it (finally) does. In celebration of spring’s arrival, I love to get outside, enjoy the sunshine and breathe the fresh air! Below are five of my most favourite ways to celebrate spring in Mississauga. Enjoy Nature at Rattray Marsh Conservation [...]

Ways to Keep Busy at Mississauga’s Celebration Square this Summer

2019-05-15T15:35:46+00:00May 15th, 2019|

Living in Mississauga, there’s never an excuse to be bored – especially during the summertime. With Celebration Square’s lineup of activities and events, the challenge isn’t what to do this summer – it’s trying to figure out which of the many Square’s events to attend! Check out the list below for the amazing lineup of [...]

Five Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Mississauga

2019-04-17T17:18:49+00:00May 6th, 2019|

Mothers do so much for us – it’s nice to finally give back to them. Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12th provides the perfect opportunity to do so. I wanted to give you some unique ways to celebrate that special woman this Mother’s Day in Mississauga. Here are five of them! Enjoy High Tea High [...]