Tag: shopping

It’s Worth the Drive to Watertown

Watertown, NY Before you start your engines to head down to Niagara, New York, consider going the other way first. That's what my daughter and I did recently when we were hunting down awesome deals on clothing, shoes, gift items and also looking for some exploring. I can only imagine how amazing it would be in Watertown, NY for their Black Friday sales.  We live on the eastern edge of the GTA so it's about equal distance for us to Niagara or Watertown. But here is one of the best parts of going to Watertown - it took us 3 minutes to get…

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Shopping – Treat or Torture?

It’s an adventure. It’s torture. It’s educational. For some it’s an addiction. For me, it’s sometimes therapeutic. When it isn’t torture that is.  I used to enjoy wandering around stores and malls. Then I became a mum and for some reason that ruined it for me. I became a stay at home mum after Thing 2 came along. When you have two littles with you in a retail environment you have to be prepared to change your plans at the drop of a hat, or soother as it may be. The tantrum moment happened once only. They never tried that again…

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