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Outdoor Summer Activities in York Region

Posted by Erin Wynn on

Outdoor Summer Activities in York Region
In amongst the camps and the commitments of keeping your kids busy (and your work schedule on track) consider a few day trips close to home.

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Show me a cute Tipi...

Posted by Erin Wynn on

Show me a cute Tipi...

If you are on the internet at all (never mind an avid crafter) you will have undoubtedly noticed the rise of the Tipi (also spelt Tee Pee) trend. This iconic structure is loved for its simplicity, clean lines that also makes for an trendy fort that easily collapses to maximize small spaces. It was their portability that made Tipis ideal for  the Indigenous peoples of the Plains. These people travelled often — to hunt, join social gatherings (such as Sun Dances) or find winter shelter — and therefore needed homes that could be taken down easily and just as easily resurrected. In my opinion, tipis were...

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