Every once in awhile, you hit upon an idea for the perfect birthday present for someone and it feels like you just struck gold. This was definitely the case when my sister and I brainstormed for the perfect gift for our mom on a very special birthday (I’m about 99.9999% sure she wouldn’t want me to mention her age here, so… you’re welcome, Mom!) – a surprise family birthday party weekend that included a tour of her favourite wine company – Jackson-Triggs!
Before I get into this post fully, it’s time to briefly mention the big life change I made for myself in 2012. After finishing university in 2011, I moved back home for a year to save up money. Shortly after moving back, Brit and I began talking about the possibility of moving somewhere and living together. After discussing options, we chose Ottawa. It was because of this decision that my trip to Niagara Falls even ended up being possible, so here’s the story….