Ross Farm Museum Brings Agricultural History To Life

Ross Farm Museum, Nova Scotia’s living museum of agriculture has been called the best hidden gem in the Bluenose Coast region. Take exit 9 off Highway #103 to #12 or as the locals call it – the New Ross Road. Plan to spend the better part of a day as you and the family will […]

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Delicious Local Living at the Hubbards Farmers’ Market

Is there anything better than a Farmer’s Market?  I mean, seriously?  All those yummy, fresh, local products all in one place.  You know they’ve been cultivated and crafted with love and dedication, you don’t even need to ask. Over the past few years Farmer’s Markets have been popping up in communities across Nova Scotia.  Some […]

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My Favourite Beach on Nova Scotia’s Bluenose Coast

We have a secret little beach we love to visit on warm summer days.  In fact, it is so secret that I’ve actually met plenty of locals who don’t know about it.  Sand Dollar Beach isn’t isolated but it isn’t obvious either. We first found out about Sand Dollar Beach several years ago when a colleague of […]

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Oak Island Tour Dates – Walk the Mystery!

Gold bullion, pirates loot or the Holy Grail – just what is buried on Oak Island, site of the world’s longest treasure hunt? Can you discover the secret that has baffled so many? Imagine yourself on the reality TV show The Curse of Oak Island as you join local historian, Charles Barkhouse for 2 hours […]

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Magic Bike IX

Though the winter weather was harsh this year, there were some ‘bluebird’ days. I stopped the little beach on Mill Cove Shore Road in February to admire the beautiful blue of the ocean, the white sand, and sunny sky: this could be the middle of summer, I thought, as I snapped this picture of my […]

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Magic Bike VIII

Ah, it’s quiet now. The beaches are empty, the roads less traveled, the beauty of our surroundings is breathtaking. This is our reward for living here in rural Nova Scotia. The summer is gone in a flash, stuffed with doing – people visit us because we live in paradise. Tourism services abound. We are all […]

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Magic Bike VII

Summer activities are ramped up now! The rainy spring is (hopefully) a distant memory filed away with the other epic weather events of our lives – and epic, indeed, was the rain, cold, and wind! The Hubbards Market opened its doors with vendors and shoppers bundled, and I pounded through grayness on my bicycle. As […]

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Summer Sweets & Ice Cream Treats

Many visitors go to the Town of Lunenburg to experience the history of this World UNESCO heritage site, or to see Nova Scotia’s Ambassador, the Bluenose II- I on the other hand visit Lunenburg for purely  ‘sweet-tooth’ gratifying reasons. Don’t get me wrong, the history, and the pure beauty of the town is alluring but […]

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Unique Beaches in Hubbards and Area

The 10 Beaches             Starting in Black Point and ending in East River, the 10 sandy beaches surround all of Hubbards and Area. Arrive early to find a spot on the beach on a hot day,  it is worth the trip finding your perfect beach. The beautiful scenery might have you driving all the way to East […]

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22 Fun, Interesting, and Weird Facts About The Bluenose Coast

22 Fun, Interesting, and Weird Facts About The Bluenose Coast 1. White Star Line Ship, SS Atlantic sunk off the coast of what is now Lower Prospect in 1873. The shipwreck was the greatest marine loss of life at the time. 2. In 1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashed off the coast of Nova Scotia. There were […]

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