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CAA Membership More Than Just Roadside Assistance and B2S #CAAChat Twitter Party!

CAA Membership More Than Just Roadside Assistance and B2S #CAAChat Twitter Party!

Are you just like me and thought that purchasing a CAA Membership would only give you a rebate on hotel accommodations and come in handy in case you needed Roadside Assistance if your battery died or you forgot your keys in the vehicle? Think again! I am so excited to have been selected to participate in the […]

My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

I’ve been to Prince Edward Island (PEI) seven times and each time I go I don’t want to leave, and this time, we almost didn’t (but more about that another time). My heart belongs to PEI. I was married in Brackley, PEI, and every time my husband and I return we meet with the woman […]

Get the 411 on 3-1-1 Kits

Get the 411 on 3-1-1 Kits

Are you looking for the 411 on 3-1-1 kits? Airport security regulations are the stuff of quirky and peculiar legend and it pays to be prepared and organized – and never have your liquids confiscated again. What’s a 3-1-1 Kit? The term “3-1-1″ kit refers to a TSA regulation dating back to the summer of […]

Food

Thai Coconut and Sweet Potato Soup #Recipe

Thai Coconut and Sweet Potato Soup #Recipe

Recently a couple we know had a baby. A bunch of us from church made up some meals for their family, one less thing they have to worry about, because let’s face it newborns are a lot of work. Especially on top of two other kids! We pooled together and made up a bunch of meals. […]

6 Tips to Teach Kids About Nutrition

6 Tips to Teach Kids About Nutrition

A child’s relationship with food starts young and while it may be the parents and caregivers who make the choice of what will be served for meals, it is usually the child who decides what will be eaten! How many times have you been on the kitchen floor picking up the latest casualty in what […]

Super Easy Peach Preserve Recipe

Super Easy Peach Preserve Recipe

The months of August and September are the best time of the year to purchase local peaches and make them into preserve. Peaches are low in calories, only 39 calories per 100 g, and they are a moderate source of antioxidant, vitamin C, and vitamin A. They are rich in many vital minerals such as potassium, fluoride, and iron. […]

Family

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Recently my family and I got the chance to go see the all amazing Imagination Movers. My son Marshall is in love with them, and when I saw the chance to get to their show, I jumped on it! (Literally, I was laying in bed and I saw the opportunity to go and I jumped out […]

It’s Okay to Give Books as Gifts

It’s Okay to Give Books as Gifts

I have two young children, ages 3 and 5, a girl and a boy, and I love it when they get books as gifts. Why? Because books can be shared, aren’t gender-specific, don’t go bad, and grow with my kids. Books are the perfect gift.. unless you’re going for the big reaction from the kid, […]

My 7 Top Fall Fitness Tips

My 7 Top Fall Fitness Tips

Fall is here!  So many of us are thinking about getting back into our fitness routines after taking some time off in the summer.  The gyms are busy again and many are transitioning to indoor activities and strength training.   It’s easy to feel overwhelmed especially if you’ve taken an extended break from indoor workouts. […]

Reviews

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Recently my family and I got the chance to go see the all amazing Imagination Movers. My son Marshall is in love with them, and when I saw the chance to get to their show, I jumped on it! (Literally, I was laying in bed and I saw the opportunity to go and I jumped out […]

Falling for the Carp Fair

Falling for the Carp Fair

I love the fall. Not only does it mean I can break out my plethora of sweaters and warm socks, but it means cozy evenings by the fire under my favourite blanket with a hot cocoa in hand, and colourful hikes along the many pathways and trails in and around Ottawa. It also means fairs! […]

American Girl Dolls Up Canada’s Capital!

American Girl Dolls Up Canada’s Capital!

It is official doll lovers! An American Girl specialty boutique is having its grand opening at Chapters Ottawa on Rideau Street on Saturday October 11, 2014 (Today). This will be the third retail location to be opened in Canada after launching in Toronto and Vancouver, and this iconic brand will be exclusively available at Indigo […]

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Opera Lyra Presents Opera for Families ~ The Magic Flute on Oct. 25, 26 and Nov. 1

Opera Lyra Presents Opera for Families ~ The Magic Flute on Oct. 25, 26 and Nov. 1

| October 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

  Join us for an enchanting operatic show for families based on an adaption of The Magic Flute There once was a huge planet that broke into two smaller planets: the Sun Planet ruled by the kind Sarastro and the Moon Planet ruled by the wicked Queen of the Night. At the beginning, we meet […]

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Join Kid’s Lit Café on Saturday Oct. 25th!

Join Kid’s Lit Café on Saturday Oct. 25th!

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

What: Kid’s Lit Café littéraire pour la jeunesse What : a family-friendly and interactive showcase of local authors and illustrators, and their recent work with cookies, crafts, door prizes, book sale and author workshops. The event is free and open to all. When: Saturday October 25th, 2:00-4:00 p.m Where: Greenboro branch, 363 Lorry Greenberg Who: We’re […]

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Win a $25 Starbucks GC ~ CAN/US 11/06

Win a $25 Starbucks GC ~ CAN/US 11/06

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are sponsoring a Giveaway at Purple Monster Coupons!   Win a $25 Starbucks GC! Enter below and good luck!   Sponsor: Ottawa Mommy Club Host: Purple Monster Coupons A little about Ottawa Mommy Club: The Ottawa Mommy Club was created by moms for moms in May 2011. We offer an informative website about parenting, resources, […]

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Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Recently my family and I got the chance to go see the all amazing Imagination Movers. My son Marshall is in love with them, and when I saw the chance to get to their show, I jumped on it! (Literally, I was laying in bed and I saw the opportunity to go and I jumped out […]

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Holiday Giveaway~ Win a $1000 Delta GC, Cricut Machine, and a Holiday Decor ~ CAN/US 11/01

Holiday Giveaway~ Win a $1000 Delta GC, Cricut Machine, and a Holiday Decor ~ CAN/US 11/01

| October 22, 2014 | 17 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to take part in the Holiday Prep Event! Open to Canadian and US Residents until November 1st, 2014! Good Luck! Welcome to the Holiday Prep Event! This event is hosted by Dixieland Reviews and Co-Hosted by Giveaway Bandit, Chronically Content & Mom ‘N Daughter Savings. This event will have […]

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It’s Okay to Give Books as Gifts

It’s Okay to Give Books as Gifts

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have two young children, ages 3 and 5, a girl and a boy, and I love it when they get books as gifts. Why? Because books can be shared, aren’t gender-specific, don’t go bad, and grow with my kids. Books are the perfect gift.. unless you’re going for the big reaction from the kid, […]

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My 7 Top Fall Fitness Tips

My 7 Top Fall Fitness Tips

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Fall is here!  So many of us are thinking about getting back into our fitness routines after taking some time off in the summer.  The gyms are busy again and many are transitioning to indoor activities and strength training.   It’s easy to feel overwhelmed especially if you’ve taken an extended break from indoor workouts. […]

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#JoeFreshBaby Instagram Contest ~ Win One of Ten $75 Gift Vouchers! CAN 10/24

#JoeFreshBaby Instagram Contest ~ Win One of Ten $75 Gift Vouchers! CAN 10/24

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

How to Enter: Post a photo of your baby (2 years or younger) wearing #JoeFresh and tag it with @JoeFresh and #JoeFreshBaby, and you’ll be eligible to win one of ten $75 gift vouchers to JoeFresh.com. Contest is open to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at […]

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Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening #Giveaway ~CAN/US

Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening #Giveaway ~CAN/US

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to take part in the Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Giveaway Opened to Canadian and US Residents Until November 9th, 2014! I had the chance to work with the amazing company Smile Brilliant. I now know why they call it that! It works like you would NOT believe!!! This easy […]

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Thai Coconut and Sweet Potato Soup #Recipe

Thai Coconut and Sweet Potato Soup #Recipe

Recently a couple we know had a baby. A bunch of us from church made up some meals for their family, one less thing they have to worry about, because let’s face it newborns are a lot of work. Especially on top of two other kids! We pooled together and made up a bunch of meals. […]

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Falling for the Carp Fair

Falling for the Carp Fair

| October 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

I love the fall. Not only does it mean I can break out my plethora of sweaters and warm socks, but it means cozy evenings by the fire under my favourite blanket with a hot cocoa in hand, and colourful hikes along the many pathways and trails in and around Ottawa. It also means fairs! […]

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Toddler Confidence

Toddler Confidence

| October 15, 2014 | 9 Comments

I had a moment a few weeks back with my toddler that I’ve been mulling over, off and on, ever since. Here it is. I’m getting better with social media and realized at the time it might be Tweet-worthy: Woke my 2-year-old up today, hugged her & whispered "I love you". She replied "I love me too." We should all have […]

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