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Family Trip Visiting Lake Placid, NY and a Spectacular Bobsleigh Experience!

Family Trip Visiting Lake Placid, NY and a Spectacular Bobsleigh Experience!

My family and I opted to take a 3 day trip this summer just to get away, but we didn’t want to travel too far and spend most of our time on the road. I started looking at cities that were 3 -4 hours away from Ottawa and stumbled upon Lake Placid, NY.  My husband had visited […]

Travelling to Barcelona with Kids

Travelling to Barcelona with Kids

As one of Europe’s most vivid and cosmopolitan cities, the friendly Catalan capital of Barcelona is an excellent choice for a family vacation. With its playful architecture, cozy stretches of beach and pic’n’mix tapas, Barcelona breaks offer plenty to appeal to both little and big kids. Read on for some of the best places you […]

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 […]

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3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

Winter is approaching which means it is time to start thinking about supplementing with Vitamin D.  Of course, getting all your vitamins and minerals through food is ideal, however vitamin D is the exception and I recommend everyone should supplement with it for the following reasons: 1. Vitamin D is not available in food in […]

Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Are you looking for hassle free meal planning and grocery shopping? ChefX is definitely the solution! I never thought I would enjoy the weekly box of fresh produce and chef-inspired recipes from ChefX as much as I did. Even my son is wondering when the next box will arrive at our home! Each week, you can choose one […]

Healthy Snacks: Re Think What You Take On-the-Go

Healthy Snacks: Re Think What You Take On-the-Go

Snacks and kids just seem to go together. A trip to the grocery store- pack snacks, visit to the park, swimming lessons, drive to grandmas, wait at the Drs office, sitting in a stroller . . all require copious amounts of snacks to both keep kids entertained and feed hungry tummies. While just having kids […]

Family

The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

For the past six years, Starlight Foundation ™ Canada have collaborated with Toys “R” Us to release a Limited Edition Starlight Bear in order to raise funds for the Starlight Foundation Canada. This year’s addition to this collection is Hiya, named and designed by brothers Matteo and Nicco who are both seriously ill children that […]

The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

I guess I asked for it when I decided to take the kids to IKEA. By myself. On a Saturday afternoon. It’s not the most gripping tale, but the only thing that got me through it with a sense of humour was knowing I could cartoon it later. So, here it is. The Ottawa IKEA, […]

Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

Having young ones usually means having to also brining along a bag of items to ensure that you do not have to stop to buy things they need while you are out. This is especially the case where drinks are concerned. My kids are picky with the drinks they consume, and I have had to […]

Reviews

Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

Having young ones usually means having to also brining along a bag of items to ensure that you do not have to stop to buy things they need while you are out. This is especially the case where drinks are concerned. My kids are picky with the drinks they consume, and I have had to […]

Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

I am not a fan of those cold, blustery days that come with autumn. The sky is grey, there may be drizzle, rain, or dare I say, snow falling. The worst part about days like these is that it keeps my younger children from being outside and having adventures. On days like these, I have […]

Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Are you looking for hassle free meal planning and grocery shopping? ChefX is definitely the solution! I never thought I would enjoy the weekly box of fresh produce and chef-inspired recipes from ChefX as much as I did. Even my son is wondering when the next box will arrive at our home! Each week, you can choose one […]

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Comfy Cozy Twitter Party with Giant Tiger on Dec. 4th #GTCookiesnMilk!

Comfy Cozy Twitter Party with Giant Tiger on Dec. 4th #GTCookiesnMilk!

| November 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

It’s Christmas shopping time! Why not make Giant Tiger your destination for gift ideas, holiday home decor, and trendy fashion for the family! Giant Tiger has what you need for everyone on your list, all at everyday low prices you can count on. For added convenience, you can now shop from the comfort of your […]

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The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the past six years, Starlight Foundation ™ Canada have collaborated with Toys “R” Us to release a Limited Edition Starlight Bear in order to raise funds for the Starlight Foundation Canada. This year’s addition to this collection is Hiya, named and designed by brothers Matteo and Nicco who are both seriously ill children that […]

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The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

The Time We Lost a Shoe at IKEA

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

I guess I asked for it when I decided to take the kids to IKEA. By myself. On a Saturday afternoon. It’s not the most gripping tale, but the only thing that got me through it with a sense of humour was knowing I could cartoon it later. So, here it is. The Ottawa IKEA, […]

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Win a Personalized Kid Peppa Book ~ CAN/US 12/09

Win a Personalized Kid Peppa Book ~ CAN/US 12/09

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Penwizard Personalized Books Giveaway!   Open to Canadian and US Residents   Sponsor: Penwizard Host: Mom Powered Media Personalised books are great for getting kids involved in reading. You Can choose from our range of personalised childrens books and see your child in the […]

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Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Canada 12/16

| November 25, 2014 | 13 Comments

Having young ones usually means having to also brining along a bag of items to ensure that you do not have to stop to buy things they need while you are out. This is especially the case where drinks are concerned. My kids are picky with the drinks they consume, and I have had to […]

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Inside The Railway Children with Its Engineer, Director Jim McNabb and Tickets Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/05

Inside The Railway Children with Its Engineer, Director Jim McNabb and Tickets Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/05

| November 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Ottawa Little Theatre is set to present its 102nd production for the 2014-2015 season! It is an adaptation of Edith Nesbit’s The Railway Children. This book is a children’s classic story is set in Edwardian London. It is about the adventures of three children who are forced away from the comfort of their home […]

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City of Ottawa Museum Special Events and Programs for December

City of Ottawa Museum Special Events and Programs for December

| November 24, 2014 | 8 Comments

Vintage Village of Lights – Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 29 through December 21 from 3 pm to 8 pm Cumberland Heritage Village Museum You might not know this yet, but you don’t have to drive out of Ottawa anymore to experience a village of lights! We pull out all the stops to […]

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3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

3 Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D this Winter

Winter is approaching which means it is time to start thinking about supplementing with Vitamin D.  Of course, getting all your vitamins and minerals through food is ideal, however vitamin D is the exception and I recommend everyone should supplement with it for the following reasons: 1. Vitamin D is not available in food in […]

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Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 20, 2014 | 15 Comments

I am not a fan of those cold, blustery days that come with autumn. The sky is grey, there may be drizzle, rain, or dare I say, snow falling. The worst part about days like these is that it keeps my younger children from being outside and having adventures. On days like these, I have […]

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Disney Live presents Mickey’s Music Festival and Tickets #Giveaway ~ Ottawa

Disney Live presents Mickey’s Music Festival and Tickets #Giveaway ~ Ottawa

| November 20, 2014 | 23 Comments

Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story in their new touring Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival. Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today featuring hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock, country and much more! The irresistible lineup of performers, including […]

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Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

| November 19, 2014 | 7 Comments

The Christmas shopping season has begun! There’s no denying it. While you may not hear music playing just yet, there are heaps of Christmas trees, ornaments and other sparkly things to draw your attention to the upcoming season. The gift displays are snazzily done up, and toys and gifts for children available are as abundant as ever. When […]

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Giant Tiger Comfy Cozy Twitter Party Official Rules

Giant Tiger Comfy Cozy Twitter Party Official Rules

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Giant Tiger Comfy Cozy Twitter Party OFFICIAL RULES 1. HOSTS: The hosts of this Twitter Party are Giant Tiger & Ottawa Mommy Club, and the moderators are @CanBlogHouse & @AMotherhoodBlog. 2. TWITTER PARTY PERIOD: The Giant Tiger Comfy Cozy Twitter Party (the “Contest”) begins at 8:00 p.m.(EDT) on December 4th, 2014. 3. ELIGIBILITY: In order to win a prize you […]

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Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

| November 17, 2014 | 17 Comments

Are you looking for hassle free meal planning and grocery shopping? ChefX is definitely the solution! I never thought I would enjoy the weekly box of fresh produce and chef-inspired recipes from ChefX as much as I did. Even my son is wondering when the next box will arrive at our home! Each week, you can choose one […]

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Getting to Know Will Stroet of Will’s Jams

Getting to Know Will Stroet of Will’s Jams

| November 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

My children love music.  When they a great song, they cannot help but to get up and dance and sing along to it! I also love if there is a video for my children to watch so they can see the performer and have fun with them on the screen.  This is why we are […]

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Your Life After 25 Holiday Savings and Coupons #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 12/17

Your Life After 25 Holiday Savings and Coupons #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 12/17

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Your Life After 25 Holiday Savings and Coupons Giveaway! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time where we can all go shopping without guilt in the name of “holiday spirit” lol. The number one thing about the holidays in most people’s […]

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