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Travel

A Summer Escape for the Family

A Summer Escape for the Family

Summer is so ideal to take a break from our busy lives and to embark on a family travel adventure! The options are endless – both nationally and internationally.  When I travel, especially long distance, I am sensitive to motion sickness. Motion sickness is actually a disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from […]

July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

  In July, families are front and centre in the Outaouais region! It is Family month. It’s time to start planning for the longest recess of the year? Look no further: the Outaouais region is THE destination for family fun! From July 1 to 31, when you stay in one of our participating accommodations, every […]

Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Summer is undoubtedly an exciting time for families. The kids have no school and their parents have the opportunity to spend valuable time with their children, often taking them on summer vacations. Instead of spending the holidays by the lake or an expensive city, it might be a nice change to take the entire family […]

Food

Easy No Churn Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream

Easy No Churn Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream

  You will never know how easy is it to make no churn ice cream until you try this recipe! I really like the fact that I can make ice cream without having to purchase an ice cream maker. I am positive that it will be a family favourite treat at your house!   Ingredients: 1 […]

5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

Honey is used everywhere in everything : in our cooking and baking, in skincare products, in-house cleaning items and even in medicine. You know it has to be good for you, but do you know why? What does increasing your consumption or your use of honey can do for you and why is it so […]

Nectarine Lemonade with Strawberries

Nectarine Lemonade with Strawberries

A sweet and refreshing lemonade recipe using nectarines, strawberries, freshly squeezed lemon juice and agave. Enjoy! Ingredients: 6 cups water 4 tbsp agave 2 nectarines, pitted, peeled and pureed 10 strawberries, hulled and pureed 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 4-6 whole fresh strawberries Directions:  Pour the pureed nectarine and strawberry juice through a mesh strainer […]

Family

Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

So we spent Friday at the emergency department at CHEO. Little Bro had his finger slammed in a closet door, and there was much bleeding and freaking out. Long story short, he needed stitches, and the finger is fractured. His big brother did it, but it might not be what you think. Big Bro was […]

Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

My lashes…where did they go? I mean, I have had short lashes throughout my life, but they seem to have diminished over the years. I am always having to use mascara to make my lashes look longer and fuller. I also worry about whether the mascara is going to flake off, clump up, or if […]

Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

Like all things you expose yourself to during pregnancy, you need to take care with essential oils. These oils have been used for aromatherapy for centuries, and have many beneficial effects on the body and mood, but at the same time you do not want to use any that are detrimental for your health, or […]

Reviews

Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

My lashes…where did they go? I mean, I have had short lashes throughout my life, but they seem to have diminished over the years. I am always having to use mascara to make my lashes look longer and fuller. I also worry about whether the mascara is going to flake off, clump up, or if […]

Manage Your Cards with the UGO Wallet #UGOWalletStart

Manage Your Cards with the UGO Wallet #UGOWalletStart

My wallet is crammed full of stuff. Besides bills and change, there are photos of my kids, the important cards (you know, I.D., debit and credit cards), as well as countless loyalty and rewards cards from different retail locations I use whenever I go out. It’s like playing a sliding puzzle game to find places […]

Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

 Manicures are always fun to get, but being a mom to 3 kids, two of them toddlers, doesn’t give my hands a fighting chance of looking good a few days after having my nails done. I am also rough on my hands, so manis don’t stand a fighting chance very long on my nails. When […]

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Ottawa Mommy Club 2015 Cutest Baby Photo Contest!

Ottawa Mommy Club 2015 Cutest Baby Photo Contest!

| July 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

  Welcome to the OMC 2015 Cutest Baby Photo Contest! Babies newborn to 18 months old can be entered in the Contest! No professional photos will be accepted. The winner’s photo taken by CaptiVision Photography will be posted on the Ottawa Mommy Club Facebook Photo Cover page! CaptiVision Photography is owned by legally blind photographer, Dylan Johnson. […]

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Family Fun at Calypso Waterpark

Family Fun at Calypso Waterpark

| July 9, 2015 | 7 Comments

When Calypso Waterpark first opened several years ago I was excited to check it out, but was hesitant because my daughter was young. But, when I was recently presented with the opportunity to visit Calypso for the purpose of a blog review I agreed, knowing it was the perfect chance to see and experience Calypso with […]

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Easy No Churn Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream

Easy No Churn Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

  You will never know how easy is it to make no churn ice cream until you try this recipe! I really like the fact that I can make ice cream without having to purchase an ice cream maker. I am positive that it will be a family favourite treat at your house!   Ingredients: 1 […]

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Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

Grow Lashes with Ease with #RapidLash – Review

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

My lashes…where did they go? I mean, I have had short lashes throughout my life, but they seem to have diminished over the years. I am always having to use mascara to make my lashes look longer and fuller. I also worry about whether the mascara is going to flake off, clump up, or if […]

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Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

Closet Door Slams and Donkey Slams

So we spent Friday at the emergency department at CHEO. Little Bro had his finger slammed in a closet door, and there was much bleeding and freaking out. Long story short, he needed stitches, and the finger is fractured. His big brother did it, but it might not be what you think. Big Bro was […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

5 Reasons Why You Need More Honey in Your Life!

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Honey is used everywhere in everything : in our cooking and baking, in skincare products, in-house cleaning items and even in medicine. You know it has to be good for you, but do you know why? What does increasing your consumption or your use of honey can do for you and why is it so […]

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End of Summer Giveaway ~ Over $1000 in Prizes ~ CAN/US 08/12

End of Summer Giveaway ~ Over $1000 in Prizes ~ CAN/US 08/12

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the End of Summer Event! Lots of great prizes! The giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and ends on August 12, 2015! Good luck!     Welcome to the end of Summer Event. Where did this summer go? Seems like the kids were […]

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Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

| July 28, 2015 | 2 Comments

Like all things you expose yourself to during pregnancy, you need to take care with essential oils. These oils have been used for aromatherapy for centuries, and have many beneficial effects on the body and mood, but at the same time you do not want to use any that are detrimental for your health, or […]

Continue Reading

Manage Your Cards with the UGO Wallet #UGOWalletStart

Manage Your Cards with the UGO Wallet #UGOWalletStart

| July 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

My wallet is crammed full of stuff. Besides bills and change, there are photos of my kids, the important cards (you know, I.D., debit and credit cards), as well as countless loyalty and rewards cards from different retail locations I use whenever I go out. It’s like playing a sliding puzzle game to find places […]

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Let Your Little One Enjoy Their Safe Play Area with the Artbee Foldable Playmat! ~ Giveaway CAN 08/24

Let Your Little One Enjoy Their Safe Play Area with the Artbee Foldable Playmat! ~ Giveaway CAN 08/24

| July 27, 2015 | 41 Comments

  The Artbee Folder Playmat was developed by a mother who wanted to provide the safest & fun space for kids & toddlers. Artbee Playmat is now available in Hong Kong, Canada, and Germany. This playmat can be easily be transformed into different play structures such as a sofa, tunnel or the play partition. This […]

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Nectarine Lemonade with Strawberries

Nectarine Lemonade with Strawberries

| July 24, 2015 | 8 Comments

A sweet and refreshing lemonade recipe using nectarines, strawberries, freshly squeezed lemon juice and agave. Enjoy! Ingredients: 6 cups water 4 tbsp agave 2 nectarines, pitted, peeled and pureed 10 strawberries, hulled and pureed 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 4-6 whole fresh strawberries Directions:  Pour the pureed nectarine and strawberry juice through a mesh strainer […]

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Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 23, 2015 | 39 Comments

 Manicures are always fun to get, but being a mom to 3 kids, two of them toddlers, doesn’t give my hands a fighting chance of looking good a few days after having my nails done. I am also rough on my hands, so manis don’t stand a fighting chance very long on my nails. When […]

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Exotic Summer Scents with #LampeBerger

Exotic Summer Scents with #LampeBerger

| July 23, 2015 | 5 Comments

Summer is here, but there are those rainy days that just take all of the fun out of the season. It’s days like these that make me think of warm, lazy days on a tropical beach far away from the drizzle and gloom of the bad weather outside of my window. One way I try […]

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Curious George 3 Colouring Sheets

Curious George 3 Colouring Sheets

| July 22, 2015 | 6 Comments

In honour of Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle now available on DVD and Digital HD, I would like to share some  colouring sheet that you can print. Enjoy!  

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Eat at SUBWAY® Restaurants for a Great Cause This Summer! #YouShareWeShare #Ottawa

Eat at SUBWAY® Restaurants for a Great Cause This Summer! #YouShareWeShare #Ottawa

| July 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

Raising funds to help children and keeping the money raised in communities local is the aim of The Children’s Miracle Network. SUBWAY® Restaurants and SocialMoms invited Ottawa Mommy Club to help spread the word about what SUBWAY® Restaurants wants to do for the Children’s Miracle Network in the city of Ottawa through this sponsored post. […]

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Back to School Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ CAN and US 08/15

Back to School Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ CAN and US 08/15

| July 20, 2015 | 5 Comments

  Sponsor: Your Life After 25 Host: Canada US Win and Save Although it feels like Summer just started it’s almost time to get back to school. Its sad to start thinking about it but summer really is half over! Before you know it you need to get all the school clothes, supplies and don’t […]

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