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Vacation vs. Staycation

Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

Montebello 2.0

Montebello 2.0

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

Family-Friendly Activities in Texas and Win $1000 #TexasTraveller ~ CAN 03/24

Family-Friendly Activities in Texas and Win $1000 #TexasTraveller ~ CAN 03/24

February is the perfect month to start thinking about summer family vacation. Really, it is! I used to wait until spring to only find out that the hotels I wanted to book for a getaway were already full or did not have the type of rooms suitable for my family. Lesson is learned, so I […]

Food

Easter White Chocolate Bark Recipe

Easter White Chocolate Bark Recipe

  I always thought that making bark looked so difficult to do, but it is actually fairly easy to prepare and so tasteful! I love white chocolate, so this is a treat for me. You can also use chocolate wafers instead and add your favourite nuts or candy. Enjoy! RECIPE To make Easter Bunny Bark […]

Divine Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

Divine Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

  I just love Easter Eggs as they make great gifts for the entire family and the best part is that they are handmade from the heart! This recipe is super easy to create with the kids, so you better wrap them fast or they won’t last for long! Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter 1⁄4 cup butter […]

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

You read it right, Heavenly Easter Cadbury Chocolate Cupcakes! There is actually a Cadbury egg in each cupcake, so just add your favourite flavour. You also dip the cupcake in a chocolate ganache followed by a chocolate buttercream frosting. A batch will definitely not last long and they will make a perfect treat for an Easter […]

Family

Easter Weekend Family Activities in Ottawa

Easter Weekend Family Activities in Ottawa

Ottawa is getting ready for Easter! There are numerous family-friendly Easter events that are happening all over the city to attend and take part in this coming weekend. Here is a round-up of just a few of them that are happening around Ottawa this week!  The Easter Bunny will be a busy bunny as he […]

Natural Remedies for ringworm

Natural Remedies for ringworm

Ringworm is not actually a worm! It is a fungal infection of the skin known as a ‘tinea’ infection, commonly contracted from close contact with others such as at day cares, swimming pools and the gym. Tinea can occur anywhere on the body and starts off as red, raised, very itchy bumps.  Then it becomes […]

Vacation vs. Staycation

Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

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Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

It was a magical night of bright lights, amazing music, and phenomenal skating at on Valentine’s Day as Elizabeth Manley and Friends took over TD Place made audience members watch the special performance they put together in support of the Youth Services Bureau as well as the Physical & Mental Wellness Program of the Ottawa […]

Montebello 2.0

Montebello 2.0

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

Keep Your Toilet Clean with #JustOneClick!

Keep Your Toilet Clean with #JustOneClick!

Does your toilet bowl sometimes look like this? Come on now be honest!   Mine certainly does after a week of not cleaning it, and that’s because we don’t flush the toilet at night since we don’t want to wake up the household fast asleep. I am excited to test the new Lysol® Click gel™ Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner and […]

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Easter Weekend Family Activities in Ottawa

Easter Weekend Family Activities in Ottawa

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ottawa is getting ready for Easter! There are numerous family-friendly Easter events that are happening all over the city to attend and take part in this coming weekend. Here is a round-up of just a few of them that are happening around Ottawa this week!  The Easter Bunny will be a busy bunny as he […]

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Natural Remedies for ringworm

Natural Remedies for ringworm

Ringworm is not actually a worm! It is a fungal infection of the skin known as a ‘tinea’ infection, commonly contracted from close contact with others such as at day cares, swimming pools and the gym. Tinea can occur anywhere on the body and starts off as red, raised, very itchy bumps.  Then it becomes […]

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2015 Vacation Time Giveaway~ Over $1500 in Prizes ! CAN/US 04/20

2015 Vacation Time Giveaway~ Over $1500 in Prizes ! CAN/US 04/20

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the 2015 Vacation Time Event! Giveaway is open to the U.S. & Canada and ends on April 20th, 2015. Welcome to the 2015 Vacation Time Event hosted by Dixieland Reviews and Co-Hosted by A Mom’s Paradise, Susie’s Reviews & Giveaways, Michigan Savings & More, Mom […]

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Easter White Chocolate Bark Recipe

Easter White Chocolate Bark Recipe

| March 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

  I always thought that making bark looked so difficult to do, but it is actually fairly easy to prepare and so tasteful! I love white chocolate, so this is a treat for me. You can also use chocolate wafers instead and add your favourite nuts or candy. Enjoy! RECIPE To make Easter Bunny Bark […]

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Divine Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

Divine Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

| March 27, 2015 | 9 Comments

  I just love Easter Eggs as they make great gifts for the entire family and the best part is that they are handmade from the heart! This recipe is super easy to create with the kids, so you better wrap them fast or they won’t last for long! Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter 1⁄4 cup butter […]

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Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

| March 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

You read it right, Heavenly Easter Cadbury Chocolate Cupcakes! There is actually a Cadbury egg in each cupcake, so just add your favourite flavour. You also dip the cupcake in a chocolate ganache followed by a chocolate buttercream frosting. A batch will definitely not last long and they will make a perfect treat for an Easter […]

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Vacation vs. Staycation

Vacation vs. Staycation

| March 26, 2015 | 2 Comments

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

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The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

| March 25, 2015 | 4 Comments

We’ve all heard or been told the benefits exercising and running in particular has on our health, but for most of us it goes right over our heads and it’s always the same excuses “I don’t have time” or “I have to pick the children up from school and who will cook the dinner?” If […]

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Playdates: Just Call Them What They Are…

Playdates: Just Call Them What They Are…

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…“Fight Club”[1] This week, after an early volleyball game, my team and I went to a local pub to hang out and extend the festivities. We hit upon an interesting topic. Playdates. It was actually a very interesting topic to be having late into a weeknight considering only about fifty percent of the table were […]

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My Little Pony-Friendship is Magic: Adventures of the Cutie Mark Crusaders Activity Sheets!

My Little Pony-Friendship is Magic: Adventures of the Cutie Mark Crusaders Activity Sheets!

| March 24, 2015 | 3 Comments

Activity sheets for My Little Pony fans! Enjoy!

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Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Activity Sheets

Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Activity Sheets

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

Accompany Sofia in her most thrilling adventure yet alongside Rapunzel with activity sheets that will have your children soaring for adventure! Enjoy!

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Super Easy Easter Cakes Recipe

Super Easy Easter Cakes Recipe

| March 20, 2015 | 10 Comments

I am positive that you will enjoy eating these mouth-watering Easter Cakes! Notwithstanding the fact that your kids will think you are the best mom and cook in the world for making them! They look really difficult to create, but it is actually quite easy since you are using a cake box and a tub of […]

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Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

| March 19, 2015 | 8 Comments

It was a magical night of bright lights, amazing music, and phenomenal skating at on Valentine’s Day as Elizabeth Manley and Friends took over TD Place made audience members watch the special performance they put together in support of the Youth Services Bureau as well as the Physical & Mental Wellness Program of the Ottawa […]

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Montebello 2.0

Montebello 2.0

| March 18, 2015 | 8 Comments

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

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Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

| March 18, 2015 | 2 Comments

Digging up ideas for a construction themed party?  You can build a great party blueprint with these clever tips for decorations, themed refreshments and interactive party ideas shared by Jennifer Carver of Spaceships and Laser Beams.  Get out your drafting pencil and jot down some of your favorites!  Boys love to dig, build and even get […]

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Marvel Universe LIVE! The Family Show of The Summer #‎MarvelUniverseLive‬ ~ Tickets Giveaway CAN 3/31 ‪

Marvel Universe LIVE! The Family Show of The Summer #‎MarvelUniverseLive‬ ~ Tickets Giveaway CAN 3/31 ‪

| March 17, 2015 | 4 Comments

After much anticipation, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, launched their most ambitious show in its history, with Marvel Universe LIVE! Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this high-caliber arena spectacular puts fans right in the middle of one of the most electrifying battles between […]

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Registration for the Tim Hortons Spring Cleaning the Capital is now open!

Registration for the Tim Hortons Spring Cleaning the Capital is now open!

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

Cleaning the Capital WIN PRIZES! Register your cleanup online or by calling 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) until May 15th, 2015.   Register before April 14th for a chance to win an early bird prize generously sponsored by Tim Hortons. Register today and join thousands of community volunteers that help keep Ottawa clean, green, graffiti-free and litter-free! You can […]

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The National Women’s Show Makes Its Return to Ottawa! Tickets Giveaway Ottawa Area 04/02

The National Women’s Show Makes Its Return to Ottawa! Tickets Giveaway Ottawa Area 04/02

| March 16, 2015 | 18 Comments

Ladies! Grab your gal pals, whether it be your BFFs, your mom, sister or coworkers and plan on making The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out at The National Women’s Show in Ottawa this spring! This event is favourite for attendees because of all of the shows and the vendors to see and visit all under one […]

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