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Author Archive: Meagan Dalby

I am a Calgary girl transplanted to Ottawa (via Australia, Tunisia, Mexico, et al), working for the public service. I’ve been married for three years, I’m mom to two year old Charlotte, a three year old feline, and we’ll be welcoming a little man to the family this summer. I’m also an avid cyclist, hiker, yogi, reader, coffee-lover and all around busy-body.

I blog about everything that is going on in and around town: festivals, special events, my favourite yoga studios and great restaurants because I think that the ‘Hottawa’ is a fun and fabulous place to live. Find me at @thehottawa.

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Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/24

| February 24, 2017 | 41 Comments
Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/24

  Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra As mentioned in a previous post, remaining active both pre- and post- baby has been a priority for me. I enjoy a variety of activities such as strength training, yoga, running, swimming and hiking. Finding appropriate fitness apparel that is also nursing-friendly has been a challenge, however. I was really […]

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Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| February 22, 2017 | 53 Comments
Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

 Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa One of my goals this year was to be a more conscious consumer, especially when it comes to clothing for my family and I. In short, no more “fast fashion”, purchasing our clothing either from small businesses or second-hand instead. That’s one of the reasons I was […]

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Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

| November 17, 2016 | 6 Comments
Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

WE Day Ottawa November 9, 2016 started as a sombre day for many, as people across the world awoke to the results of the American election. Luckily for me, the day’s mood had a quick turnaround, as I attended high-energy, positive and inspiring WE Day Ottawa, along with 16,000 local students and educators. WE Day […]

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Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/30

| September 1, 2016 | 77 Comments
Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/30

    Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda We received the Peaceful Panda from Cloud b on the first day that I was at home alone with my 2.5 year old daughter and my 2 week old son. Talk about good timing! I really thought that this adorable plush would only be useful […]

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5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

| June 27, 2016 | 8 Comments
5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

If you’re an expectant mom, you’ve likely heard that exercising throughout pregnancy can bring with it a host of benefits for both mom and baby: it can give you more energy, reduce your chance of developing gestational diabetes, help you stay more comfortable and pain free throughout your nine months, reduce stress and may help […]

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