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Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

| December 14, 2017 | 2 Comments
Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything   The holidays are one of our most beloved times of the year. It is a great time to be together with your family to enjoy each other’s company. My family has been in holiday mode since our first snow a few weeks ago, and […]

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25 Star Wars Crafts for Kids

| December 13, 2017 | 3 Comments
25 Star Wars Crafts for Kids

Can you believe that the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is coming out this week! I don’t know about you, but my house is going nuts with excitement over the new film. It is the second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following Star Wars: The Force […]

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Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

| December 4, 2017 | 45 Comments
Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

 Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time It’s that time of year again… time to settle in with your favourite snack, a cup of hot chocolate and your favourite Christmas movies! This is a list of top 10 films you don’t want to miss. Which ones are you going to watch first?     A […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

| July 31, 2017 | 10 Comments
20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

    Harry Potter took the world by storm in 2001.  Some of us may even have kids that grew up watching Harry Potter. We have had the pleasure to enjoy all the movies, books, and cartoons released through 2011 and to this day people are still going crazy over Harry Potter books, movies, costumes […]

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Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

| July 7, 2017 | 6 Comments
Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at WE Day Canada #MillionHours! Ottawa was the place to be, not only on Canada’s big day, but on July 2, 2017 as well! Messages of inspiration, change, and hope were the messages of the day as WE took over the capital for WE Day Canada. This event was a […]

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Lightning McQueen is back in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3

| June 20, 2017 | 13 Comments
Lightning McQueen is back in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3

 In Cars 3, Lightning McQueen is up against a new breed of technologically advanced race car. Will he beat the odds and these faster rookie racers?   Synopsis Lightning is in an unusual situation, he is no longer the fastest car on the track. The newest race cars, lead by Storm, are faster and better […]

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23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

| June 14, 2017 | 6 Comments
23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais     Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. A lot of these events and activities will be celebrating Canada […]

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The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2017 | 8 Comments
The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

        The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day What better way to bond with mom on Mother’s Day than by watching great movies together? Let your mom sit back and relax while you eat popcorn and talk about the characters in the movies. It’s a great way to connect and there are many […]

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A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

| April 13, 2017 | 8 Comments
A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

  A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150!   Plants. Some people may not think much of them, but when they are used to create larger than life sculptures, they can be a wonder to behold. MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 has mastered mosaiculture (the art of glass mosaic and the origins of artistic […]

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Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

| March 20, 2017 | 13 Comments
Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

This has been discussed multiple times in our household. My wife and I have both enjoyed the original Beauty and the Beast Movie since it first came out in 1991. As soon as we heard that they were doing a live-action version and that it would star Emma Watson, we agreed to see it in […]

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Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

| March 3, 2017 | 4 Comments
Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show   With spring just around the corner, the Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show is gearing up for this year’s event!  The Shaw Centre will be home to over 30 automotive manufacturers presenting their latest automobiles, trucks and SUVs. It will take place from March 16 – 19, 2017. […]

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Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

| February 28, 2017 | 7 Comments
Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!   Are you a local artist? Do you create one-of-a-kind pieces that are next to none? Are you excited about this year’s Canada 150 celebrations? Then read on to find out about a contest that was made for you to enter! Carlingwood Shopping Centre and […]

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20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

| February 15, 2017 | 12 Comments
20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150   2017 is the year for all Canadian to become excited as we begin to celebrate Canada 150th anniversary of confederation! There will be other festivities happening around our great nation, but nothing like what is going to happen in our nation’s capital! Take a look […]

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The Best Valentine’s Day Movies for Couples and Families

| February 13, 2017 | 6 Comments
The Best Valentine’s Day Movies for Couples and Families

  The Best Valentine’s Day Movies  Watching movies is one of the most popular ways to spend Valentine’s Day. Cuddle up with your love and watch a romantic movie that brings you closer together. If you have kids, gather everyone around the TV and watch great family movies. It’s something everyone can enjoy and below […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 7, 2016 | 57 Comments
Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences!   With the big day arriving soon, one task many of us have to accomplish is hunting down the perfect gifts for loved ones. There are always a few people who seem to have everything or are extremely difficult to shop for. If you are having trouble finding […]

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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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A Ladies’ Night to Remember with #BadMoms ~ Movie Review!

| August 3, 2016 | 4 Comments
A Ladies’ Night to Remember with #BadMoms ~ Movie Review!

What is a “bad mom?” There are so many different parenting styles, it really hard to judge what makes a good mom from a bad one. The makers of The Hangover series decided to tackle this theme in their film Bad Moms. I was lucky enough to have had the opportunity to have attended a […]

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Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

| July 28, 2016 | 2 Comments
Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

How would I describe one of the best weekends of my life in three words? Simple: Fan Expo Canada™.     If your first thought is imagining a comic book convention with thousands of fans, some even going as far as to dress up (also known as cosplay) their favourite fictional characters, then you’re right […]

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Eric Litwin Live! At the Ottawa International Children’s Festival ~ Review

Eric Litwin Live! At the Ottawa International Children’s Festival ~ Review

Polka-dot doo doo doooo… Polka-dot pants, polka-dot pants… Sorry. Just saw Eric Litwin live at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival, and I’m still dancing around to that number.  I think most people with little kids know who Eric Litwin is. His best-selling Pete the Cat books (the first four in the series) sit on most Kindergarten […]

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Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

| June 23, 2016 | 9 Comments
Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa How awesome is it to find an event that will help create fun family bonding and lasting memories? Even Better? It’s FREE! Round up family, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Arrive early, stake out your section of sand or grass. Bring a picnic, a blanket and a lawn chair, movies […]

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21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

| June 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

  Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. Here is a list of summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend and […]

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Desiree Dawson Wins CBC Searchlight 2016!

| May 25, 2016 | 8 Comments
Desiree Dawson Wins CBC Searchlight 2016!

Did you follow CBC Searchlight 2016? Celebrating its fourth year, it is a contest where musicians from all corners of Canada compete for a grand prize worth $50 000! This year’s top four finalists got to perform before a studio audience and CBC’s celebrity judging panel during a prime-time televised broadcast to win the top […]

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Excitement and Learning for All at The Ottawa Children’s Festival! – #Review

| May 20, 2016 | 5 Comments
Excitement and Learning for All at The Ottawa Children’s Festival! – #Review

One sign that spring has arrived for our family is when we attend the Ottawa Children’s Festival. We are always excited to see what will be in store for us with our annual visits. We are never disappointed with the world class performers that this festival attracts every year. It was their 31st year of […]

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