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Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

| November 30, 2016 | 124 Comments
Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

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Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

| October 20, 2016 | 8 Comments
Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

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New Restaurants at Walt Disney World in Florida

| October 5, 2016 | 15 Comments
New Restaurants at Walt Disney World in Florida

The magical atmosphere Walt Disney World creates in its parks is also present in its restaurants. Here’s a list of new and upcoming restaurants that will have you craving to go back for more. Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza – at Disney Springs A modern pizza joint that allows you to customize your own artisanal pizza. Pick […]

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Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 10 Comments
Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

  Orlando is the theme park capital of the world and definitely a top destination for Canadians to visit! Value is still top of mind, so we wanted to pass along some top travel deals and new attractions for Canadians to keep in mind when planning their 2016 travels in Orlando.  ·         What’s New in Orlando […]

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Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 5 Comments
Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

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Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

| July 25, 2016 | 9 Comments
Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Summer 2016 has just begun, you are enjoying the hot weather, cottage life, outdoor activities and BBQ’s. Your plans for 2017 are the furthest thing from your mind right now. You still have 6 months of 2016 to live to the fullest! Yet, if you are thinking of going on a 2017 vacation to Walt Disney […]

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Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| June 13, 2016 | 13 Comments
Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

My love of camping developed as a slow burn. I initially hated the bugs, the outdoor toilets, or lack of any at all, sleeping on a lumpy tangle of twigs and the general discomfort involved in sleeping outdoors. But as my husband (an avid outdoorsman) and I started to discover some beautiful provincial parks and […]

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May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer #ChurchAndDwight

| May 18, 2016 | 9 Comments
May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer #ChurchAndDwight

May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer After a winter that seems to never end, I am looking forward to warm spring days in May. For many Canadians, May is the unofficial start of summer and Victoria Day is the first long weekend in a set of many that the summer months bring. […]

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Fun Family Vibes at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto ~ Review

| April 21, 2016 | 9 Comments
Fun Family Vibes at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto ~ Review

My daughter and I had an amazing opportunity to visit Toronto to it’s fullest thanks to Tourism Toronto and the Chelsea Hotel during March Break. It was our first ever mother-daughter out-of-town trip, so this one was super special to both of us! I will share with you our fabulous experiences and adventures throughout the following few […]

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7 Staycation Tips for a Week of Fun ~ Giveaway CAN 04/10

| March 8, 2016 | 101 Comments
7 Staycation Tips for a Week of Fun ~ Giveaway CAN 04/10

  7 Staycation Tips for a Week of Fun   Usually for March Break, our family stays in Ottawa and spends time relaxing at home after a long winter, snowshoeing, visiting local museums, or going to my favourite malls for spring shopping; however this year, I was invited with my daughter to a media trip in Toronto and will be taking […]

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Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

| December 30, 2015 | 10 Comments
Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada     During the long weekend in September, my family and I headed to Toronto for back to school shopping, take in a Blue Jay’s game, and to visit a few attractions such as the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, the largest indoor aquarium in Canada. It’s conveniently located next to the CN […]

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Disney Park Planner Printables‏ ~ Free

| December 15, 2015 | 11 Comments
Disney Park Planner Printables‏ ~ Free

  You are finally visiting Disney with the kids. They must be so excited! You started to plan your stay months in advance and are finding ways to occupy your kiddies for the journey to the park. Going on a trip with a family takes a lot planning before hand to make sure you see the main […]

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4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

| December 4, 2015 | 8 Comments
4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

Traveling has always been a passion of mine. No matter how far from my doorstep I go, I love getting away and have new experiences. One of the places I have never been to is Iceland. It is unlike any other destination in the world, so of course I would love to have the chance […]

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5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

| November 24, 2015 | 8 Comments
5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

Montebello is located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec in the Outaouais region. It’s about 45 minutes north-east of Ottawa. I had the pleasure of visiting this picturesque city with my family this summer and would like to share my 5 favourite attractions to visit in Montebello.     ChocoMotive ChocoMotive is an artisanal […]

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Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

| November 9, 2015 | 5 Comments
Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

The drop in temperature has really got me longing for the lazy summer days that passed us by only a few short weeks ago. This got me thinking about places my family and I could go where we could kick back and soak up the sun for a few days. I spoke with my sister […]

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Unforgettable Experience at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello #MomentsLCM #OutaouaisFun

| October 22, 2015 | 6 Comments
Unforgettable Experience at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello #MomentsLCM #OutaouaisFun

    Fairmont Le Château Montebello was founded in 1930 as a private club. At the time, it was quite an extraordinary amazing achievement as the red cider pavilion was built-in only 4 months. Up to 1970, le Château was used as a retreat for the “Seigniory Club”, where members from Canadian businesses and the political world such as Prime Minister Lester […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

| September 24, 2015 | 8 Comments
Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

Prior to our most recent visit, the last time my family and I were at Upper Canada Village was during their annual Alight the Night festival (in minus 30 degree weather). And while I highly recommend visiting the village at that festive time of year I also recommend visiting every other time of year – including […]

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Fall into the Fall National Women’s Show ~ Giveaway and Discount Code ~ Ottawa Area 10/15

| September 21, 2015 | 25 Comments
Fall into the Fall National Women’s Show ~ Giveaway and Discount Code ~ Ottawa Area 10/15

Ladies, it’s back! The Fall National Women’s Show has returned to Ottawa so you and your group of girlfriends can kick back and have a great day out! This season’s show takes place from October-24-25, 2015 at Ernst & Young Centre in Ottawa South. I had a great time at the Spring Show, and I […]

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7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

| August 18, 2015 | 19 Comments
7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

With friends and family across Canada and around the world, we are a family that loves to travel. We enjoy jumping on a plane for faraway adventures, but equally love opportunities for a nearby road trip to spend time together and explore: from Ottawa we’ve traveled frequently to Prince Edward County, Montebello (QC), upstate New […]

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Summer Essentials Giveaway for Women from Church & Dwight ~ CAN 09/22

| August 10, 2015 | 90 Comments
Summer Essentials Giveaway for Women from Church & Dwight ~ CAN 09/22

Summer is such a fun time of the year with the kids being out of school! Each summer, we tend to have two to three getaways during the months of July and August. For the last 2 years, we have headed out to the States visiting Syracuse and Lake Placid, but this year we decided to […]

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A Summer Escape for the Family

| July 15, 2015 | 16 Comments
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 […]

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July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
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 […]

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Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

| May 19, 2015 | 14 Comments
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 […]

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