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20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

| March 29, 2017 | 5 Comments
20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa Now that spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital, families can get outdoors more and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to enjoy and take part in during this time of […]

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12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

| March 7, 2017 | 11 Comments
12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

  March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 12 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their own or with the family!     […]

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Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2017 | 57 Comments
Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada   With February in our rear view mirrors, I am beginning to scramble with plans for that last long vacation period kids have before the end of the school year: March Break! It is great to get the kids out and about, but I know […]

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20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

| February 15, 2017 | 11 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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5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

| February 7, 2017 | 12 Comments
5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities Giving candy, flowers and Valentine cards to loved ones is just one way to spend this special holiday. If you’re searching for a way to make things a little more exciting, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy throughout the holiday. Here are five great ideas […]

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25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

| November 25, 2016 | 21 Comments
25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

The holiday season is upon us! With all of the hustle and bustle of upcoming celebrations before you, there should also be time to spend with your family to enjoy the season. Not sure what to do? There is so much to see and do in Ottawa during this time of year with your family. […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 9, 2016 | 13 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

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 list of some of events and […]

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May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer #ChurchAndDwight

| May 18, 2016 | 10 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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Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

| May 3, 2016 | 46 Comments
Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

I know spring is not even half way over, but I am ready to fast forward to the hot and gorgeous days of summer! Kids will be out of school, and there will be plenty of time for everyone to have fun! DK Canada wants to help you plan out your Summer 2016 with their […]

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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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Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

| February 15, 2016 | 4 Comments
Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

As 2016 is a leap year, I challenge you all: take advantage of the extra day! Try something you’ve never done before as a family and enjoy your time together by embracing the great Canadian Winter. For those living in the Ottawa-Outaouais region, we have created a guide that includes 16 winter family events and activities […]

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15 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa!

| February 4, 2016 | 4 Comments
15 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa!

  15 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa in 2016! Get ready Ottawa! Many of the schools in the city are gearing up for a 4-day weekend to celebrating Family Day! No plans for this weekend? No problem! We have you covered with our guide of things to do and see around the city to […]

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Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

| December 30, 2015 | 11 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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4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

| December 4, 2015 | 10 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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Adventure Awaits with My Amazing Pen Pal – #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| November 26, 2015 | 20 Comments
Adventure Awaits with My Amazing Pen Pal – #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

Do your children love adventure? Do they like to learning about the world, solving puzzles and making crafts? Are you finding it hard to find the perfect for them this holiday season? My Amazing Pen Pal may just be the right gift to give this year! I was excited to be able to review one […]

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

| October 22, 2015 | 8 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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Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| October 8, 2015 | 8 Comments
Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

  My family and I have never been to Parc Omega, located in the beautiful and picturesque Montebello area in the Outaouais region. Somehow, I thought the Parc was seeing a few animals on the trails while passing by in your vehicle with a picnic area. Talk about not informing myself on such an amazing destination for […]

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Again!

| September 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Again!

Sometimes I’ll say or do something cool or funny for the kids, like giving them flips or blasting them with my hairdryer or reading The Book With No Pictures. Just a one-time thing for fun. ONE-TIME. We all have a little laugh, then we move on, or at least that’s what I imagine. I should know […]

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Six Reasons Calypso Waterpark Is the Perfect Date Destination for Adults

| August 4, 2015 | 12 Comments
Six Reasons Calypso Waterpark Is the Perfect Date Destination for Adults

Not long ago I wrote about family fun at Calypso Waterpark, but this time I am going to explain why Calypso is the perfect summer date day destination for adults (also known as, the big kids). My family hadn’t even left the Calypso parking lot when my husband exclaimed that he would return to Calypso in […]

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A Swashbuckling Time at Pirate Adventures – Review and Tickets Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 08/02

| July 9, 2015 | 61 Comments
A Swashbuckling Time at Pirate Adventures – Review and Tickets Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 08/02

Pirates. My family loves them! They having pretend sword fights, trying to find illusive buried treasure, and saying “Arrrrrrrrr!” while they do it all. The one of the aspects of pirate life we have yet to experience is getting to sail the open seas to put all of our “pirate skill sets” into play. We […]

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Family Fun at Calypso Waterpark

| July 9, 2015 | 14 Comments
Family Fun at Calypso Waterpark

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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Adventures in Vegetable Gardening

| April 23, 2015 | 16 Comments
Adventures in Vegetable Gardening

It’s that time of year again when my daughter and I plan out our vegetable garden. It seems that each year we expand the garden a bit more, try to grow something different and plant something too early. This year, we have decided to fill our vegetable garden with: cherry tomatoes ground cherries mini cucumbers […]

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The Ottawa International Children’s Festival is Giving Ottawa Moms Something to Get Dramatic About! ~ Giveaway Ottawa 04/29

| April 20, 2015 | 30 Comments
The Ottawa International Children’s Festival is Giving Ottawa Moms Something to Get Dramatic About! ~ Giveaway Ottawa 04/29

The Ottawa International Children’s Festival celebrates 30 years of bringing the finest local and international performing arts to families in the National Capital Region and beyond! The only festival of our kind in Ontario, we’re beyond excited about our new slate of performances and fun activities for children, and we want your family to be […]

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

| February 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
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 […]

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