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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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Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music?

| July 10, 2017 | 6 Comments
Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music?

    Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music? Over the past twenty years there’s been a slow decline in the number of schools in Ontario that employ specialist music teachers. In 1997, roughly 60 percent of all public schools employed music teachers, down to 40 percent at present. The […]

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Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala‏ ~ Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa 06/05

| May 26, 2016 | 19 Comments
Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala‏ ~ Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa 06/05

    Dust off your dancing shoes!  The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala – one of the hottest parties in town – is right around the corner.      Created in 1992 by the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002), then Governor General of Canada, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards recognize Canada’s most […]

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How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

| December 7, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

    How to Make Money Selling Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods It has never been a better time to be a crafty or creative person looking to sell artwork or vintage items online. Numerous sites enable you to create a revenue stream from home. And, while you have the luxury of being your […]

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Family Fun at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

| May 28, 2015 | 9 Comments
Family Fun at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

The Ottawa International Children’s Festival ran from May 4 to 13, 2015 at Lebreton Flats. My daughter’s birthday was last week so it was a perfect way to celebrate. I went to see Les Parfaits Inconnus, a circus and live music show from Quebec. They incorporated humour, live music, bike tricks, acrobatics and juggling into […]

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Introducing Your Child to the Arts

| April 27, 2015 | 5 Comments
Introducing Your Child to the Arts

I have always had a love of the arts. While I’m not particularly skilled in fine art or music, I have always soaked up any opportunity to watch live music, theatre, or view art exhibits. So, it was only natural that I wanted to share this love with my daughter, who is almost four years […]

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DK Canada Books: LEGO Play Book and The BIG BOOK of Crafts and Activities ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 23, 2014 | 43 Comments
DK Canada Books: LEGO Play Book and The BIG BOOK of Crafts and Activities ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Although, March break was gone before I received the DK Canada LEGO Playbook and The Big Book of Crafts & Activities, we still have so many other opportunities to make good use of them.  They sure will come in handy next March and through out the year. LEGO Play Book Ok, every kid I know […]

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