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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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Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

| December 19, 2016 | 7 Comments
Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

I can’t quite believe my son is already turning 3 years old, the time has just gone by so very quickly and the old adage that when it comes to raising children “the days are long but the years are short” is so true and just a touch bittersweet. When I asked my little boy how […]

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Boiron Family Twitter Party Rules

| October 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Boiron Family Twitter Party Rules

Boiron Family Twitter Party OFFICIAL RULES HOSTS: The hosts of this Twitter Party are Boiron Canada & Ottawa Mommy Club. Moderators: The moderators of this Twitte Party are @CanBlogHouse & @AMotherhoodBlog TWITTER PARTY PERIOD: The Boiron Family Twitter Party (the “Contest”) begins at 8:00 p.m.(EDT) on October 20th, 2016 ELIGIBILITY: In order to win a prize you must be a legal […]

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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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Canadian Turkey: Not Only Served On Holidays ~ Recipe & Giveaway CAN 07/25

| June 21, 2016 | 176 Comments
Canadian Turkey: Not Only Served On Holidays ~ Recipe & Giveaway CAN 07/25

When I hear of a meal consisting of turkey, I automatically think about serving it at Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter. Honestly, I don’t know why, it’s not as if a turkey is only available in the supermarkets during those months! It’s time I change my my way of thinking about when to cook and eat a […]

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Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

| June 15, 2016 | 5 Comments
Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

   2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards are Canada’s most prestigious honour in the performing arts. 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 accomplished performing artists.       Each year, Governor […]

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Share What Having It All Means to You to #Win! #FoodBasics #IWantItAll

| June 2, 2016 | 3 Comments
Share What Having It All Means to You to #Win! #FoodBasics #IWantItAll

  Having it all. What does this mean? As a teenager, having it all was being a journalist, coming home to my super-swanky apartment, having my dinners served to me by my personal chef and vacationing in a cushy hotel room whenever I pleased. This concept has definitely changed and is always evolving as an […]

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How to Start a Small Business in Canada

| May 10, 2016 | 5 Comments
How to Start a Small Business in Canada

  How to Start a Small Business in Canada     Canada is a great country for entrepreneurship. There’s a thriving business community, government support, and best of all, consumer demand for all sorts of things. If you are sick of your 9 to 5 job at a boring company, perhaps it’s time to start […]

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Swing into Spring Giveaway ~ #Win a $20 Home Depot GC ~ CAN/US 04/11

| March 7, 2016 | 148 Comments
Swing into Spring Giveaway ~ #Win a $20 Home Depot GC ~ CAN/US 04/11

   Swing into Spring Giveaway It’s time to start thinking about all those home improvements or decorating projects you are planning on doing this year. What better way to start than by winning a $20 Gift Card from Home Depot!   This giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and ends at 11:59 EDT on April […]

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Lunar New Year Celebrations Giveaway ~ Win a $25 Starbucks GC ~ CAN/US 03/07

| February 8, 2016 | 220 Comments
Lunar New Year Celebrations Giveaway ~ Win a $25 Starbucks GC ~ CAN/US 03/07

  Chinese New Year is China’s most important traditional festival and also known as Spring Festival. It is the most important celebration for families, and last a full week of official public holiday. The lunisolar Chinese calendar determines the date of Chinese New Year. In 2016, the first day of Chinese New Year falls on […]

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway ~ 4 Winners ~ CAN 02/15

| January 25, 2016 | 126 Comments
Valentine’s Day Giveaway ~ 4 Winners ~ CAN 02/15

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to bring you the Valentine’s Day Giveaway!   We have teamed up with 4 amazing companies: Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate, DK Canada, Breakaway Experiences, and Amopé to bring you a Valentine’s Day Giveaway worth over $200 in prizes to be won!  This Valentine’s Day Giveaway is open […]

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Marvel Universe Live in Ottawa ~ A Review

| August 13, 2015 | 11 Comments
Marvel Universe Live in Ottawa ~ A Review

I stood at the front door and yelled. ” Avengers Assemble!” Captain America and Spider-man came running at me and then through me out the door, to the car and they hopped in. One quick picture and we were off to see Marvel Universe Live at the Canadian Tire Centre and all their favourite super heroes […]

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Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

| August 6, 2015 | 67 Comments
Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

Though I have not done enough of it in my lifetime, I LOVE traveling! There is something about the thought of getting away to other parts of the country or to exotic locales a world away that makes me want to pack my family’s bags and explore. When this is not possible, I turn to […]

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A Summer Escape for the Family

| July 15, 2015 | 17 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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Canada Day Maple Leaf Cookies Recipe

| June 19, 2015 | 22 Comments
Canada Day Maple Leaf Cookies Recipe

  If you live in Ottawa, there are so many free family activities to enjoy at most of the Capital Region’s national museums and institutions. Many City of Ottawa Museums are also celebrating Canada Day, including one of my favourite, the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. You can take part in vintage carnival games like ring toss, strong […]

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Amazing Afternoon with The Norwegian Women Soccer Team #Ottawa #FIFAWWC2015

| June 9, 2015 | 5 Comments
Amazing Afternoon with The Norwegian Women Soccer Team #Ottawa #FIFAWWC2015

  Canada is hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup with its host cities in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal, Moncton, and of course, Ottawa. The competition has taken up like a storm with Canada’s diverse cultural communities cheering on their favourite country and teams. My family is a strong supporter of soccer (football), so we got in on […]

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Marvel Universe LIVE! The Family Show of The Summer #‎MarvelUniverseLive‬ ~ Tickets Giveaway CAN 3/31 ‪

| March 17, 2015 | 4 Comments
Marvel Universe LIVE! The Family Show of The Summer #‎MarvelUniverseLive‬ ~ Tickets Giveaway CAN 3/31 ‪

After much anticipation, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, launched their most ambitious show in its history, with Marvel Universe LIVE! Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this high-caliber arena spectacular puts fans right in the middle of one of the most electrifying battles between […]

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My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments
My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

  Ever since my children were registered into recreational sports such as soccer and hockey, my husband and I volunteered with the local youth organizations in the positions of convenor and/or assistant coach. We always thought that it was necessary to teach our children the importance of giving back to their community without being paid for our time […]

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The Stork is Coming to Canada #TheStorkIsComing

| August 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
The Stork is Coming to Canada #TheStorkIsComing

Are you ready for the NEW, over-the-counter conception aid? The Stork is coming to Canada this summer. Available exclusively at your local Rexall Pharmacy. Sign up for special offers and to be notified when it is available in-store here: http://bit.ly/1tfBhFQ #TheStorkIsComing

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