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Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

| June 28, 2017 | 9 Comments
Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome   “Whirlpool has compensated me for my services and my posts, but all posts represent my own opinion” You have probably heard about the state of the Prime Minister’s home here in Ottawa. It is not in the best of shape at the moment, 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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Made in Canada Must-Haves for This Canada Day #ChurchAndDwight

| June 28, 2016 | 5 Comments
Made in Canada Must-Haves for This Canada Day #ChurchAndDwight

  Canada Day has become synonymous with family gatherings, fireworks and cross-country road trips. If you live in Ottawa, it can mean a trip downtown to join in on the fun and the festivities on Parliament Hill! And, while it’s a day of celebration, long car rides or one too many Beaver Tails can leave many […]

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Happy Canada Day #Ottawa ~ Wordless Wednesday

| July 1, 2015 | 4 Comments
Happy Canada Day #Ottawa ~ Wordless Wednesday

   

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Canada Day Red Velvet Cake Pops Recipe

| June 26, 2015 | 26 Comments
Canada Day Red Velvet Cake Pops Recipe

  Cake Pops are really time consuming in the kitchen, but are they well worth the time and effort! These Canada Day Red Velvet Cake Pops will surely have your family and friends asking you for the recipe. Get your kids to help you make them! Enjoy! Happy Canada Day! Cake Pops Recipe Ingredients: 2½ cups […]

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Festive Canada Day Cupcakes Recipe

| June 19, 2015 | 18 Comments
Festive Canada Day Cupcakes Recipe

My family and I are lucky to live in the Nation’s Capital and to be able to enjoy the festivities on Parliament Hill every Canada Day. We usually start the day with watching the Changing of the Guard marching to music and military drills performed by the Governor General’s Foot Guards. Afterwards, you can hear the Carillon Concert […]

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Canada Day Maple Leaf Cookies Recipe

| June 19, 2015 | 23 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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My Canada Day in the Capital

| July 15, 2013 | 2 Comments
My Canada Day in the Capital

I know, it was over a week ago, but I really wanted to share my impressions of Canada Day!  This holiday is one of my favourites, probably because I’m proud to be Canadian, and my mother, who became a Canadian citizen, has taught me how to have pride in the country she has become a […]

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Canada Day Crafts

| June 28, 2013 | 14 Comments
Canada Day Crafts

Maple Leaf Antenna Ball This Maple Leaf Antenna Ball craft will help you show your spirit AND find your car—it’s a perfect gift for kids to make. What you’ll need: Nerf ballistic ball Liquitex Gesso in White Paintbrush Pen Jar (baby food or short jar) Red craft paint Maple leaf craft punch Scrap piece of […]

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You’re Proud to be a Canadian, however You Know You’re Canadian When….

| June 27, 2013 | 13 Comments
You’re Proud to be a Canadian, however You Know You’re Canadian When….

I was born and raised in Montreal, but have been living in Ottawa since 1984. I am very lucky to have met my loving and supportive husband in this city, from which we share two beautiful children. Every year we celebrate Canada Day as a family by attending local community events or simply by having […]

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