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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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Experience Wizard of Oz at the Drive-in of the Cumberland Museum on Saturday August 22nd

| August 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
Experience Wizard of Oz at the Drive-in of the Cumberland Museum on Saturday August 22nd

Do you just love the entire movie? Or maybe there’s one particular character who keeps you coming back. Whatever it is, you won’t want to miss The Wizard of Oz on the big screen from the comfort of your car and while snacking on vintage concessions! The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum is presenting the Wizard […]

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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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Odyssey Theatre Brings Puppet Shows to the Park and Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/17

| June 29, 2015 | 15 Comments
Odyssey Theatre Brings Puppet Shows to the Park and Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/17

    Odyssey Theatre brings puppet shows to the park Lighter than Air floats into Strathcona Park Odyssey’s Theatre Under the Stars partners with Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre to bring entertaining and educational shows to the outdoor stage. To accompany their main show, The Things We Do For Love, there are youth matinees for […]

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Summertime Book Ideas with DK Canada – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/26

| June 25, 2015 | 51 Comments
Summertime Book Ideas with DK Canada – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/26

It’s summertime, and my other half’s birthday is just around the corner. He is a hard person to choose a great gift for because he will go out and buy what he likes on the spur of the moment. One idea I had for choosing the perfect gift for him would be to look at […]

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Michel Lauzière at the Ottawa Children’s Festival

Michel Lauzière at the Ottawa Children’s Festival

Earlier in the Spring, I was contacted by the Ottawa International Children’s Festival and invited to take my family to a show of our choice in exchange for cartooning about our experience. How’s that for an awesome deal? I was honoured and psyched all at once.  In case you aren’t familiar with it (and I […]

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A Ladies’ Day Out at the Ottawa Spring National Women’s Show

| May 6, 2015 | 7 Comments
A Ladies’ Day Out at the Ottawa Spring National Women’s Show

I have not been on a Ladies’ Day with my friends in a while. Our lives are crazy, but I thought it was about time get together with one of my best friends to have a day together. Since my birthday was just around the corner, she suggested going out for lunch. I then heard […]

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Watching The Thrills and Skills of the Harlem Globetrotters

| May 4, 2015 | 7 Comments
Watching The Thrills and Skills of the Harlem Globetrotters

“Basketball is Life” has become a mantra in our home. I played the game throughout my teen years, and now my kids are in love the game. We even had to get each of them their own ball so they can practice their shots and their dribbling skills without having to share a ball. When […]

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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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Marvel Universe Live! 20% off Discount Code for all Canadian Shows ~ April 1-5 #MarvelUniverseLive

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Marvel Universe Live! 20% off Discount Code for all Canadian Shows ~ April 1-5 #MarvelUniverseLive

  Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, has announced their most ambitious live show in its history, Marvel Universe LIVE!  is coming to Canada this summer.  Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this action-packed arena spectacular will put fans right in the middle of one […]

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Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

| March 19, 2015 | 10 Comments
Watching Magic On Ice with Elizabeth Manley and Friends

It was a magical night of bright lights, amazing music, and phenomenal skating at on Valentine’s Day as Elizabeth Manley and Friends took over TD Place made audience members watch the special performance they put together in support of the Youth Services Bureau as well as the Physical & Mental Wellness Program of the Ottawa […]

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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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25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

| March 2, 2015 | 9 Comments
25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, so why not get your kids green with envy about Leprechauns, pot of gold, and Irish luck by reading a St. Patrick Day book with them!  You can purchase these books at Indigo/Chapters/Coles, Amazon or barrow them from your local library.    King Puck by Michael Garland: 006084809X A […]

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Riding the Rails with The Railway Children: A #Review

| January 15, 2015 | 9 Comments
Riding the Rails with The Railway Children: A #Review

A book that has captured the imaginations of children for over a hundred years has been made into a play for the Ottawa Little Theatre’s 102nd season. Directed by Jim McNabb, The Railway Children turned the small stage inside of this theatre into various locations, allowing its patrons to experience what these children did throughout […]

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Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival – A Rockin’ Review

| December 15, 2014 | 13 Comments
Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival – A Rockin’ Review

My daughter is a fan of all things Disney and has not only been to Magic Kingdom where she was lucky enough to witness the fun, dance, music and magic of their daily parades, but has also attended a couple of the Disney ice shows, which also feature the perfect mix of music and fun. […]

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Rockin’ Out with Will Stroet of Will’s Jams in Concert! #Review #Ottawa

| November 27, 2014 | 6 Comments
Rockin’ Out with Will Stroet of Will’s Jams in Concert! #Review #Ottawa

Award-winning bilingual children’s singer/song-writer, Will Stroet , began his tour through Ontario with a stop here in Ottawa! He and The Backyard Band performed at the Bronson Centre – Mac Hall. Rock the Arts, an Ottawa-based puppet company, was also on hand for the event, opening the concert for Will Stroet and the Backyard Band. […]

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Inside The Railway Children with Its Engineer, Director Jim McNabb and Tickets Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/05

| November 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Inside The Railway Children with Its Engineer, Director Jim McNabb and Tickets Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/05

The Ottawa Little Theatre is set to present its 102nd production for the 2014-2015 season! It is an adaptation of Edith Nesbit’s The Railway Children. This book is a children’s classic story is set in Edwardian London. It is about the adventures of three children who are forced away from the comfort of their home […]

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Getting to Know Will Stroet of Will’s Jams

| November 17, 2014 | 7 Comments
Getting to Know Will Stroet of Will’s Jams

My children love music.  When they a great song, they cannot help but to get up and dance and sing along to it! I also love if there is a video for my children to watch so they can see the performer and have fun with them on the screen.  This is why we are […]

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A Once in a Lifetime Performance – Once #Review

| November 13, 2014 | 9 Comments
A Once in a Lifetime Performance – Once #Review

Drama. Music. Dance. Oh, and great comedy make up Once, the Broadway Across Canada musical that is showing at the NAC from October 21-26. I took my eldest for a Ladies Night Out to attend the Opening Night performance of this show. Once is about a Dublin busker and Hoover repairman simply known in the […]

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Planes: Fire & Rescue Games, Recipes and Fun Facts! #Disney

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments
Planes: Fire & Rescue Games, Recipes and Fun Facts! #Disney

THE PLANES ARE BACK IN THE YEAR’s uLTIMATE HIGH-FLYING cOMEDY ADVENTURE!   DISNEY’S “PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE”   Landing on Disney Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD & On-Demand Nov. 4, 2014!   ~ Includes All-New Exclusive Animated Short “Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular” and More! ~   10 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT […]

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Voiced Opinions about Canadian ComicCon Events

| November 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
Voiced Opinions about Canadian ComicCon Events

Taking Canadian metropolis cities by storm are comic book fairs. The month of November offers the exciting opportunity for Eastern Canadian comic junkies to keep that box of dress up clothes out lingering in the open before the Christmas season officially kicks off. The term Comic Con refers to science fiction, horror, manga, and other […]

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Special Pre-Sale Tickets Discount Code for Mike The Knight!

| November 5, 2014 | 2 Comments
Special Pre-Sale Tickets Discount Code for Mike The Knight!

KOBA ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES 45-CITY NATIONAL TOUR STARRING “MIKE THE KNIGHT” BASED ON HIT CGI-ANIMATED SERIES Interactive Family Production Brings Enchantment and Excitement of Medieval Times to Life on Stage Presale begins at 10 am on November 5 for Koba Fans, and general tickets are on sale November 7 and will be available through local box offices […]

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Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Imagination Movers! – A Review on their Recent Ottawa Concert!

Recently my family and I got the chance to go see the all amazing Imagination Movers. My son Marshall is in love with them, and when I saw the chance to get to their show, I jumped on it! (Literally, I was laying in bed and I saw the opportunity to go and I jumped out […]

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