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Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

| September 7, 2018 | 3 Comments
Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, Laurier House is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites. It was home to two of Canada’s Prime Ministers and contemporaries Sir Wilfred Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. What makes this site a must-visit is that it […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 2 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival I was delighted to be invited for the fourth year in a row to bring my family to a show at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival (OICF). This year was the 33rd for the festival, which celebrates the best in live performing arts for children. In addition to […]

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Review: Disney Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland

| February 8, 2018 | 16 Comments
Review: Disney Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland

Review: Disney Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland On select Sundays and Tuesdays, Walt Disney World offers a special event at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park called Disney Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland. Tickets to this event must be purchased separately, it is not included with your Walt Disney World park tickets. Theme park admission is required […]

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Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

| January 30, 2018 | 4 Comments
Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

Imagine a place where the musky scent of fresh-burning logs forever fills your senses; where the notes of nostalgia envelope you like an old friend, where the air is crisp and invigorating. Imagine a place that is surrounded by snow-capped hills and lush, green mountains; a place that brings you warmth even when it’s cold. […]

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Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express #SeeTorontoNow

| November 7, 2017 | 9 Comments
Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express #SeeTorontoNow

  Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express Toronto. It is one of the busiest cities in Canada, and I love visiting it whenever I can. On my family’s latest visit to this mega metropolis, we wanted to try to give our car a rest and to use some of the transit options available. Since […]

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Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

| October 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review Our family’s latest trip to Toronto was one we could not wait to start. This was partly due to our decision to make a stop at an attraction my other half and I had not visited in decades: The Royal Ontario Museum! Now, many may […]

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Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

| August 1, 2017 | 4 Comments
Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the #Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun   Picking a getaway destination soon? Have you considered visiting the Outaouais? Neighbouring Canada’s capital, the Outaouais is a beautiful and vibrant region that holds an abundance of activities for visitors to choose from. Want to discover culture, food and fun? The Outaouais holds all […]

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Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

| June 13, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

  Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! Fun and exercise do not always go hand in hand for many people. Throw learning into the mix and some people may think it is madness! Thinking about this, I received this email in my inbox from my commander: Mission: Visit the Neuron Upgrade Training Station (N.U.T.S.) […]

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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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Find the Facts of #Reptiles at the Canadian Museum of Nature! #Review

| November 8, 2016 | 5 Comments
Find the Facts of #Reptiles at the Canadian Museum of Nature! #Review

Reptiles. Whether they climb, swim, or slither, they are a fascinating group of animals that carry a hint of fascination. The Museum of Nature opened its newest exhibit, Reptiles: Beautiful and Deadly, to help find out some of the facts in a fun way about many animals of this animal species. This exhibit opened on […]

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The Canada Goose Arctic Gallery to Open for Canada 150 at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

| October 19, 2016 | 5 Comments
The Canada Goose Arctic Gallery to Open for Canada 150 at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

The Arctic is one Canada’s most unknown locals in the country. Most Canadians have not stepped foot in this region, yet it is so important to our nation’s identity. The Canadian Museum of Nature announced its 10-year partnership with Canada Goose to reveal plans for their contribution to the Canada 150 celebrations. They announced they […]

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Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 6 Comments
Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

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Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

| August 4, 2016 | 7 Comments
Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

    Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto On a recent press trip to Toronto with my daughter, one of the activities scheduled was a visit to iFly Toronto! Since I have back problems, I decide to forfeit the experience, but my daughter did have a blast!      iFly Toronto is an indoor […]

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Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| June 13, 2016 | 14 Comments
Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

My love of camping developed as a slow burn. I initially hated the bugs, the outdoor toilets, or lack of any at all, sleeping on a lumpy tangle of twigs and the general discomfort involved in sleeping outdoors. But as my husband (an avid outdoorsman) and I started to discover some beautiful provincial parks and […]

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Fun Family Vibes at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto ~ Review

| April 21, 2016 | 10 Comments
Fun Family Vibes at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto ~ Review

My daughter and I had an amazing opportunity to visit Toronto to it’s fullest thanks to Tourism Toronto and the Chelsea Hotel during March Break. It was our first ever mother-daughter out-of-town trip, so this one was super special to both of us! I will share with you our fabulous experiences and adventures throughout the following few […]

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The Ontario Science Centre Makes Science Learning Fun!

| April 8, 2016 | 10 Comments
The Ontario Science Centre Makes Science Learning Fun!

  On Sept. 26, 1969, the Ontario Science Centre, located at 770 Don Mills Road in Toronto, was inaugurated by a radio signal over 1.5 billion light years away that struck a circuit to raise the curtain at the Science Centre. It was one of first interactive science museums in the World. Since then, the Science Centre has […]

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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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5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

| November 24, 2015 | 9 Comments
5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

Montebello is located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec in the Outaouais region. It’s about 45 minutes north-east of Ottawa. I had the pleasure of visiting this picturesque city with my family this summer and would like to share my 5 favourite attractions to visit in Montebello.     ChocoMotive ChocoMotive is an artisanal […]

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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

  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 […]

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Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

| September 24, 2015 | 9 Comments
Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

Prior to our most recent visit, the last time my family and I were at Upper Canada Village was during their annual Alight the Night festival (in minus 30 degree weather). And while I highly recommend visiting the village at that festive time of year I also recommend visiting every other time of year – including […]

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End of Summer Fun at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival #OutaouaisFun

| September 17, 2015 | 5 Comments
End of Summer Fun at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival #OutaouaisFun

I had always wanted to go to the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, so when I was offered passes for the purposes of a review I couldn’t resist! September 3rd to the 7th, 2015 marked the 28th edition of the festival and although the weather was less than cooperative for lift off, there was still […]

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Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

| August 27, 2015 | 6 Comments
Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

Live theatre in the outdoors are a favourite activity for people to attend during the summer. It is especially great for kids because they are not in an enclosed space and they are getting some fresh air while being entertained. The Odyssey Theatre’s Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre holds matinée performances each year to give […]

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