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How to Make Personalized Stepping Stones with your Kids

| June 12, 2019 | 9 Comments
How to Make Personalized Stepping Stones with your Kids

How to Make personalized Stepping Stones with your Kids After a long winter of being cooped up in the house, children are ready to shed those extra layers of clothes and get outside for some much needed sunshine. In addition to scampering up and down the backyard, youngsters can enjoy structured activities like spring gardening […]

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Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

| June 4, 2019 | 4 Comments
Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada!  Summer is a great time to be open to adventure. Have you thought about getting out into the great outdoors to escape and go wild? Parks Canada has just kicked off their 2019 season! I was invited to go on an outdoor adventure at Thousand Island National Park […]

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Flower Dirt Sundae Cups Recipe

| May 24, 2019 | 16 Comments
Flower Dirt Sundae Cups Recipe

Flower Dirt Sundae Cups Are you looking for something interesting to serve at your child’s birthday party? Chances are you’ll remember these fun treats from your own childhood – or a similar version. These Flower Dirt Sundae Cups are not only fun to make and cute to look at, but always a hit at parties […]

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Travel Destinations Walt Disney World

| May 22, 2019 | 8 Comments
Travel Destinations Walt Disney World

Maybe you’ve never been to Disney before, or perhaps you haven’t had the chance to travel there in years? Fortunately, the Walt Disney World of today has something to offer for everyone! Here are a few tips for visiting the most magical place on Earth! Travel Destinations Disney World Plan your trip reasonably! First and […]

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Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

| May 1, 2019 | 16 Comments
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

How to Really Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is dedicated to some of the hardest working and most patient people in the world. Moms are always there for you no matter what. They work hard to take care of their kids and to point you in the right direction so you […]

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Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

| April 25, 2019 | 5 Comments
Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum Did you know, our nation’s capital has MANY incredible museums? They are so fun to visit all year long but during our cold winter months, we were especially grateful to have these establishments so close by for exploring and keeping us busy. Ingenium Museums 3-in-1 Membership One of our […]

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Should You Purchase A Disney World Annual Pass?

| April 24, 2019 | 6 Comments
Should You Purchase A Disney World Annual Pass?

Should You Purchase A Disney World Annual Pass? Last year, when I was planning a family visit to Walt Disney World for January 2019, it didn’t even occur to me to purchase a Disney World Annual Platinum Pass for myself versus a Disney World daily park ticket. In my mind, I thought the price must […]

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Five Disney Experiences for Adults

| April 17, 2019 | 12 Comments
Five Disney Experiences for Adults

At Walt Disney World, the magical enchantment can be experienced at any age… Especially as an adult! There’s so much to see, so much to do, and so much to eat and drink that you may not know what to choose! To get you started, here are Five Disney Experiences for Adults you might not […]

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10 Disney Travel Tips for Adult First-Timers

| April 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
10 Disney Travel Tips for Adult First-Timers

After many months of learning how everything works at Disney, and experiencing it with my own eyes, I have compiled a list of 10 Disney Travel Tips for Adult First-Timers I’ve learned along the way that I wish I’d known before taking my first Walt Disney World trip! From the moment I saw my very […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 8, 2019 | 9 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

Easter weekend is happening in just a few weeks! Are you curious to know what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy! 12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa 1. Easter at Billings Bridge […]

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Top 5 Travel Tips to Norway – Everything You Need to Know

| April 4, 2019 | 8 Comments
Top 5 Travel Tips to Norway – Everything You Need to Know

Top 5 Travel Tips to Norway – Everything You Need to Know Norway is one of the most beautiful countries on our planet; however, trips to Norway don’t necessarily have to be crazy expensive. Nature is what makes Norway outstanding and we would most certainly suggest visiting Norway to enjoy the sights, scenery and Northern […]

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21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 12, 2019 | 10 Comments
21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time of year. Below are 21 spring family fun events and activities […]

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Flower and Garden Festival Experience in Disney World #DisneySMMC

| March 5, 2019 | 8 Comments
Flower and Garden Festival Experience in Disney World #DisneySMMC

Flower and Garden Festival Experience in Disney World Flower and Garden Festival at Walt Disney World is a transformative event in Epcot. It makes Disney World’s second theme park even more beautiful and engaging. Every spring The landscaping gets a makeover. Stunningly detailed topiaries populate the park in celebration of favourite Disney Characters. Of course […]

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Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa ~ #Review #Giveaway 04/05

| March 4, 2019 | 12 Comments
Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa ~ #Review #Giveaway  04/05

Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 04/05 One of our family’s favourite indoor activities is frequenting the amazing museums we have in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. As a child, my favourite museum memory was the Crazy Kitchen at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. They underwent an $80 Million Dollar Renovation After closing […]

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Top Romantic Winter Getaways

| February 19, 2019 | 11 Comments
Top Romantic Winter Getaways

Top Romantic Winter Getaways You can always have snow and ice in wintertime. Therefore, if you believe shushing together down a ski slope is romantic, go for it. Then, cuddling by a roaring fire in the ski lodge will help warm up the blood and feelings of romance. Conversely, you may prefer to have your […]

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Family Spring Break in Florida

| February 18, 2019 | 8 Comments
Family Spring Break in Florida

Family Spring Break in Florida Florida has miles and miles of coastlines with glorious beaches and ideal weather for visiting in March! If you don’t have your family spring break vacation plans yet, and you’d like to soak up some sunshine on your child’s school vacation, look no further than the Sunshine State! Here are […]

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Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World #DisneySMMC

| February 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World #DisneySMMC

Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World The most recent addition to the Epcot schedule of annual Festivals is the Festival of the Arts. This is a fun filled and unique exploration of art in its many forms and it’s a wonderful time to visit the park, because the weather is cooler […]

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Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 7, 2019 | 89 Comments
Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Learning Made Fun with DK Canada Learning can be a challenge for children, especially STEM subjects. If these subjects are put to young learners in a way that interests them, there is more of a chance that kids will want to delve more into it. DK Canada has a collection of books that focus on […]

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How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation #DisneySMMC

| January 22, 2019 | 2 Comments
How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation #DisneySMMC

How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation Planning a trip to Disney World can be a bit overwhelming with all the accommodations and ticket choices before you arrive and then all the Park choices and ride options once you get there. This article will guide you through the different choices available to help you plan […]

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How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter #DisneySMMC

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter #DisneySMMC

How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter When some people plan their Walt Disney World vacations in the winter, they figure that they are in for a real break from the cold. They pack nothing more than shorts and tank tops, only to get there and realize that it […]

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A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

| January 2, 2019 | 5 Comments
A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum There are so many great attractions to visit with kids in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. On the top of our list is the Canadian Museum of History, in particular the Children’s Museum. It’s great on those yucky winter days when it’s too cold to play in the snow […]

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17 New Year’s Eve Crafts For Kids

| December 21, 2018 | 10 Comments
17 New Year’s Eve Crafts For Kids

17 New Year’s Eve Crafts For Kids New Year’s Eve is a time for having fun with the whole family. If you have kids, part of the fun can definitely be craft-related. What follows is a short list of projects, suitable for kids of all ages. Chances are, your kids will have a hard time […]

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Why Disney World Is Good For Adults Too

| December 12, 2018 | 9 Comments
Why Disney World Is Good For Adults Too

Why Disney World Is Good For Adults Too Walt Disney World is more than kiddie rides in the Magic Kingdom and meet-and-greets with Mickey and friends. This Florida hot spot can offer the ultimate vacation destination perfect for adults looking to escape the stress of daily life. Disney World, complete with four Disney theme parks […]

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DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

| December 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament This Rudolph tealight ornament are so cute, don’t you think? With the exception of the battery-operated tealights themselves, you may already have all the other necessary supplies on hand. This is a fun holiday craft project that even younger kids can help you with, as long as supervision is provided. Paint […]

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