Tag: fall

How to Have a Fall Staycation

| November 17, 2017 | 8 Comments
How to Have a Fall Staycation

  How to Have a Fall Staycation If you want to have some fun with your family this fall, you don’t have to go anywhere. Who says vacations are only for the summer, or even that you have to leave home to have one? Staycations are becoming more and more popular and fall is a […]

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13 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes To Make This Fall!

| October 27, 2017 | 12 Comments
13 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes To Make This Fall!

    Pumpkin is the essential fall ingredient. Everyone I know loves and appreciates pumpkin spice in the fall. Not only are pumpkin recipes delicious in the fall, pumpkin is in season which means it’s incredibly affordable. Pumpkin recipes don’t have to be limited to just desserts either. Many people use it in hearty soups […]

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Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu Season #Church&Dwight

| October 23, 2017 | 6 Comments
Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu Season #Church&Dwight

It’s that time of year again! The time for sweater weather, runny noses, chills, and sore throats… Wait, that isn’t the fun part of Fall! You’ve guessed it: with Fall also comes the start of the cold and flu season! Luckily, there are plenty of easy ways to protect you and your family. By following […]

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Whipped Pumpkin Pie Butter

| October 20, 2017 | 12 Comments
Whipped Pumpkin Pie Butter

    Fall. It’s the time of year when the mornings get chilly, and the afternoon sun is warm. The leaves start to fall and all the amazing colours in the trees come out to give us a show. It’s also the time of year when you can find just about any recipe you want […]

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5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

| October 2, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall   Summer is officially over and that means that fall has begun. The great thing about fall—aside from it signaling cooler weather—is that it is the beginning of the holiday season. This means that you now have a real excuse to start decorating your home. If you […]

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Heading To The Cottage? Bring Durable Boots!

| September 28, 2017 | 10 Comments
Heading To The Cottage? Bring Durable Boots!

    Heading To The Cottage? Bring Durable Boots! Before it gets too cold to drive out and take in some of that crispy and cool ocean air, or the freshness of a nearby lake, get your friends or family together and take advantage of last-minute cottage time, and your last chance to take an […]

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Super Easy Pumpkin Bundt Cake Recipe

| September 22, 2017 | 17 Comments
Super Easy Pumpkin Bundt Cake Recipe

    It seems once the air starts feeling a little cooler and the leaves start to turn those gorgeous fall colours everyone goes all Pumpkin crazy, Pumpkin Bundt Cake, crazy that is.  You know what I’m talking about? Everywhere you turn is a Pumpkin this or that. Here is no different.  Once the air gets […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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15 Fall Crafts For Kids

| September 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
15 Fall Crafts For Kids

    Fall Crafts for kids never disappoint. If your kids are anything like mine they live and breathe craft time. It doesn’t even matter if they have a craft project to do, they just want to doodle and glue and cut and glue some more. It’s the best thing since sliced bread at times […]

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4 Great Reasons to Love Fall

| September 11, 2017 | 10 Comments
4 Great Reasons to Love Fall

    4 Great Reasons to Love Fall For many, fall is a favourite time of year. The weather, the food, the leaves turning colours on the trees… it’s all a beautiful time of year. Even if you never thought it was your favourite time of year, you’re going to love fall after you see […]

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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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3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

| October 13, 2016 | 51 Comments
3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

For some people, fall is a season full of colour and wonder. For others, it is a time to escape the cool and wet weather it brings by staying indoors. One way to entertain yourself while staying away from the elements is by reading a great book. DK Canada has a large variety of titles […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

| August 16, 2016 | 5 Comments
5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

    5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School Going back to school is tricky for any kid, but the nerves associated with the first day of a kindergartner are even more pronounced for little ones starting (not to mention their parents!). Consider these 5 tips for making the transition a […]

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65 of the Most Delicious Homemade Soups

| February 12, 2016 | 5 Comments
65 of the Most Delicious Homemade Soups

  Soups On! I can eat soup year round even on a hot summer day (yes, that’s how much I love a bowl of soup), so when comes winter there is nothing more delicious than eating comfy food like a soup with a sandwich for lunch! A soup in a can is nothing compared to a yummy homemade […]

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Fall Decor

| October 28, 2015 | 3 Comments
Fall Decor

In the effort to keep things minimal while we’ve been trying to keep our house looking show-ready, I didn’t do any of my usual fall decorating this year. Other years, this usually includes a runner with spider-web motif, metallic pumpkin, and the clichéd decorative farmers-markety gourds. Faux-fall foliage wreath on the door, that sort of […]

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How to Set the Table for Any Occasion

| October 6, 2015 | 7 Comments
How to Set the Table for Any Occasion

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and fortunes in the past year. It’s also a perfect time of year to visit family and friends or to prepare a special meal to eat at home with them. Our home baked meal includes roast turkey, ham, mashed […]

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars

| September 25, 2015 | 10 Comments
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars

  Pumpkins make delicious fall recipes! They are even better when it’s so easy to prepare and made ready to serve in a Mason jar. This recipe is ideal for a special dessert served with whipped cream to friends or your family members. Enjoy! No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars Ingredients:  Package of Graham Crackers 1/2 cup cold […]

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Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

| September 11, 2015 | 13 Comments
Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

  Just in time for apple season!  You can pick you own apples at any of Ottawa’s orchards and make the Caramel Apples with M&M recipe with your family when you get back home. They also make a delicious treat for Halloween. Your kids will love them!  This recipe will require a candy thermometer.  Enjoy! What is […]

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Escape This Fall with DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 11/30

| October 31, 2014 | 30 Comments
Escape This Fall with DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 11/30

Autumn is here! With autumn comes colder, blustery, and sometimes rainy days that may make you want to stay indoors to enjoy your day. One way you can pass a not so friendly fall day at home is to escape with a book! DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides are a perfect way to stay at […]

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Falling for the Carp Fair

| October 16, 2014 | 5 Comments
Falling for the Carp Fair

I love the fall. Not only does it mean I can break out my plethora of sweaters and warm socks, but it means cozy evenings by the fire under my favourite blanket with a hot cocoa in hand, and colourful hikes along the many pathways and trails in and around Ottawa. It also means fairs! […]

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