Tag: Ottawa

Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

Summer is finally here, and we are thrilled to be able to spend gorgeous sunny days at venues like the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Lately my littlest, Hudson, has been especially intrigued by farms and “moo cows” as he calls them, so when I asked him if he wanted to go to the farm, it […]

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Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

| May 20, 2019 | 13 Comments
Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy The first activity I did with my kids were swim lessons. I was anxious to get them into the water as soon as they could (which is recommended at 3 months). Of course, at such a young age they aren’t learning to swim, it’s like a playgroup […]

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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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Fall in love with HIT #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/17

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fall in love with HIT #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/17

Fall in love with HIT Sticking with a fitness routine can be tough; luckily we make it easy! In 30 minutes with HIT Gloucester you will get a full-body workout with both cardio and strength training elements. No class start times gives you the flexibility to fit us into YOUR schedule, rather than working around […]

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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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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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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 10 Comments
Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters! The Harlem Globetrotters are back, Ottawa! The Canadian Tire Centre will be hosting them on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 p.m. Crowds will see some of the greatest athletes and entertainers show off their one-of-a-kind show in the world of family entertainment.  Fans will get to watch to see if […]

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The New Ottawa Craft Show Everyone is Talking About! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

| March 6, 2019 | 10 Comments
The New Ottawa Craft Show Everyone is Talking About! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

The New Ottawa Craft Show Everyone is Talking About! Have you heard?  The Spring Ottawa Craft Show is coming to the Centurion Conference & Event Center on March 30/31st, 2019. Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Come visit some of Canada’s best up and coming Artisans, Crafters, and Gourmet Food […]

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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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Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

| February 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids On Thursday February 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community like Camp Quality. This summer might still seem far away to most […]

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My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

| February 21, 2019 | 24 Comments
My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre I stumbled upon My Gym Ottawa’s awesome gymnastics classes from another Ottawa mom’s Instagram stories. It looked so cool that I knew I had to check it out for myself, and when I showed Jax, he was so excited, we just couldn’t wait to get there to try […]

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Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

| November 29, 2018 | 12 Comments
Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature Cool days have moved  in to Canada’s capital. Luckily, things are heating up with the return of Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature. It is a bright and warm exhibition that introduces live, tropical butterflies to visitors that they would […]

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15 Family Holiday Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| November 26, 2018 | 4 Comments
15 Family Holiday Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

15 Family Holiday Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa It is here! The holiday season is upon us in Canada’s capital region. With the snow already falling, it already looks a lot like Christmas. Would you like for your family to get into the spirit of the festive season? Have this list of 15 Family […]

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Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

| October 22, 2018 | 9 Comments
Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm Halloween is approaching and there is no better place to be to get into the spooky spirit than Saunders Farm! I recently posted about their summer time activities, but Halloween is where they take it to the next level. It’s a new tradition that we take the whole family to […]

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Our Kids Private School Expo in Ottawa on October 28th!

| October 17, 2018 | 2 Comments
Our Kids Private School Expo in Ottawa on October 28th!

Our Kids Private School Expo in Ottawa on October 28th! The school your child attends has a profound impact on his or her success. The right school just as the wrong one, can make a lasting impact, which is why so many Ottawa area families are beginning to research private schools as an option. For nearly 20 […]

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Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

| October 3, 2018 | 11 Comments
Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours  Did you know that the Rideau Canal is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage site? There is more to this site than it being known as the world’s longest skating rink. The summer is a great time to venture along this canal and learn its history. Many residents […]

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16 Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa

| September 27, 2018 | 4 Comments
16 Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa

16 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 fall family activities happening in and around the city for your family to enjoy! We have put together a list […]

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Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 09/19

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 09/19

Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical A group of kids. A substitute teacher with a dream. A love to rock out! This is what School of Rock – The Musical is all about! Broadway Across Canada is bringing this show to the National Arts Centre for families to enjoy!   […]

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

| September 7, 2018 | 4 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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Bottle Drive Returns for Roger Neilson House On September 8-9

| September 3, 2018 | 6 Comments
Bottle Drive Returns for Roger Neilson House On September 8-9

THE HAPPIEST MOMENT OF MY LIFE The happiest moment of my life came on June 22, 2018, at the Roger Neilson House – a place that, I must admit, I didn’t know too much about, but a place that I knew I never wanted my children to ever have to go to.  As an employee […]

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Let’s Break Out the Teal with TealFest on August 25th!

| August 17, 2018 | 2 Comments
Let’s Break Out the Teal with TealFest on August 25th!

Let’s Break Out the Teal with TealFest on August 25th! As previously published on OMC, Ovarian cancer takes the lives of five Canadian women every day. There is no screening for ovarian cancer, and its symptoms are vague and often go undetected and undiagnosed. TealFest is proud to continue its partnership for the second consecutive year with […]

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PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

| August 14, 2018 | 3 Comments
PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW My son is an avid biker and just love his bike. Well, anything with wheels is his jam, really, and anything to do with sports. He is, what I call, a cautious risk-taker, calculating and analyzing the risk before taking it. I made a point of […]

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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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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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