Tag: Ottawa

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 | 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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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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Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

| May 12, 2018 | 2 Comments
Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

The Ottawa Children’s Festival is an event Ottawa families wait all year for and in it’s 33rd year, this year was no different; except that this year I was offered an opportunity to see a performance I may not have otherwise seen – and it was exceptional! I was asked by Ottawa Mommy Club to […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 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 […]

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First Date Problems

First Date Problems

First Date Problems Anytime someone tells me, “I hate driving in downtown Ottawa”, I tell them the story of Hubs’ and my first date, 11 years ago this week. I was living and working five hours north of the city in Val-d’Or, smallish-town Quebec. But I got down to Ottawa often, to see family and […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure 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!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

| March 7, 2018 | 25 Comments
Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!   Shopkins are one of the world’s most popular toy brands. This is all my kids talk about and request (constantly) for gifts or when shopping. Children love finding and collecting the latest characters to add to their collections at home. Koba Entertainment and Moose Toys, […]

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10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

| March 5, 2018 | 6 Comments
10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 10 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their […]

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Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

| March 3, 2018 | 11 Comments
Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children On Friday March 9, the Ottawa Senators Foundation are hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about people and programs making a difference in our community. Meet the Leveque family.     Tay-Sachs disease may have left six-year-old Sam Leveque unable […]

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Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children

| March 2, 2018 | 5 Comments
Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children

Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children     Do you have children who love music? The Manotick Arts Camp is offering weekly music classes for typically developing children and children with developmental delays aged 2-7. All kinds of children can really benefit by this activity! Many children with […]

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10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

| February 7, 2018 | 5 Comments
10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa   Get ready, Ottawa! Many of the schools in the city are gearing up for a 4-day weekend to celebrating Family Day! You don’t have plans for this weekend? No problem! We have you covered with our guide of things to do and see around the city to […]

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Win a Valentine’s Dinner for 2! ~ Ottawa Area 02/08

| January 24, 2018 | 36 Comments
Win a Valentine’s Dinner for 2! ~ Ottawa Area 02/08

Eat Healthy and Save Time with SupperWorks! At SupperWorks, we create delicious recipes, do the shopping, the washing, the chopping, and the clean-up so you can prepare tasty, wholesome meals in a fraction of the time it would take at home!     In less than 2 hours, you can prepare 12 freezable entrées, each […]

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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 5 Comments
18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa   The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities […]

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Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region

| January 4, 2018 | 14 Comments
Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region

    Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region   Winter arrived this weekend with a few inches of snow on the ground. It’s a perfect time to start thinking about enjoying one of Canada’s favourite wintertime activities in the months to come: an old-fashioned sleigh ride. It’s such a serene activity to help reconnect with […]

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Christmas Lights Across Canada

| December 4, 2017
Christmas Lights Across Canada

  Each year, Canada’s Capital Region glows with thousands of holiday lights during Christmas Lights Across Canada. The magic begins with an illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill.      In Canada’s Capital, the winter landscape glows with over 300,000 multicoloured lights during the holiday season. The holiday lights that brighten Confederation Boulevard, Canada’s ceremonial route circling the […]

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