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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 | 9 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 | 4 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 | 13 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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Private School Expo Helps Ottawa Families Make the Right School Choice

| September 22, 2017 | 6 Comments
Private School Expo Helps Ottawa Families Make the Right School Choice

      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 years Our Kids has been […]

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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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5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

| July 11, 2017 | 14 Comments
5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

  5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home Now that you have decided on selling your home, how will you turn your home into the most valuable asset it can be? Your home is undoubtedly the most valuable asset for the vast majority of us. Getting it ready and selling it can cost you […]

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23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

| June 14, 2017 | 6 Comments
23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais     Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. A lot of these events and activities will be celebrating Canada […]

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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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Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

| May 4, 2017 | 3 Comments
Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival Are you looking for a fun festival the whole family can enjoy this spring? Get the gang together to explore a paradise for all ages at the 2017 Ottawa Children’s Festival! This festival is a feast for the senses and is a learning […]

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A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

| April 13, 2017 | 8 Comments
A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

  A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150!   Plants. Some people may not think much of them, but when they are used to create larger than life sculptures, they can be a wonder to behold. MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 has mastered mosaiculture (the art of glass mosaic and the origins of artistic […]

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Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

| March 3, 2017 | 4 Comments
Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show   With spring just around the corner, the Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show is gearing up for this year’s event!  The Shaw Centre will be home to over 30 automotive manufacturers presenting their latest automobiles, trucks and SUVs. It will take place from March 16 – 19, 2017. […]

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Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

| February 28, 2017 | 7 Comments
Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!   Are you a local artist? Do you create one-of-a-kind pieces that are next to none? Are you excited about this year’s Canada 150 celebrations? Then read on to find out about a contest that was made for you to enter! Carlingwood Shopping Centre and […]

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Ottawa Senators Foundation Telethon In Support of Roger Neilson House on March 2

| February 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Ottawa Senators Foundation Telethon In Support of Roger Neilson House on March 2

  On Thursday March 2, 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 Labonte family.   Joanna and Bertran Labonte take life with son Campbell one day at a time, making each as happy and fulfilling […]

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Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 17 Comments
Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

  Kids & Company, proudly Canadian provides high-quality child care and early learning in almost 100 locations across Canada in the United States. Care ranges from full-time, flexible part-time, emergency back-up, and/or camp programs in an innovative and stimulating environment.   Children participate in a variety of proprietary learning and physical activity programs, and enjoy […]

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Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| February 22, 2017 | 53 Comments
Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

 Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa One of my goals this year was to be a more conscious consumer, especially when it comes to clothing for my family and I. In short, no more “fast fashion”, purchasing our clothing either from small businesses or second-hand instead. That’s one of the reasons I was […]

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