Tag: Ottawa

21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 12, 2020 | 13 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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How to Prepare for Winter Power Outages in the City

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment
How to Prepare for Winter Power Outages in the City

Winter is the season of blizzards and ice storms, which can cut off transportation and electricity over a wide area. Rural folks are pretty used to it and usually have generators and wood stoves on tap. It’s a bit harder for city people to go without power for an extended period, but it’s not impossible. […]

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Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

| December 24, 2019 | 12 Comments
Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa Bright lights. This is one of the Christmas traditions my children and I love to see around the holidays season. We get a sense of wonder and delight at how lights can make whatever they adorn magical. When we heard that Glow Ottawa was coming to Canada’s capital, […]

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15 Family Holiday Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| November 20, 2019 | 5 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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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review

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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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 8, 2019 | 0 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 Click on the link […]

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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 11 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

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

Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa #Review  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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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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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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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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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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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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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 autism spectrum […]

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Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region

| January 4, 2018 | 15 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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