Tag: outdoors

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

| June 23, 2016 | 9 Comments
Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa How awesome is it to find an event that will help create fun family bonding and lasting memories? Even Better? It’s FREE! Round up family, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Arrive early, stake out your section of sand or grass. Bring a picnic, a blanket and a lawn chair, movies […]

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Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

| February 15, 2016 | 5 Comments
Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

As 2016 is a leap year, I challenge you all: take advantage of the extra day! Try something you’ve never done before as a family and enjoy your time together by embracing the great Canadian Winter. For those living in the Ottawa-Outaouais region, we have created a guide that includes 16 winter family events and activities […]

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3 Essentials for Summer Outdoor Adventures!

3 Essentials for Summer Outdoor Adventures!

Summer is here! Here’s a list of 3 essentials for healthy summer outdoor adventures: 1. A glass or stainless steel water bottle.  A re-usable water bottle helps the environment and keeps kids hydrated.  You will also avoid excessive bisphenol A (BPA) exposure from plastic water bottles that are left sitting in the hot sun for […]

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Active Kids: Top Toys to Get Kids Outside

| June 22, 2015 | 11 Comments
Active Kids: Top Toys to Get Kids Outside

This is my front lawn.  It says “kids outside at play.” Summer vacation is just around the corner and the days will soon be filled with sunshine and kids looking to be entertained. Keep the kids off the couch and in the great outdoors this summer by creating your own Activity Jar and filling a bin […]

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Spring Brings New Beginnings

Spring Brings New Beginnings

So  now that the lovely weather has FINALLY arrived, I’ve found myself wondering outdoors and even gardening! Well more like overhauling my backyard and finding flowers! The other day, I introduced Marshall to the new park down our street.  Since all the snow is gone I figured, “hey let’s get some exercise and walk!!” Plus […]

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My End of Summer Bucket List

| August 26, 2013 | 4 Comments
My End of Summer Bucket List

As “back to school” advertising campaigns become unavoidable, it’s clear that summer is already drawing to a close. I spent most of my summer lakeside, kayaking, boating, fishing, swimming, and enjoying campfires with family and friends. The past few short months have been filled with great memories including those of my daughter learning to swim […]

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A Northern Roadtrip to Sudbury, Ontario

| July 2, 2013 | 7 Comments
A Northern Roadtrip to Sudbury, Ontario

I grew up in Sudbury, Ontario. I remember countless summer days blueberry picking, swimming in Ramsay Lake and day trips to Killarney and Windy Lake. When we moved I didn’t know that a lot of people called Sudbury the “moon”. I didn’t understand why. The Sudbury I knew was lush and green and full of […]

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