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Fall Splendour at the Sugar Bush

We all know sugar bush season gets underway as winter turns to spring… but did you know that fall is an amazing time to visit a number of Ottawa’s nearby sugar bushes? There are a few that are open in autumn, and it makes for a fabulous…

Fun at the Fair: A List of Upcoming Fall Fairs in the Ottawa Area

There is so much fun to be had during the season of fall in Ottawa. I recently posted about one of my favourite autumn activities – apple picking, and now I want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the great fall fairs there are…

It’s Apple Picking Time!

The summer went by WAY too quickly for my liking, but fortunately that means fall is just around the corner – and I love fall. Already the leaves on the trees are showing signs of changing, and apple picking season has arrived! I love taking my kids out to the…

Making Picture Perfect Memories with Magenta Photo Studio

It’s crazy how much kids change over such a short amount of time. Looking back on photos of me from a year ago and I basically look the same. But looking back at a photo of your four year old, or two year old from a year ago…

The Summer Fun Continues at Mont Cascades Waterpark

This week I got to cross something off my “summer to-do list”, when I took the kids to Mont Cascades Water Park. To be honest, this summer has been going by WAY too quickly. With the wet summer we’ve had so far, and a busy…

Sharing My Heartbreak: Talking About Miscarriage

I admittedly haven’t been as active on my blog this summer as I would like to be. And the truth is, the subject of this post is not what I started this blog for. My blog is generally a place where I share my favourite spots in Ottawa…

Mosaïcanada : A Garden Spectacular Not to be Missed

The Canada 150 celebrations have brought a lot of unique events and fun to the Ottawa region. One of those wonderful anniversary events is MOSAÏCANADA, a spectacular horticulture event that combines sculpture with gardening. The MOSAÏCANADA event has been running for a few weeks now, and I finally…

The Canadian Music Competition Serves Up the Talent

Any music lovers out there? Really, who doesn’t love music? I never grew up playing an instrument. There was a piano in our house, and my sisters both took lessons for a while, but I was busy with sports and dance and I never learned. I regret it…

Strawberry Season Has Arrived

Berry lovers rejoice, strawberry season is upon us! Who doesn’t love strawberries? Strawberry pie, strawberry smoothies, strawberry shortcake… I’m all over it. I love the chance to get out and pick my own strawberries with the kids. It’s a really great family activity…

Where to Celebrate Canada Day In & Around Ottawa

Canada Day is coming up quickly, and I haven’t yet decided where we should be celebrating the big 150. I know that this is THE year to go downtown and take in all of the Canada 150 festivities, but I admit I am very intimidated at the thought…