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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…

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…

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…

Ottawa’s Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops

I’ve always enjoyed a good cup of coffee, but when I became a mom that cup of coffee became a necessity for making it through the day. However, as soon as you have kids you also discover how hard it is to actually sit and enjoy a hot…

Having a Pancakes Party for Shrove Tuesday

There’s really no denying how much I enjoy pancakes. I mean, this is basically my second blog post in a row about the lovely breakfast dish (see my last blog post for Ottawa’s Top Sugar Bush Destinations). I just checked the calendar and realized that Shrove…

Ottawa’s Top Sugar Bush Destinations

It’s that time of year…sugar bush season is upon us! The weather will start to warm (hopefully) and the snow will start to melt (eventually) and that maple tree sap will start to flow. Where the sap flows, the syrup will follow and that means pancakes…

The Best Thing to Bring a New Mom, and Where to Find It

When I had my first child, it was 2013 and I was living in Vancouver. In the first few days of being a new mom, we had a lot of visitors – probably too many visitors. It seemed like there was a revolving door of loving friends and family coming…

An Afternoon Bite at Aquatopia

It has been a wild week of weather in Ottawa, with freezing rain and snow flurries, and that means spending more time indoors than usual.  After taking the kids to a number of our regular indoor activities, I was in the mood to try somewhere new. My husband’s…