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Ottawa Museum Exhibits Worth Checking Out

When the weather turns wintery, our family hits up one of Ottawa’s many wonderful museums. We have a number of different memberships because the museums offer such fabulous spaces to take the kids when the temperatures are too frigid for outdoor play (which we’ve seen a…

Where to Find the Winterlude Family Fun

Are you getting excited for Winterlude yet? The festival is just a few weeks away, and 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the annual event. This year Winterlude runs from February 2-19. So start planning your planning now with some help from my list of the best Winterlude attractions…

Ottawa’s Best New Year’s Eve Celebrations for the Family

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close already. It feels like we were just kicking off the Canada 150 celebrations and now the wrap party is underway. 2017 has not been an easy year for my family, and the hardest part is yet to…

Skating on Parliament Hill: The Canada 150 Rink

Have you skated at the Canada 150 Rink on Parliament Hill yet? It’s pretty much the quintessential Canadian experience and we got our turn to test it out this past weekend. It takes a little bit of effort – between booking a skating time slot online and then…

Ottawa’s Best Christmas Attractions

The Christmas season is upon us! Have you started decorating yet? I haven’t yet brought out my decorations, but I am taking a close look at the calendar and planning out when to hit up the different holiday events offered around the capital region. I recently blogged about…

The New Science and Technology Museum Has Something for Everyone

After three years of construction and rebuilding the Canada Science and Technology Museum is set to open! Last month the kids and I got a sneak peek at the ZOOOM exhibit – a really fun hands on area for children aged 0-8 years old. We had a wonderful time…

Tis’ the Season for a Santa Claus Parade

Everyone has different opinions on when we should turn our attention to, and start decorating and celebrating, the upcoming Christmas season. I try to wait until after we have celebrated Remembrance Day, and then I figure it’s all systems go. But, I wanted to at least LOOK and…

Little Kickers Offers Fun and Learning

There are so many great programs out there for kids to be a part of these days. Often it is difficult to decide what to sign your child up for. I know I struggle with whether to put them in swimming, skating, soccer…maybe all of it, or even…

Exciting Unveiling at the Canada Science and Technology Museum

The new and fabulous Canada Science and Technology Museum is less than a month away from opening, and my family is pretty excited. We love Ottawa’s network of fabulous museums, and they are particularly useful during the winter months when we are looking for more indoor activities. So…

Hitting up our Favourite Halloween Haunts

Halloween is just a few weeks away, and I’m happy to say that we have already checked a few things off our October Must-Do List. This past weekend we took advantage of some decent weather and had a great time at Pumpkinferno and Saunders Farm. We made…