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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…

My Must-Do List for Ottawa in October

October is one of my favourite times of the year. You get Thanksgiving and Halloween in the same month – what’s not to like! It’s also the time where the trees are at their most beautiful here in Ottawa. So, it’s looking like a…

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…