February 2014 archive

Explore! Rescue! Protect! with the Octonauts: To the Gup-X (#giveaway)

NCircle Entertainment has introduced me and my daughters to another great series! The Octonauts are a team of undersea adventurers who’s motto is “Explore! Rescue! Protect!” the animals and habitats below the surface of the water. “Dive into adventure with your favorite underwater explorers, the Octonauts! Join brave Captain Barnacles, daredevil ex-pirate Kwazii, and medic Peso Penguin, along with other Octonauts as they explore the world’s oceans, rescue the creatures who live there, Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Canada vs Sweden Gold Medal Game

Like many Canadians, we were watching the gold medal game on Sunday morning. Ashlyn decided to get artistic and draw us a picture of it! In case you’re not sure, team Canada is red with green skates, team Sweden is yellow with red skates, and the red blob on the left is the goal with a blue-helmeted Canadian goalie with yellow skates sort of lying in front of it. I thought she did a great job! Read more […]

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! captivates in Ottawa

We have been counting down the days until to Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! since I told the girls about it in December. To say that my daughters were excited to see their favourite Disney characters – Mickey, Minnie, and hopefully lots of princesses! – singing and skating would have been an incredible understatement. Finally, on Saturday, February 22, the day had arrived and we were on our way to the Canadian Tire Centre. The first order of business for my girls? Decided on Read more […]

Dreaming of Summer

Am I the only crazy person trying to plan out my summer when it’s still the middle of winter? While the girls are still having fun playing in the snow, I am so done with the cold and snow and amount of effort it takes to do anything! The summer programs fill up so quickly (FYI fellow Ottawa residents, the Spring/Summer recreation guide goes live on February 20 and you can start registering on March 3 at 9 pm for swimming and March 5 at 9 pm for the rest of the programs) and I don’t want Read more […]

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