2017 archive

Don’t forget that LUSH is for your hair too!

Surprise package from @lush is a great start to the day! Looking forward to trying the #becrueltyfree shampoo bar that smells like cinnamon #surprise #lushcanada #lushcosmetics #hair #haircare #ottawa #613 #yow #blogger A post shared by Stacey Arthur (@notjstbabybrain) on Mar 10, 2017 at 8:07am PST I was pleasantly surprised to get an unexpected package from Lush last week, and even more so to open it and find hair care products! I used to use their hair care back in university Read more […]

Disney’s Moana is sailing into homes now (#giveaway)

Ever since we saw the screening of “Moana” in November my daughters have been anxiously awaiting the day that we could own their new favourite movie on DVD. Finally, that day has arrived because Disney’s “Moana” is now available on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD! As I said in my earlier review, we loved “Moana” because she is a brave girl who goes on a dangerous journey to help her people. This is not a princess who is waiting around for her prince to arrive! I fully believe that Lin-Manuel Read more […]

March Break in Ottawa 2017

It’s that time again in Ottawa – March Break is March 13-17, 2017 (that’s next week)! Here are some suggestions for things to do in Ottawa (or wherever you live)! I will always suggest the library first! The Ottawa Public Library has free activities for kids of all ages at all of their branches, and if you have a library card for your child, you can register them online. If you don’t, head over to your nearest branch and get one! When you’re done, you can also pick up some new books and Read more […]

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure is not to be missed!

We just got home from seeing Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, and it got 6 thumbs up! We have seen a number of different Disney on Ice shows in the past, but this one was by far our favourite. There was not a moment of boredom with favourites from The Lion King, Peter Pan (with a bonus Mary Poppins song), The Little Mermaid and the big Frozen finale. From the absolute delight of my daughters when they realized that finally, Daisy Duck was Read more […]

Disney On Ice Presents Passport to Adventure at the Canadian Tire Centre! (#giveaway)

Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure is arriving in Ottawa next week! Featuring a cast of characters from The Lion King, Frozen, Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid, this is a new show to hit the ice at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata. We’re headed there next Friday for the special Girl Guide night and it’s sure to be a great time! We have been a few times in the past to see Disney on Ice presents 100 Years of Magic! so it will be nice to see some new routines. I’m particularly excited Read more […]

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