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Marvel Universe Live! Ottawa ticket #giveaway and discount code

Marvel Universe Live! is coming to the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa at the Canadian Tire Centre from July 31 to August 2, 2015. With 6 performances, including one in French, there should be a time that works for almost anyone who wants to attend! Show Times Schedule Date  Morning  Afternoon  Late Afternoon Evening Friday, July 31 7:00 PM Saturday, August 1 11:00 AM  3:00 PM 7:00 PM Sunday, August 2 11:00 AM 3:00 PM French Performance Our Read more […]

Spring into warmer weather with Kidorable

As a long-time Kidorable fan, I’m used to being asked “Where did you get that adorable {rain coat/rain boots/towel}?” when we’re out and about. I feel good about recommending Kidorable to friends and strangers because I know that their products will stand up to whatever kids throw at them! We have had enough sun and above-freezing days that I am starting to believe that spring is in fact going to make it to Ottawa soon, and my oldest daughter cannot wait to wear her new Mermaid rain coat to Read more […]

What I learned from #AltonBrownLive in Ottawa

A few important things I learned from the Alton Brown Live show in Ottawa last night: Trout ice cream should not be a thing, but carbonated chocolate ice cream sounds like heaven! Beware of airport shrimp cocktail. Don’t forget the salt (which came in handy as I was making sourdough bread today and did, in fact, almost forget to add the salt) How to properly toss pizza dough! I had no idea it was all done with the back of your hands and now I can’t wait to try it when we make pizza this Read more […]

Easter activities in Ottawa

This is the first Easter since we’ve lived in Ottawa that we’re staying home and not hosting any visitors, so I’ve been looking for fun ways to spend our time together as a family. Here is my list of what kid-friendly activities are happening April 3 through 6, 2015: The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum (aka “The Farm”) has lots going on! Easter egg hunts for the under 6 crowd, “Signs of Spring” hunt for the older kids, food demonstrations, and of course all of the animals! These activities Read more […]

The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their show to Ottawa (#giveaway)

The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2015 Washington Generals’ Revenge Tour to the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Sunday, April 12, 2015 and it’s sure to be a good time for the whole family! It has been five years since the Globetrotters and Generals have faced off, as the Generals have been searching far and wide for the best players to retool their roster and have been preparing for one thing, a victory over the Globetrotters. Perfect for all ages, this one-of-a-kind show Read more […]

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