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Summer Countdown

At this time next week, I’ll be walking my daughters to school. The big one is starting grade 2, the little one will be going into senior kindergarten, and I’ll be starting my final semester of my college diploma. It seems impossible that our summer is almost over already! There are so many things that we wanted to do but seem to have run out of time for: I’ve only taken the girls to the beach once this year, never did check out a different beach that has an ice cream boat, never bought ice cream Read more […]

Life Lesson: Test Your Waterproof Camera Before You Lose It!

A few years ago, I bought a waterproof, shockproof camera to keep in my purse for when I was out and about with my daughters. At the time, I didn’t have a cell phone that took very good pictures and I didn’t want to haul my DSL to the park with me. I bought this Canon PowerShot D20 from Costco and I’ve used and abused it ever since. It brings me great peace of mind to know that my camera won’t be ruined by a water bottle leak or a little helper who loses her grip when taking a picture. One of Read more […]

What to do in Ottawa this weekend

There so many special events happening in Ottawa right now! Here are a few ideas on where to go and what to do the weekend of June 26-28, 2016. Don’t feel like cooking dinner at the end of the week? Me either! We’re hitting up Ribfest on Sparks Street for dinner tonight. Check out the hashtag #ottawaribfest on various social media sites and be prepared to drool. Ribfest started on Wednesday and is open from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday. The RCMP Read more […]

My Year of Yoda check in

I can’t believe it’s June 1 today! I also can’t believe how little I’ve been posting lately. What can I say – between the end of the winter semester craziness, starting the spring semester (I’m taking one course online and one class at night), finishing up our Sparks year and continuing with my attempt to enjoy running, May just kind of got away from me completely! In case you missed it, back in January I decide that this was going to be my ‘Year of Yoda’ and in March I mentioned that I was going Read more […]

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