Disney has your holiday movie gifts covered

Do you do a lot of travel over the holidays? This is the first year that we're doing all of our holiday travel in a car instead of a van, so it's the first year in a long time that we have actually had to consider the size of the gifts that we are giving to our families! Movies are a great gift to give and receive: they are easy to wrap, provide entertainment, and don't take up much space in your trunk or your house. Two that will be under our tree (and in our car) this year are new releases Read more [...]

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival is a rock and roll good time

Yesterday was the big day in Ottawa: three performances of Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival! We arrived nice and early to the Canadian Tire Centre so we had lots of time to pick up our tickets, grab a little something to eat, and check out the souvenirs. We had told our daughters before we went that they could each pick out one souvenir, with parental approval, and Ashlyn honed in on a Jasmine doll immediately, while Rowan went for a Jessie doll. From almost the first note, both of my Read more [...]

Ottawa’s countdown to Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival is on!

The countdown to the Ottawa performances of Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival is on! As I mentioned in my earlier post, this show is coming to Ottawa on December 14 (that's next Sunday!) for 3 shows: 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.at the Canadian Tire Centre. Filled with more than 25 familiar friends like Mickey, Minnie, Ariel, the Toy Story gang and so many more, it's going to be fun for the whole family! It looks like Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival is going to be high-energy Read more [...]

Start 2015 on the organized foot with Personal-Planner.com (#giveaway)

Can you believe that there is less than one month left in 2014? This year has just flown by and the plans for next year are already in full swing. I worked with Personal-planner.com earlier this year and I love my planner so much that I had to get another for 2015! There are four sizes available and I really debated between the A5 (5.8" x 8.1"), which I had for 2014, and the Square (5.8" x 5.6"). Ultimately, I stuck with the size that I know and ordered the A5 because I like having the Read more [...]

Watch Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (#giveaway)

Here in Ottawa, December 22 is the first day of the Christmas break for the public schools, which means the beginning of the all-day "Is it Christmas yet? Is it Christmas yet?" line of questioning. Sounds like a great day to plan an outing to see "Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells" presented by Centrepointe Theatres in Ottawa. With two shows, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., there should be a good time for any Junie B. fan to attend! It’s holiday time and everyone’s favorite first grader Read more [...]

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