They’re Back! Curious Critters Volume Two (#giveaway)

I did a review and giveaway of Curious Critters in 2011 and we still regularly look at all of the beautiful animals photographed in it, so I was very happy to learn that David FitzSimmons has released a sequel. Curious Critters Volume Two features 20 animals in the most amazing detail. My daughters have loved studying each picture (taken by David himself) since you can see every detail of each animal; it almost seems like they should walk off the page! It's hard to pick a favourite, but the Read more [...]

Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show is just as fun the 2nd time!

It's been a week since we saw Disney Live! Mickey's Rockin' Road Show and my daughters are still talking about what a great time they had! We ended up arriving too late to catch the Disney Junior pre-show, but the girls were so excited by our excellent seats that they didn't mind at all. After the obligatory popcorn purchase, the show started and we settled in to enjoy the show! Perhaps "settled in" is the wrong term to use. My favourite thing about taking the girls to a Feld Entertainment/Disney Read more [...]

Our Biodôme Experience

This week, we wanted to do some special March Break activities to break out of our usual routine and make some fun new memories. One place that we have wanted to visit since we moved to Ottawa isn't in Ottawa at all, but is a day trip away in Montreal. We visited the Espace Pour La Vie Biodôme on Monday and had a great time! Driving from Ottawa to Montreal was no big deal for our kids, who are used to 5+ hour drives each way to visit their relatives. One tip: fill up your gas tank before Read more [...]

Have you heard of SipSnap yet?

If you haven't heard of SipSnap yet and you have small children, I am about to blow your mind. I'm filing this under "why didn't I think of that?" I came across SipSnap on Kickstarter and I'm clearly not the only person who feels this way because the initial goal launch was met within 48 hours! Sativa Turner and Michelle Ivankovic are moms who have taken a very common problem and found an ingenious solution. Have you ever made the mistake of forgetting a sippy cup when you've left the Read more [...]

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