Browsing Category : Things to Do

Facing My Fears & Embracing Skiing


If you had told me a year ago that I would be skiing, I would have laughed in your face! If you had told me that not only would I have skied, but I would own all my own equipment, I would have probably peed my pants laughing! But alas, here we are, and all of the above is true.  I…

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Creating a 2017 Vision Board


So in my post last week (Wednesday Weigh In – Volume 1: Happy New Years & Getting Back on Track) I mentioned that I was thinking about creating a vision board for 2017 instead of setting resolutions. Since I’ve set resolutions in the past with no avail, I decided last year to stop setting them and set out with intentions…

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Start the New Years Countdown Early with Netflix


I don’t know about you, but my kids are always excited to celebrate on New Years Eve. As much as they would be totally fine to stay up until midnight to celebrate, they’re not quite at the age yet where they can and not be a grizzly bear the next day! 😉 So I still try to make their New…

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Summer Time Fun in Your Own Backyard


Social media is great, really – I am living proof how amazing it can be and how many opportunities can come from meeting new people on social media outlets that I likely would never have on my own away from a computer. But there is also something about social media that can sometimes make you feel badly about yourself as…

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Bad Moms Ottawa Premiere, YOU WANT TO GO!!!!


THANK YOU EVERYONE, THE 20 PASSES ARE ALL GONE!!! 🙂 Have you seen the trailer for Bad Moms yet!? If you’re a Mom like me, you’ll want to go see this!  In this new comedy from the writers of The Hangover, Amy has a seemingly perfect life – a great marriage, over-achieving kids, beautiful home and a career. However she’s over-worked,…

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Want to Go to the Lego Imagine Nation Tour in Ottawa? {Giveaway}


Have you heard about the Lego Imagine Nation Tour that is going across Canada this summer? If you have a Lego lover in your household, this is an event you won’t want to miss out on, we already have our tickets!!  What is the Lego Imagine Nation Tour? Come experience a combination of hands-on fun of LEGO building with interactive digital…

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Making Maple Syrup at Home


My husband’s family have a little sugar camp, but they haven’t boiled maple syrup in a few years, so this year I asked told him that he should tap some trees here at home and we could make some syrup here. It would be fun, I said. I will help, I said. Righhhttttt….. But actually it WAS fun!  So a…

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Kid Friendly, DIY Bird Suet


Our winter was mild and without much snow, until that is, the past couple of weeks. With the snow and freezing rain, comes “snow days” from school, and today marks our 5th one in 14 days! Oy! Since I work from home, on snow days the kids are home with me. They keep themselves pretty occupied for the most part so I…

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Our Day at Calabogie Peaks


While I am known to dislike winter, I have to say that this year I have been outside more times this year than the past 10 winters combined, I kid you not! However, while I may not like winter, it doesn’t mean that my kids have to follow in my foot steps. Ava asked last year if she could go skiing, and…

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