Brookstreet’s Lumiere Gala


Last night, Crystal and I attended the Brookstreet’s Lumière Gala in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. This year’s theme was, “A Splash of Red” and between the decor and the dresses, it was a perfect, merlot-inspired night. If you haven’t been to the Lumière Gala, it’s an absolute must-attend event in the city. The cause […]

My First Football Game with the Ottawa RedBlacks


Tonight was incredible. I attended my very first football game, the Ottawa REDBLACKS against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and it couldn’t have been more fun! I had four tickets for the Club level seating on South side at TD Place and decided to bring along my sister, my sister’s boyfriend and Steve. We wanted to go a […]

All the Fun Was Had at Kate Durie’s Gratitude Kit Workshop


Tonight was so much fun. Willow and I ventured down to The Studio Cafe in Hintonburg for a workshop hosted by the creative, talented and mega-amazing Kate Durie. The workshop was called The Gratitude Kit and it featured a beautiful introduction to gratitude by Kate herself followed by play, play and more play. Kate walked […]

Riding at Wesley Clover Parks

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Not long ago, Willow had the opportunity to go to Wesley Clover Parks and ride one of the horses in anticipation of Wesley Clover’s first Horse Day. Willow had never been on a horse before, other than a pony ride at the fair, so she was really excited about getting on the horse and learning […]

Smirnoff’s Red Door Party


I’m a bit late with this review BUT I wanted to post it anyway because this event was seriously one of the best events I’ve attended in the city. The Smirnoff Red Door Party was put on by… you guessed it… Smirnoff and was held at the Canadian War Museum near downtown Ottawa.  I had […]