Visiting the Museum of Nature and… the Arctic!


Last weekend my sister and I decided to take Willow to the Museum of Nature. It had been awhile since we had gone there and they had a new exhibit on called “Arctic Voices” so we decided it was the perfect way to spend a cold winter day. Willow loves this museum mostly because of […]

Celebrations: Birthday, Spa & a New Shopping Experience


Today was the sort of Friday that I wish every Friday looked like. After sweating it out during my personal training appointment with Ryan over at Free Form Fitness, I headed home to get a bit of work done before Crystal came over. She and I get together to work on occasion and it is […]

Kids Club Day at the Ottawa Fury FC Game!


Today Willow and I found ourselves at the Ottawa Fury FC game where they went up against the Minnesota United FC. This was a first for both of us as neither of us had been to a professional soccer game before. To put the cherry on top of an already awesome experience, the Fury’s staff […]

Willow Visits the Carp Fair


I loved going to the fair growing up. I grew up in rural Ontario, in a small town just outside of Ottawa (well, many small towns outside of Ottawa), and part of the tradition was going to the county fair each and every year. The rides, the lights, the noise, the greasy food and seeing […]

New York, New York (Day One)


Just a couple short weeks ago, Steve (Willow’s dad) got a call from a local radio station in Ottawa called Live 88.5 with some fab news. He had won an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to see the Black Keys live in concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. When he found out, […]