Easy Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Fall

  The nights are getting cooler and the leaves will soon begin to change.  Fall is here and with it comes sweater weather, baking, colourful leaves, warm soups and harvest stews.  I can almost feel the seasons changing when I step outside and that’s my cue to make some seasonal changes indoors too. Inspiration is […]

Out to the Orchard

It’s October and that means it’s peak season for apple harvesting. Orchards all around the Ottawa area are open and some of best-tasting apples of the year are ripe for the picking. Our local Apple orchards offer a ton of fall fun for all ages.  Itching for an autumn outing?  Take a drive to the […]

Thanksgiving Weekend – Around Town

  Fall Rhapsody- Gatineau Park   A must-see for the whole family.   Saunders Farm Haunting Season is now underway at Saunders Farm in Munster.  The Farm launched its most eek-citing and delicious Haunting Season ever. Visit a Pumpkin Patch It’s not to early to get pick out the perfect pumpkin for this year’s spectacular […]

Create a Workspace

1.Build your Back to School Toolbox: All the tools we need to complete homework are in the box: pens, pencils, calculators, computer. We used the school supply list provided from our school to make sure we filled our boxes with everything we would need for our work space. If you kids like to find another spot […]

Five Minute Lunches

Make it a Muffin Kids love muffins.  Make them bite sized for easier handling.  Try these recipes. Morning Glory One Bite Apple   Sandwich Bar Lay out the lunch fixin’s for the kids to make their own. Bread (buns, wraps, bread) Cold Cuts Cheese Veggies Tip:  Not big on bread.  Make a lettuce wrap.   […]

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List!  Everyone needs one What’s on your bucket list…. Is it to visit one or all of our  7 National Museums (in person or Virtual) Heading to the top of the NAC for their Summer series Tuesday/Wednesdays nights Sitting on the grounds of the History Museum for a spectacular show of the Les […]

Summer Must Haves

School’s out and kids are looking forward to lazy days, action packed-adventures, summer sports, water play and exploration.  Mom in the Know has some tips on making this summer a fun one.  Make sure that you have this year’s must haves ready before the last school bell rings. Start with a bucket list Work together […]

Pack it all in Canada Day

Stand out in a crowd. Use a bright coloured backpack. The bright colour allows you to be recongizable in a crowd. Keep food cool. Pack a lunch bag cooler. A tip for keeping things cold is to freeze your juice boxes overnight and use them as ice packs the next day. It’s a great treat at […]

Make a Canada Flag

Our red and white maple leaf flag was first raised over Parliament Hill 58 years ago on February 15, 1965. Celebrate Canada Day with your family by making a special flag of your own. Hand painted Canada Flag Here’s an easy one.  Grab some paper and red paint.  Let the creativity begin.  Canada Flag Playdough […]

Fresh Local Farmers’ Markets

Our local farmers’ markets are bursting with in-season produce and now is the time to start making your weekly visits.  Beyond the fresh flavours and friendly producers, there are many other benefits to browsing the market stalls. You Can’t Beat the Freshness Straight from farm to market, you’re likely going to be purchasing produce that was […]


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