Best in the West.. Ottawa to Eat

I am a self-confessed lover of food...and proud of it. Part of what appeals so much to me about being able to live in Ottawa is our access to such a variety of amazing food!! The multi-cultural influence....the quality of local products available to chefs...and the relationships between restaurants and locals makes for a [...]

Best in the West.. Ottawa to Eat2020-03-05T03:37:28-05:00

Royal star-gazing at the Diefunbunker

Growing up in rural New Brunswick allowed me something that has been difficult to experience now that I live in the “big city”…….the experience of star-gazing! I could wander into the fields, and except for the occasional interrupting neigh of a horse, be able to dream a child’s dreams with only the light from the [...]

Royal star-gazing at the Diefunbunker2020-03-04T14:16:46-05:00

Tis Fair Season!

Old Home Week! It was the magical fair in Woodstock New Brunswick that we all looked forward to each year. In our household, because my father showed horses and always went in the parade, it was also a time of work….polishing harness …which by the way….is hard work and NO FUN!! But it was [...]

Tis Fair Season!2019-09-20T08:44:04-04:00

Chose your own adventure this long weekend by Boat or Horse

The first time that I went to Upper Canada Village was about 15 years ago at Halloween. I am not a huge lover of “Disney-world-ish” spots….and feared that this might be one. It was NOT.  It is amazing that just one hour and 12 minutes away is all that it takes to go back in time [...]

Chose your own adventure this long weekend by Boat or Horse2019-08-30T23:42:07-04:00

Save the Date! Discovering Ottawa & Grace in the Kitchen

We are on top of things this year! Planning ahead for many exciting events with both Discovering Ottawa and Tasting Ottawa. We have booked our annual private shopping evening with our favourite local store, Grace in the Kitchen for November 26 6:30 to 8:30 pm. As always, the store will close down to the public [...]

Save the Date! Discovering Ottawa & Grace in the Kitchen2019-07-24T09:24:58-04:00