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North is the new South at Ottawa’s SmoQue Shack BBQ Restaurant

North is the new South at Ottawa’s SmoQue Shack If sauce dripping flavours and slow cooked goodness is what you are looking for, let me introduce you to SmoQue Shack – Ottawa’s answer to southern cuisine.  You will find them in the Byward Market on York St.  Don’t blink or you will miss the restaurant … Continue reading

Art Is In Boulangerie, Ottawa

Art Is In Boulangerie, Ottawa Inspired by an article in the Ottawa Magazine, Art Is In Boulangerie easily made it on to the bucket list when I saw the mouth watering photo of their eggs benedict.  The fact that they have a huge reputation in Ottawa for amazing lunch sandwiches, perfectly baked artisanal breads and … Continue reading

Ottawa Restaurant Bucket List

“The Ottawa Restaurant Bucket List project – sometimes, I get so caught up planning my next adventure that I forget that there are so many great experiences to be had right here at home too!  Ottawa has so much amazing talent in the kitchen – it was time to make a priority of all the … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland – Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening. A beautiful sight, We’re happy tonight… Walking in a winter wonderland…….

Trees of Hope at the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa

It’s Christmas time…a time for family and loved ones.  A time to reflect on the joys of the season.  A time for the children. I love Christmas…I get all excited about the decorations, the snow and time to relax and enjoy the season with family and friends (of course, a white Christmas with lights glistening … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Merry Christmas from Ottawa

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Ottawa. Christmas in Canada’s Capital….photo taken at Parliament Hill with the Eternal Flame in the foreground. Happy Monday.

Waiting for the snow to fall

Waiting for the snow to fall – Gatineau Park To buy a ski pass or to not buy a ski pass…this is the question we ponder as we sit in Starbucks, contemplating the weather forecast and lack of snowfall.  The deadline to buy discounted season ski passes for Gatineau Park’s 200 kms of groomed trails … Continue reading

A Remembrance Day Message

On the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour…. All across the country and around the world, people are paying tribute to the noble men and women who fought for our freedoms and sacrificed to serve their country and fellow countryman.  In Ottawa, thousands gathered in front of the Tomb of the … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series – Fall Colours

Love the fall – the beautiful, vibrant colours as summer transitions to fall. Happy Monday Morning.

Monday Morning Series – Carp Fair

Fall Fair season is in full swing, and Sept 20-23 mark the 149th edition of the Carp Agricultural Society’s Carp Fair. Brings back so many memories! Happy Monday Morning. related posts: Carp Fair: 148 years and going strong

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