Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa designed by chief architect David Ewart in 1912 was influenced by the Beaux Arts style. His design was inspired by features found in castles during the Romanesque and medieval styles of Europe, and has Tudor and Gothic features. This museum brings natural history to life through interactive displays, impressive artifacts, and live species. There is a lot to see and do at this museum, it is a place that will be enjoyed by every age group. 

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Experiencing 4DX at the Theatre

4DX at the Theatre
Have you ever felt like you want to be part of the movie or wished you were there or thought "what if I could smell the space as the actors describe beautiful scenes"? Well, we can almost do this now with 4DX, the immersive multi-sensory experience technology! We were thrilled to watch the release of Warner Bros "Lego Movie 2" in 4DX. 4DX auditorium incorporates motion-based seating that is synchronized with more than 20 different effects which allows the audience to connect with movies through motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen.

Celebrate Love with Hallmark

hallmark valentines day gifts
Love should be celebrated everyday! However, all across the world Valentine's Day ♡ is the day approximately 145 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged industry-wide. This makes Valentine's Day the second-largest holiday for giving greetings cards. Hallmark first offered Valentine's Day cards in 1913 and began producing them in 1916.

Exploring the Joys of Winter at the Ottawa Gatineau Winterlude

We had an opportunity to celebrate the joys of winter in Canada's capital region, Ottawa-Gatineau. The annual Winterlude will be happening until February 18th. There are lots of free activities for the entire family! Check the official Winterlude site for details on hours and locations. There were a lot of fun activities to do despite the cold weather.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Win a copy of Walt Disney Signature Collection The Little Mermaid Blu-ray

To celebrate the 30th anniversary “The Little Mermaid” Dives into the Walt Disney Signature Collection. It will be available on Digital, 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere on February 12th and 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray™ on February 26th. For the first time ever in sparkling 4K Ultra HD featuring a sing-along mode along with over 45 minutes of exciting new bonus features for new and old fans alike to enjoy. 

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Lemongrass House Handmade Spa Products and Giveaway

lemongrass house spa products
Lemongrass House spa products have been available in over 30 countries at top hotels and spas including Four Seasons resorts, Hilton hotels, Banyan Tree, and Le Meridien - now it is available for us to either purchase online or at over 50 stores in 17 countries so we can enjoy these handmade products from the comfort of our home. 

Monday, January 14, 2019

Learn a new language with DK Language titles

DK Language titles
We believe knowing more than one language is a gift, it makes you better understand everything around you and appreciate it more. It is never too late to learn a new language - so we checked out a few DK Language titles. Each of these books have a similar format so we can spend 15 minutes each day, and learn to speak, write, and understand in 12 weeks.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Win a Blu-ray copy of Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

the grinch bluray
Dr. Seuss' The Grinch from Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will be available on Digital January 22, 2019, and on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on February 5, 2019. This film based on Dr. Seuss' beloved tale about a cynical grouch who goes on a mission to steal Christmas from others only to feel his own heart grow three sizes larger through unexpected friendships is a movie everyone in the family will enjoy.

Sewing a Zipper Pouch

zipper pouch sewing DIY
This zipper pouch we sewn using our Brother sewing machine. It is a convenient way to store our game pieces in one easy to access place. Follow these steps and make your own zippered pouch to store anything you want. 

Friday, January 4, 2019

Interesting Reads

Design Your Next Chapter, Happy: The Journal
These are a few interesting books we enjoyed reading Design Your Next Chapter, Happy: The Journal, Rick Mercer Final Report, Saints and Misfits, Written in the Stars, and Thousand Splendid Suns. We also read a few inspiring Biographies in DK Life Stories.