Tag Archives: summer fun


Let the wet fun begin! Bunch O Balloons is the ultimate way to make water balloons! Fill over 100 water balloons in seconds with this ready-to-go bunch of self-tying water balloons. Continue reading

Crazy for Making Forts

Now the kids can have their own hideaway or fort – without commandeering the dining room chairs… Continue reading

Fun at the Zoo

By Stephen Johnson So far, 2014 has been the year of animals in the Johnson family.  Whether it has been seeing ducks in the neighbourhood park or touching stingrays at the Granby zoo, our son, David, has been on a … Continue reading

Grill It, Dano!

How sweet it is, when you can serve Sweet Chili Flatbreads right from the grill

Yes, you can whip up a delicious feast on the barbecue while still enjoying the company and the conversation Continue reading

Howl of a Picnic

The Dog Days of Summer are Here… (REALLY!)
BARK’s sixth annual Dog Picnic is Sunday, August 12
(Humans must be accompanied by Fido… ; ) Continue reading

Kids and Culture can Mix

Is it Toil and Trouble to Get Your Kids to a Cultural Event?

Fear not, dear parent. There are plenty of attractions in Ottawa to entice them. Better yet, A Company of Fools brings the dreaded works of Shakespeare delightfully to life. The outdoor productions are funny, engaging and family-approved. Continue reading

Make the Most of Family Fun Month

Did you know August is Family Fun Month? It’s a great reason to make the most of the last weeks of summer vacation. Here are some fun activities to try. Continue reading

Something Fun is Looming

By Rebecca Stanisic A few months ago, something new popped up on the school grounds.  Littered across snow-covered pavement and peeking out from under patches of ice were small, brightly coloured playthings. To the unknowing eye, it appeared that small … Continue reading

Sopping Fun at Mont Cascades Waterpark

  by Stephen Johnson   Hot, humid summer weather was the perfect excuse for our family to visit Mont Cascades Waterpark. Since the park’s website notes that it’s possible to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks on-site, we packed up fruits, … Continue reading

Summer Fun & Learning at Watson’s Mill

Manotick’s Watson’s Mill isn’t just a cool historic site and community hub. This summer, Kids aged 6-12 will be part of its Mini-Wheats Summer Camp and kids aged 13-16 will be in its Leader in Training program. Continue reading