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Fly Over the Ottawa River

There is a new way to cross the Ottawa River this summer. I was eager to try the zipline but there was only one problem, I am deathly afraid of heights. I was glad I could live the experience through … Continue reading

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Toys Dad will Love

Seriously? Does dad really want another tie? More socks? Yet another gift certificate to a hardware store. Nope. How about getting him something, cool, high-tech and a whole lot of fun? These awesome offerings from HEXBUG® are guaranteed to please. (He might … Continue reading

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Fun Choices for Youngsters

Are your youngsters super excited about hockey, following the amazing performances of Canada’s women’s and men’s teams at the Sochi Olympics? At story time, read one of the Brady Brady books with them for some extra fun.
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A Sanctuary For Feathered Friends

Hope for orphaned and injured birds
By Madeline Kallio

When Kathy Nihei’s heart went out to an injured hummingbird in 1981 and she was able to bring it back to health and release it, she could never have envisioned what amazing miracles would come out of what was to be the Wild Bird Care Centre.

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Rosewood Lemon Body Lotion

w/ Billberry, Sea Buckthrorn and Guava extracts.

– Hydrating formula is blended with 100% pure essential oils of Rosewood and Organic Lemon and natural botanicals. 

– It is fast absorbing, non-greasy, and will nourish and condition skin to give that beautiful glow.

– This lotion is free of petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances and colors, suitable for normal to dry and sensitive skin.

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no!no! Hair

Go Weeks without shaving with no!no! Hair

Revolutionary beauty and grooming products from Radiancy

 

Frequent shaving and waxing can be irritating and costly, not to mention painful! Remove hair painlessly and reduce the rate of hair regrowth with no!no! Hair from Radiancy, makers of the no!no! family of beauty and grooming products. No!no! Hair is an ideal solution for unwanted facial or body hair, for women and men, who can get their body hair under control for the first time. Continue reading

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GO Ottawa! Valleyview Little Animal Farm

Valleyview Little Animal Farm
4750 Fallowfield Road, 613-591-1126

www.vvlittleanimalfarm.com

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Yoga for Youngsters

Getting More Movement Back into Schools
By Iris Winston
Photos courtesy of Catherine Lesage

“I started there with a few kids, then a summer camp,” says Catherine, who now teaches up to 250 children a week, working in both official languages in various locations in Ottawa and West Québec…

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My Kind of Family

 

OFL blogger Chloé Taylor takes a look at what the word family means these days                       

I’m one of those annoying career women who waited until their early 30s (okay, late 30s, but who’s counting?) to consider getting married and having a family… 

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A Vision for Change

Kevin Frost is Making a Difference, One Child at a Time
Story and Photo by Lindsay Ruck

Looking through small holes in thick black glasses and wearing sound-blocking headphones, I tried to listen and take notes…

 

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