As you would have noticed over the last few years since moving to Ottawa, I have made a concerted effort to showcase the city in a refreshing way. I think for a long time there was a stigma associated with the nation’s capital – one I can admit I didn’t help to stop in my youth – that it has no culture and nothing to get excited for.
Since moving here I think I’ve helped you realize that that isn’t the case. 2023 is off to an exciting start and we have yet another festival to look forward to on bank street starting on March 17th that you’re not going to want to miss!
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It’s so strange to me to think that last year was the first time I ever went to RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa. While Toronto was home for over ten years before moving to Ottawa to save for adoption with Julio, I lived in the city for a long time before that and I can’t wrap my head around the fact that as a music lover I never attended. That or maybe at 39 years old, I just can’t remember if I did….
Either way, the 2023 lineup was recently announced that there’s a reason why everyone is loosing their minds over the line up. Let’s talk about it!
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Okay okay, I have to admit the title is a bit click bait-y, even for me. But after recently hitting the one year mark living in Ottawa again after ten amazing years in Toronto, I have to admit it’s not the city I once knew. Over the last few years Ottawa seems to have propelled itself forward in exciting ways, has developed distinct and incredible neighborhoods, and has me a bit flabbergasted at how cool its become. Let me tell you why!
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With the province of Ontario on track to safely continue its reopening measures, this summer has become the season of freedom and reconnecting with the things and people I love. From seeing my niece and nephew again for the first time in months IRL, to weekend trips with Julio while we do the long distance “thing”, I’m all about sharing experiences with you all to inspire and make you smile. Having planned out several trips this summer together when we aren’t apart, I wanted to take the time to tell you why you should consider a staycation (for those of you who also call it home) or vacation weekend in Ottawa. The nation’s capital is ready to make your memories more beautiful and I can’t wait to tell you why!
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