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Shenkman Celebrates 10 Years!

Shenkman Arts Centre are celebrating 10 great years in the Nation’s Capital and they’re throwing a party and you’re invited!! It’s a free family friendly block party on Friday June 14th from 4 to 10pm at the  Shenkman Arts Centre

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Support Local For Record Day Tomorrow!!!

I find it’s been a hard winter for a lot of local businesses having to close their doors, this really makes me sad. A few great businesses come to mind from the Carlingwood Family Restaurant who has been there forever

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Busy Ottawa Sports Weekend :)

It’s such a great place to live in our fine Nation’s Capital with so many great sports teams to support from football with the Redblacks, baseball with the Champions, soccer with the Fury and of course two types of hockey

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Supporting Local Talent :)

Sadly the first time I saw this great local comedian named Kyle Brownrigg was at our very first Ladies  Getaway Weekend a few years ago, how many years have I missed in seeing him before 🙁 I can honestly say,

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And The Winner Is….

I gotta say first how proud I am to live in this city where there are just so many funny people!!  I love comedy, from my days of Tim Conway to John Ritter playing Jack Tripper to more, there’s nothing

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Supporting Local Author Michel Weatherall

I’m a huge fan of supporting local because if we don’t support our own then who will.  And if books are involved and great writing then even better too 😉 I stumbled across local author Michel Weatherall when he dropped

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Support Local Book Stores!!

It’s that time of the week where I support local and this week’s nod goes to our great Local Bookstores.  Oh sure I do love my Chapters and Amazon but when I arrive in any new little town, first thing

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Supporting Local Travel Gal

In honor of International Women’s Day and supporting local, today’s shout out goes to Karolle from Savour The World Travel. Truth be told I don’t know Karolle all that well…..yet!!  But the few times we’ve met and chatted, I can

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Supporting A Local Jewel

And here you thought, we were the only Jewel in town but such is not the case with this little jewel all on her own 🙂 With International Women’s Day tomorrow and supporting local, today’s nod goes out to the

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Supporting Local Cat Rescue Lady

International Women’s Day is on Friday and I’m also supporting local so today is about a lady whom I’ve never met but do love her great work. Donna Macrae is the great lady behind Furry Tales Cat Rescue, rescuing our

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Supporting Local Funny Gal

With International Women’s Day on Friday, and starting my supporting local blog last week, today I honor my funny girl Ashley Krawchenko. I love funny girls, Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball kind of set the standard for me back in

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Local Health Girl

Seeing as Friday is International Women’s Day and I started writing about supporting local once a week, this week I’m gonna blog everyday about a great local gal and today I start with my wonderful friend Allison Cochran. I first

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The Impossible Swim

I just had a chat with one of the most inspiring young ladies of our time…..16 year old Maya Farrell who is born and bred right here in Ottawa!! She is truly amazing to me as she has accomplished more

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Chris Borris Local Funny Guy!

I’m the kinda gal who likes to support local and if you throw in some laughs a long the way, then it’s a win-win situation. One of my favorite local laughs is comedian Chris Borris.  I first saw Chris a

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Super Cooper Brothers

The Cooper Brothers for me are just the most amazing band, I have loved them ever since first hearing them on my little red transistor radio when I was a little girl.  Their songs, the harmonies, the music, it’s like

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