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Where to eat well in Gatineau and Ottawa with kids

Last fall, we had a great time with our 4 years old boy visiting the Gatineau/Ottawa region for a weekend. Our only plans for the weekend were meeting some friends on Sunday and visiting the Children’s museum. Whenever I’m in vacation, I rely on Yelp to find restaurants. Once again, I was reminded of how practical Yelp is.

The filtering options make it easy to cut down on the number of reviewed restaurants. As a rule of thumb, I focus on restaurants with 40 reviews or more. I also take the time to read the most recent reviews to get a feel of the place, to see if it fits our criteria, what we’re craving for at that moment. Then, I check the food pictures and visit their web site. Frankly, I rarely made bad choices with this technique. Continue Reading


How to make your own greeting cards by Lana Stewart featured on TV

paper shirt by Lana Stewart

My fellow Canadian stationery artist Lana Stewart of Paper Skirt passed on TV for a card making segment at the show Living in Ottawa by CBC.

If you are interested, watch it right away because the show is supposed to be available online just for 5 days.

I particularly like the sewed cards and the look of lined envelops which are so easy to do yourself. Lana’s segment is the first story of the show.

Watch: October 16, 2007 episode of Living in Ottawa on CBC 
Via: Blog of Paper Shirt