Author Archives: Hilary

October 03

A food truck love affair: Ottawa’s first annual food truck rally

Hilary Duff (blog/Twitter) lived in Ottawa for four fantastic years while getting her journalism degree at Carleton University. She moved to northern Ontario in mid-2011 to work as a reporter with CBC Radio in Sudbury, but is continuing to foster her love of Ottawa from afar.  “Ba-doop!” Facebook pinged at me, half a year ago. […]

April 25

Help an Ottawa food blogger win her dream job!

One of our favourite food bloggers has the chance to win the opportunity of a lifetime! The very talented Kelly Brisson of The Gouda Life (I hope you love the name of her blog as much as we do) is a Top 12 finalist in Richmond, B.C.’s 365 Days of Dining competition.  The position is basically […]

February 29

Chilli, s’mores-filled children and ripped pants: Mike Reynolds and family go curling

Mike Reynolds (blog/Twitter) is an Ottawa born-and-raised husband and father to two beautiful girls. He’s obsessed with making sure his daughter says ‘daddy and mommy’ and not ‘mommy and daddy’ and with finding junk he thinks will one day be considered an antique. He also blogs about his admitted cluelessness when it comes to raising children.When you […]

The Ottawa Foodie Challenge: a delicious day for an excellent cause

Carolynn Lacasse is a 24-year-old marketing manager at SWIX. She’s also the founder and director of the Ottawa Foodie Challenge, a coffee addict, fashion enthusiast, rookie foodie and token geek. We asked Carolynn to tell us a little more about a delicious upcoming event – the second annual Ottawa Foodie Challenge happening on Sunday, November […]

Undead: A Q&A with Ottawa Zombie Walk organizer Bryony Etherington

Dig out the fake blood and get your torn clothing ready – the sixth-annual Ottawa Zombie Walk rises again this afternoon! The walk takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., starting at the MacDonald Gardens Park in Lowertown and ending at Parliament Hill. We asked Bryony, the two-year organizer of the walk, for more […]