Kettlemans033For anyone who has ever hosted football games at your house for a season, you know what a big commitment it can be. You have to clean your house, pay your cable bill, and cook a ton of food in order to keep super energetic sports fanatics happy…

When you originally decide to be the football hosts for the season you think “This will be fun!” However, after cooking dinner for 30 hungry people for the 3rd time in one week, the fun kind of fades away.

Kettleman’s Bagel Company is going to share with you, a few tips on how to keep the enthusiasm all season long. Read more

What Do You Recommend?

Kettlemans017Upon visiting a restaurant for the very first time, or maybe even the second and third, there is one thing we always ask the waitress, or the person standing behind the counter…”What do you recommend?” More often than not the server will respond with a general statement such as, “It’s all good.” What is one to do with this answer? After being given this type of response, you are in no way closer to narrowing down your order. Read more

holiday cardAs seasons begin to change, and we start to redecorate our homes, the overwhelming urge to host a party begins to set in. We have pumpkin spice candles burning, cinnamon brooms tucked away around the home, and that crisp autumn air flowing through our open windows. With such a feel good setting, why suppress this urge?

However, there are a few more things you will be needing in order for your party to be a success. In an effort to have you named the best party thrower in town, we are going to share with you a few of our favorite party DO’s. Read more

kettleman's bagel co.School is just around the corner and that means there are many things that need to be taken care of before the year begins. With busy schedules pulled between work, home life, kid’s activities, and just day to day duties, it’s easy to overlook things that need to be addressed. Today we are going to share with you, a few essentials that should be added to your “To Do Before School” list. Read more

03D60812 copyFirst dates are a big deal. We all know this. If the date goes well, there will be second date and possibly a long term relationship. If the first date goes horribly wrong, odds are you missed your chance with that person. With the possibility of a relationship hanging in the balance, choosing what to do on a first date can be a big cause of stress.

In an effort to make your life a little easier, and your first date go a little smoother, today we are going to share with you some of the best first date ideas for the Ottawa area. Read more

Kettlemans021At Kettleman’s Bagel Co. we are known for our undeniably fresh bagels and spreads. We prepare our bagels from traditional methods, right before our customer’s eyes, so you can always rest assured that we are sticking to our roots.

However, one thing people often forget about at Kettleman’s, are our irresistible baked treats. We offer a variety of delicious goods, baked to perfection.

Today we are going to share with you, a few of our most highly requested baked treats to consider for your next visit to Kettleman’s. Read more

_M3F4942If you have ever experienced Kettleman’s Bagel Co for yourself, you already know what makes Kettleman’s the best. You’ve experienced the warmth, the freshness, the savings, the availability, and all that is Kettleman’s. For those of you who have yet to expose yourself to this delicious and wonderful experience, you will want to by the time you finish reading.

There are so many things to love about Kettleman’s, so many things about the place that just make you want to stop in for a bite, but today we are going to share with you a few of our absolute favorites. Read more

kettleman's bagel co.Planning a day spent with your children is a wonderful idea. Depending on what you decide to do with the day, this could be a memory that lasts a lifetime. Coming up with interesting things to do with children on a day off is tricky.

We are going to share with you, a few of our favorite parent and child activities to take part in around Ottawa. These ideas will be budget friendly, and you child will love them. Read more

kidsSummer in Ottawa is the most beautiful time of year. The weather is warm, the sky is blue, and you don’t have to wear 10 layers of clothes! With all of this perfect weather, we tend to want to spend a little more time outdoors than usual. Picnics are the perfect way to spend time outside in the fresh air, while enjoying the company of your family.

Today we are going to share with you, the 5 best foods to bring along with you on your next picnic adventure. Read more

03D60812 copyWith summer in full swing, there is no better way to spend your days in Ottawa than by heading to the beach! The weather is warm, and the water is refreshing.

When planning the perfect beach day with your friends or family, there are certain things that you should always bring along. We are going to share with you, all of the components necessary for having the best beach day possible. Read more