Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

Wakey, wakey … February 2nd is National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

Started by a mom in Rochester, NY at the mid-point of winter, National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day is, according to Wikipedia, now celebrated in countries all over the world including Canada, Nepal, Namibia, Germany, New Zealand, Honduras, China and Israel. Whether it’s six more weeks of winter or not, The Merry Dairy reopens on February 2! Come on down between 8am and 2pm for a waffle… Read more »

A $5 tag to say thank you for 2018!

What a year 2018 was! Our first full year of operation included lots of new flavours, a fantastic team, and some awesome events. And as 2018 comes to an end, it’s a reminder that a great time to give is now. For the final weekend of 2018 before we close for the month of January, The Merry Dairy will be giving… Read more »

Here’s to Orkidstra!

There are so many great organizations in Ottawa that do so many great things. One of those is Orkidstra. This month, Merry Dairy customers learned that a portion of their purchases was going to help sponsor a child in one of Orkdistra’s wonderful programs. We are happy to report that we reached our goal and were able to raise over $500! Thank you… Read more »

Three Merry Procrastination Cures … and the best cure of all!

The days are counting down. Slowly but surely, the nightly glow of holiday lights is a reminder that proctrastination is no match for the annual moment when you realize that Christmas wins once again …. Here are three procrastination cures … šŸ™‚ Cure #1: A Merry Dairy Gift Card! Pick up a card in store at 102 Fairmont, or get a virtual card at shop.themerrydairy.com! View… Read more »

Dull objects, Halloween hair and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Boo! Three events to mark the occasion ….. Event #1 – Meet the Neighbours – Bring Your Knives Things around Halloween seem dull? Things like knives, scissors, shears, garden tools and lawnmowers? With winter coming, stay sharp! JC’s Mobile Sharpening will be at 102 Fairmont Saturday, October 27th from 1-5pm to grind the dullness away from the Halloween… Read more »

PS* – I Love You? But what about cinnamon, funfetti or cookies & cream?

Whether or not you’re hosting, need a host or hostess gift, or you’re the one who has been tagged for dessert, this is the time of year to profess love of pumpkin spice.             View this post on Instagram                   pumpkin with vanilla ice cream in one slice! Cakes… Read more »

15 minutes longer …

School starting? Summer ending?   Remember Labour Day weekend when you were a kid? Is there a weekend with more mixed up emotions about the return to school and the end of summer?   Maybe there was that feeling that summer could just last 15 minutes longer … And this weekend, on Sunday and Monday, The Merry Dairy Truck seeks out summer… Read more »

Dinner? At The Merry Dairy?

Every once in a while we are lucky enough to partner with someone very special. And on a Monday!! Tonight, Monday, August 13, Sula Wok, home of the Tibetan Momo (and much much more), visits 102 Fairmont beginning at 5pmĀ and will have items from their amazingĀ menuĀ available for take-out until 7:30pm. Then at 7:30, The Merry Dairy will close early for our (back-to-school??) staff party… Read more »

Today it’s peaches, Wednesday it’s …..

Do I dare eat a peach? It’s the dare of a season. And is there anything as sweet and worth waiting for as an Ontario peach? Poet Li-Young Lee‘s ode to roadside peaches speaks to the reaches we’ll go for peaches. And now that they’re in season, we have the reason to put the squeeze in for some all-natural, store-made peach ice cream. Available beginning this afternoon, Sunday,… Read more »

Some of our all-star reviews …

… don’t appear on Google, Yelp, Facebook, Instagram, or reviews on our local media such as the Kitchissippi Times or Ottawa Citizen – they’re dropped off in the form of letters or drawings by kids.     One of those letters was from Max – who wrote us to suggest a new sundae, called the ChocoMAX, (which is available all summer at the special price… Read more »