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Pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’ coming to 17th Avenue this weekend!

September 21, 2017

This weekend, 17th Avenue businesses are teaming up to create a temporary pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’! By now, you’ve probably noticed that 17th Avenue is undergoing a lot of construction. Three years worth of construction. But a …
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Where to watch Transparent in Canada

September 21, 2017

One of my favourite shows in recent memory is Transparent. The award-winning comedy/drama that tells the story of what happens when a 70-year old man tells his family that he’s transgender. After three seasons, the series has racked up eight …
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Calgary’s Camp Brand Goods donates big money to LGTBQ youth charity!

September 5, 2017

If you ever seen me out and about, chances are you’ll see me wearing something of Camp Brand Goods. Whether it’s their t-shirts, sweaters or toques, if the day requires clothing, I’ll likely be wearing Camp Brand Goods. Not only …
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This Alberta cat had a better summer than all of you!

September 5, 2017

As kids across the country head back to school this week, one of the most popular questions they’ll be asked is: “What did you do this summer?” Well, whatever their answer, I can pretty much guarantee it’s nothing compared to …
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The Best Calgary Road Trips to Teeny-Tiny Towns (Sponsored by Esurance)

August 31, 2017

This post is sponsored by Esurance Please note: Waterton is currently under an evacuation alert due to forest fires. The town is worth the visit, but maybe some other time.  If you’re heading out on a late-summer road trip, you …
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Why Airdrie’s new Southpoint community is closer than you think!

August 29, 2017

This post is sponsored by Southpoint If you’re looking for a new place to call home, that’s far enough away from the big city lights that you can still see the stars, but close enough to the action that you …
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This is Us coming to Netflix Canada

August 25, 2017

There a lot of bad news out there these days, and one of the shows that seems to make us feel better, even if only for 42 minutes is the NBC hit This Is Us.  Ever since the show premiered …
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More than just the parade: 10+ Calgary Pride Events worth checking out!

August 18, 2017

I’m so excited for this year’s Calgary Pride Festival (August 25th to September 4th, 2017). With all that’s going on around the world and here at home, the timing for this festival couldn’t be more perfect. Of course you know …
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CBC to air even more Coronation Street!

August 18, 2017

Great news for Corrie fans like me, CBC has announced that starting September 18th, they’ll be taking us to the cobbles six times a week! That’s right, on Mondays we’ll be treated to double episodes of the long running soap. But …
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Calgary named the fifth most liveable city in the world, here’s why I love it!

August 16, 2017

Today is an exciting day to be a Calgarian because The Economist just placed our city in the top 5 most liveable cities in the world, and you know, I agree. The Global Liveability Report for 2017 looks at liveability rating …
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The vikings are coming! The vikings are coming!

August 16, 2017

Here in Alberta, we’re very familiar with our western heritage, but we don’t really ever talk about our viking history. That’s right, our viking history. This weekend, the Danish Canadian Museum in Dickson is inviting families to visit them as …
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McDonald’s Canada celebrates its 50th birthday with delicious deal!

August 15, 2017

This post is sponsored by McDonald’s Canada August 16th will be a big day for anyone of the millions of Canadians like me who’ve ever worked at McDonalds. That’s because it’s McDonald’s 50th birthday! I can only hope that I …
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Now’s the time to head south and explore Alberta’s Cypress Hills!

August 10, 2017

This post is sponsored by Travel Alberta Calgarians are spoiled. I mean that in the best possible way. Given the location of our fair city, quick trips to iconic destinations like Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise can seem like no big …
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Public art the key to 17th Ave’s success!

August 3, 2017

If you’ve visited 17th Ave lately, or live around the Beltline, you know that the area is undergoing a major construction project, that will take upwards of three years. That’s obviously having a major affect on the area and the …
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Meet the new car2go!

August 2, 2017

This post is sponsored by car2go Calgary has always loved car2g0, in fact, the city is one of the service’s most popular cities. But for Calgarians, their beloved cars are getting a big makeover and I think people are going …
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Six Non-Touristy Things to do in Banff!

August 2, 2017

Written by Kait Kucy If you are like every other Calgarian, the close proximity to the Rocky Mountains has you spending any spare minute heading out to the hills to enjoy the majestic beauty that our wild backyard has to …
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5 very fun things to do in Calgary this August!

July 31, 2017

Calgary’s summer is just chugging along with hot sun and blue skies, but after a busy month of Stampeding and Folk Festing, a lot of people think Calgary winds down for the month of August, but that couldn’t further from …
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My five tips for trusting your decision to buy an old house!

July 27, 2017

This post is sponsored by Esurance When we bought our first home last year, I had one big “must-have”. I really wanted to live in one specific neighbourhood. We looked at a few other ones, but it was really about this …
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