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Christmas is extra magical at Walt Disney World!

December 19, 2017

(Disclosure: I was given a park pass to explore Walt Disney World, but the day we explored the Magic Kingdom and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party was at our own cost.) It’s December and it’s hot. That’s not something I’m used …
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Banff gondola staying open late to offer stargazers unforgettable winter experience!

December 14, 2017

Photos via Pursuit Banff Jasper Collection‏ You know what I love about winter? That you don’t have to stay up until the middle of the night just to see the stars. There’s something I love about the stars, and living …
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Christmas-themed Escape Room now open in Calgary!

December 14, 2017

“A fancy Christmas party? A missing host? A surprising revelation?”  What could go wrong… If you know me, you know I love a good escape room. Probably because realistically it’s the closest I’ll ever come to being on the Amazing …
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Save 15% off your stay at Mount Engadine Lodge!

December 14, 2017

(Photos from Mount Engadine website.) With the holidays just around the corner, you maybe be struggling to find the perfect gift for someone on your list, but I have exactly the thing that will make them cheer on Christmas morning: …
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Celebrating Freelancers at the Calgary Freelancer Christmas Party!

December 13, 2017

My friend Kait Kucy and I had an idea a few months ago to celebrate freelancers with a Christmas Party. The idea came from basically our need to want to have a fun holiday party, but since we work for …
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Netflix reveals year-end facts about Canadians!

December 11, 2017

It’s the time of year when companies compile all their data and reveal what Canadians are doing with their free time, even if we won’t admit it ourselves. It was a busy year in binging as members worldwide streamed 140 million …
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New bridge welcomes pedestrians to CF Chinook Centre!

December 11, 2017

Top photo by Neil Zeller This post is sponsored by CF Chinook Centre How’s the song go?  Like a bridge over troubled MacLeod Trail…. Or something like that!  This past weekend, after nearly two years of construction life for those …
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McDonald’s new menu items full of holiday cheer!

December 7, 2017

This post is sponsored by McDonald’s For some it’s the carols. For others it’s the presents. But for me especially, the holidays are always about the food. Oh and family too I guess. But mostly the food. With the festive …
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TV segment: Local & unique holiday party ideas!

November 28, 2017

This morning, I joined my friends at Breakfast Television to share some of my ideas and tips for unique Christmas parties!  Maybe you have a small office, or maybe you’ve had to scale back the party budget, there’s lots of …
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This is your chance to win $1000 from the Calgary Foundation to donate to a local charity!

November 28, 2017

I have been excited to tell you about this blog post for months! Today, as a part of Giving Tuesday, we’re launching a new campaign and contest with my amazing friends at the Calgary Foundation.  The Calgary Foundation has this …
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So much to love about Inglewood this holiday season!

November 24, 2017

This post is sponsored by Inglewood…. …but I’ll be honest, if you’ve followed me at all over the last couple of years, I’ve always loved Inglewood, and I love sharing the stories of the amazing shops, and store-owners.   So working …
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Contest: Win two tickets to Adult Night at the Calgary Zoo’s ZOOLIGHTS!

November 24, 2017

Calgary’s Zoo’s ZOOLIGHTS is one of the city’s most popular holiday traditions. This year, they are celebrating their 20th year with 1.5 million twinkling lights and plenty to see both indoors and outdoors.   It’s a wonderful family event, fun for anyone of …
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Unique Date Night (or Date Day!) Volunteer Opportunities in Calgary!

November 21, 2017

For the next couple of weeks, I’ll be partnering with Propellus Calgary to share some great volunteer opportunities.  In my experience, people want to volunteer, but they don’t really know where to start, or they think it might be too …
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McCafe Gets Festive with New Look and $1 coffees!

November 20, 2017

Disclosure: I was compensated by McDonald’s Canada for this post. All views and opinions expressed are my own. How’s the song go? Deck the halls with boughs of McCafé cups and eye-catching red-coloured festive lids? Something like that. With the …
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Calgary Library to host Star Wars Day on December 2nd!

November 20, 2017

If you (and your kids, I guess) cannot wait for the new Star Wars movie, the Calgary Library might be able to help. On Saturday December 2nd, the Calgary library is inviting families from all galaxies for a celebration of all things …
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Calgary still doesn’t have a Santa Claus parade, but here are the nearby towns that do!

November 17, 2017

Image via Airdie Echo It’s been 12 years since Calgary hasn’t had a Santa Claus parade. You’ll remember that it closed so the city could build the Bow Tower, which has now been open for six years. But even though Calgary doesn’t have …
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One Year Later: What I love and hate about my Google Pixel!

November 16, 2017

For the last couple of weeks my social media feeds have been filled with people clamouring over the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. And truthfully, none of it has impressed me much. It’s been a year since I wrote this …
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Contest: Win four passes to the Calgary Expo Holiday Market!

November 16, 2017

Fans of comic books and pop culture can often be hard to shop for!  If there’s something we really want, it’s probably in high demand, so it’s hard to find.  Or, if we really want it, we probably already bought …
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