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4 smart home gifts from Best Buy for under $200

December 13, 2016

Presented by Best Buy Canada The world of smart home products is expanding at light speed. It seems every week there’s new gadgets to make your home start working for you. What once seemed only possible on The Jetsons, is …
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Garth Brooks to play Edmonton six times in four days!

December 13, 2016

They really don’t come better than Garth Brooks, do they? I remember a few years ago, when Garth Brooks came to Calgary, I was somehow lucky enough to buy a ticket when they first went on sale. Actually, to tell …
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Why I ditched my iPhone for the Google Pixel

December 12, 2016

First things first, no one paid me to write this. When I told my friends I switched to Pixel, they all asked how much I got paid. I get it, sometimes bloggers get paid to say stuff about products, this …
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WestJet’s Christmas miracle surprises the town of Fort McMurray

December 12, 2016

For the past few years, WestJet’s Christmas videos have become as traditional as watching Love, Actually. Every year, the airline finds a way to surprises unsuspecting customers with an unforgettable gift or experiences. The videos perfectly orchestrated tear-jerkers to the …
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Hot holiday gift ideas from HBO! (Plus, win a huge Game of Thrones prize!)

December 5, 2016

Presented in partnership with HBO Home Entertainment Look, you don’t need me to tell you the holidays are quickly coming up. You’re probably already panicking about what to get your friends, cause you know you’re going to wait to the …
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6 Wonderful Alberta Hotels to Cozy up to this Winter!

December 5, 2016

(Photo via Mount Engadine Lodge) Whether it’s the frost on your windows or the amount of layers you have to wear just to check the mail, there’s no denying that winter is finally here. For some, winter means snuggling in …
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How Fountain Tire is keeping you safe this winter-plus win a set of winter tires!

December 1, 2016

Presented in partnership with Fountain Tires. Lorelai Gilmore said it best: “I smell snow.” And here in Alberta, you can smell snow any time starting in August until May. And the rest of Canada is really no different. From almost …
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Amy Schumer fills the Saddledome with big laughs and bigger heart!

November 30, 2016

“Amy Schumer is playing the Saddledome?” Yes. It’s a question I’ve answered many times since it was announced that one of the world’s biggest comedians was not only coming to Calgary, she was playing the city’s biggest venue. Now, I’m …
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Review: Come From Away welcomes all with open arms!

November 23, 2016

Photo credit: Matthew Murphy “Do you remember where you were on September 11th?” It’s a question that almost every North American will be asked for the rest of our lifetime. For 700 people, the answer will be Gander, Newfoundland. A …
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Calgary’s first Sporting Life changed what I thought about fashion-and myself!

November 21, 2016

Presented in partnership with Sporting Life Are you sporty? How about athletic? Those questions can mean a lot of things to a lot of people here in Calgary, a city where arguably, even in bad times, people stick around for …
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Calgary doesn’t have a Santa Claus parade, so here’s the nearby towns that do!

November 19, 2016

(Photo via Banff Lake Louise Tourism) It’s been ten 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 five years. But …
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10 Things You NEED to know about Calgary’s first cat cafe!

November 15, 2016

Pictures are from Cafe Neko in Vienna It’s true! Calgary is getting a cat cafe! What’s a cafe you ask? Well, it’s exactly how it sounds. It’s a cafe filled with adoptable cats! So you can sip on your latte …
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Building the perfect small space with the help of BestBuy! (Contest closed)

November 15, 2016

This post was written in partnership with Best Buy You may have recently read about us going shopping for some new stuff from Best Buy for our new house. To understand what we bought, you have to understand our house. …
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Edmonton’s Canadian Finals Rodeo is the ultimate way to celebrate Alberta’s western heritage!

November 14, 2016

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta The dust at the Canadian Rodeo Finals has settled, but I still think I got some in my teeth. This past weekend, we drove up to Edmonton to check out the rodeo finals, and …
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You’ve never seen a Telus store like this before! (Contest closed)

November 14, 2016

When it comes to shopping for gadgets, shoppers in Calgary’s downtown core can sometimes feel limited. There’s a few options, but if you’re a lover of gadgets and electronics like me, a few is never enough. So when Telus opened …
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Win tickets to see Stomp as it makes it’s way to Calgary! (Contest closed)

November 14, 2016

If you’ve ever lived in a poorly made apartment, the sound of stomping usually isn’t a great thing. Well you haven’t heard stomping like this before! Stomp is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of …
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Five new things to see in Banff!

November 9, 2016

For more than one hundred years, the mountain town of Banff, Alberta has been dazzling tourists from around the world. Every year, thousands of tourists visit and only get a taste of what Calgarians get to enjoy regularly in their …
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My life is the internet – a day in the life of Mike’s Bloggity

November 8, 2016

Presented in partnership with Shaw Do you ever stop and wonder what the world did before the internet? Before you had Wikipedia to fact check everything. Before you had a place to post all your vacation photos. Before you could …
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