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Why visiting the Pulse Memorial was an important part of my trip to DisneyWorld.

June 12, 2018

Last December, a rare opportunity presented itself when my sister called and asked if I would be interested in meeting her in Orlando for a few days. It would be a chance to take my teenage niece to Disney and …
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HGTV’s Property Brothers are casting Calgary families looking for the renovation of their dreams!

June 1, 2018 1

Well, it finally happened. After renovating every house in the GTA, some of HGTV Canada’s biggest shows are heading west, Calgary specificially! I just got word that both HGTV’s Property Brothers and Property Brothers: Buying + Selling are shooting in …
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How Wheel Estate allows you to rent other people’s RVs and enjoy camping like never before!

May 31, 2018

This post is sponsored by Wheel Estate Over the past couple of years, you may have seen me write posts about the benefits of glamping. And while the idea of “glamping” at first seems silly, what it really comes down …
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New streaming service brings every season of Survivor to Canada with it!

May 30, 2018

The. Day. Has. Finally. Come. Ever since streaming services started popping up a few years ago, I’ve been patiently waiting for the day that I could close all my curtains, throw my phone away and spend hours, days, weeks watching …
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Calgary’s newest (and best) summer trend? Bike tours!

May 29, 2018 1

It seems like decades ago that thousands of Calgarians were fighting for separated bike lanes, when in fact it was like a year or two ago ago. That’s because ever since the lanes were introduced business-minded folk have taken noticed …
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Smart Home Tech Ideas Before You Hit The Road This Summer!

May 21, 2018

This post is sponsored by Telus Now that spring and summer is upon us, it’s time to fill up your gas tank and hit up the road for a few months of road trips, vacation and lots of fun in …
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New campaign challenges me and all Calgarians to ask what we know about poverty.

May 15, 2018

Calgary can be a tricky city. On one hand, we’re often portrayed as a successful city. An abundant city. A city full of kind, caring Calgarians often known as being the most volunteer-friendly people in the country. And all of …
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Win VIP tickets to Energy Disruptors conference featuring Sir Richard Branson!

April 25, 2018

It’s no secret that Calgary is an oil and gas city.   But like with everything, Calgary is beginning to change, evolve and diversify.  And I for one couldn’t be more excited.  obviously the oil and gas industry is the main …
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How to spoil your pet on National Pet Day!

April 11, 2018

Disclosure: I was paid by Thermotex for this post One of the best things I ever did in my life was when we walked into the Calgary Humane Society and walked out with our cat Mindy. There’s something amazing about …
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As Rick Mercer Report ends, Canadian media loses an important LGTBQ2+ voice.

April 10, 2018

Tuesday marks a sad today for the Canadian media landscape. That’s because it marks the final episode of The Rick Mercer Report will air. (Anyone remember when it was called The Monday Report….but then it stopped airing on Monday.) In …
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Check out my New Podcast about Entrepreneurs Who Quit Their Jobs and Never Looked Back!

April 7, 2018

“You should have a podcast.” is what “You Should Have a YouTube Channel” was a few years ago.  I love podcasts and I love YouTube channels, but I think I never really could figure out what I would specifically bring …
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Calgary, I raised enough money to rent out a movie theatre, so now you can go see “”Love, Simon” for free!

April 7, 2018

I’m very excited to say that on Sunday, April 8th, I’ve raised enough money to host a free screening of the fantastic film called Love, Simon. Love, Simon is your typical high school romance movie, but what makes it unique …
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Show Me Your Crack To Win a New Windshield from GlassMasters!

April 3, 2018

This post is sponsored by GlassMasters  If there is one thing Calgarians all have in common, no matter what area of the city you live in, it’s a cracked windshield. When I moved here from New Brunswick 12 years ago, …
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Panorama’s new musical festival hits the right note!

March 31, 2018

This post was written after being hosted by Panorama Mountain Resort I’ll be honest, I didn’t realize how close Panorama Mountain Resort is to Calgary. I had been hearing people talk about it for years, but I thought it was …
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Calgary Expo is back…to the future! A rundown of the guests I’m most excited to see!

March 26, 2018

UPDATE:  As you’ve probably heard, Michael J. Fox had to cancel is Calgary Expo appearance, so I’ve updated the contest.    For some people Calgary is all about Stampede. Others, it’s folk fest. For me, and about 100,000 other pop …
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