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Captain America: Civil War and four other picks for a binge-worthy long weekend!

September 2, 2016

Presented by TELUS The biggest blockbuster movie of the year is available this weekend … if you’re an Optik TV subscriber that is! It’s Captain America vs. Iron Man and with Own on Optik, you can see how it all …
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Alberta Travel tips: road trips on a budget

September 2, 2016

It’s the long weekend, which means for some, it’s a great time to pack the car and head out on an adventure. But with all of us tightening our belts lately, road trips can end up being quite expensive. I …
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Jason Kenney, you can sit with me.

September 1, 2016

This is an open letter to Jason Kenney. Mr Kenney is the MP for Calgary Midnapore. He is also running for the leadership of the PC Party. Hello Jason, My name is Mike Morrison and I’d like to invite you …
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The NBA is coming! Raptors to play pre-season games in Vancouver and Calgary!

August 30, 2016

We the North! Canada’s basketball pride and joy is going to be coming west to play a pre-season game in Vancouver on October 1 against the Golden State Warriors and in Calgary on October 3 against the Denver Nuggets. When …
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Gone fishin’! Great fishing spots near Calgary.

August 29, 2016

Photo courtesy of Brookfield Residential I’ve always loved the great outdoors, but when you have a busy job in a city like Calgary, it’s easy to forget that there are so many opportunities for adventure just outside the city limits. …
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Why kids loved Dinos Alive at the Calgary Zoo — and so do I!

August 29, 2016

Your summer is precious. It seems the really nice days can be few and far between, and when you live in a city like Calgary and there’s a million things to do, there just doesn’t seem to be enough time. …
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What’s it like to be a Google Street View trekker for a day?

August 29, 2016

Heavy. Okay, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself. If you were along Calgary’s bike paths last week, you may have spotted me biking alone (on an adult tricycle no less) with a giant alien-looking thing on my back. Well, that …
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Jocelyn Alice releases new song and a colouring book

August 28, 2016

Calgary’s Jocelyn Alice has released a new song called Feels Right and…a colouring book featuring the animations from her music video. Cute! I love this. First, the song is poppy, anthem-ish, but chill all rolled into one. I could listen …
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How TD Bank celebrates Calgary pride this and every week!

August 28, 2016

This post was created in partnership with TD Canada It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, I’m not talking about Christmas. And I’m not talking about Back To School either, although I bet parents are pretty excited about …
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#TheRoadIsCalling: How to explore Southern Alberta on an epic road trip!

August 24, 2016

This post was sponsored by the Alberta Motor Association, as part of AMA’s “The Road is Calling” summer campaign. Your AMA Membership can save you – whether you need roadside assistance, to book a vacation or at one of our Rewards partners. …
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Mike’s Bloggity Blog Turns 10! Here’s some of my favourite moments!

August 23, 2016

Ten years ago today, I signed into blogger.com and typed in the words:  Mike’s Bloggity Blog Blob. The name was inspired by one of my favourite lines in Sex And The City, when Carrie says she is “Drunkity Drunk Drunk.” …
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This is your chance to tour the house of the future!

August 22, 2016

This post was written in partnership with TELUS. For the past couple of months, we’ve been renovating a house in my dream neighbourhood of Sunnyside. We wanted to find a house that had history to it, but that we could …
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Anne of Green Gables is back – and coming to Netflix

August 22, 2016

Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press) Post written by Jessica Fralick It’s Anne, with an E. Netflix has announced that it will be streaming the Canadian produced Anne, a series based on everyone’s favourite Canadian redhead – Anne Shirley. Anne will …
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The Tragically Hip concert to be aired LIVE and commercial free

August 19, 2016

  The Tragically Hip are on their final tour. We all know the drama that surrounded the ticket sales for these shows. Selling out almost immediately after going on sale, a lot of Hip fans were out of their final …
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10 things you used to get in the mail

August 18, 2016

Written by Jessica Fralick With the threat of Canada Post potentially not getting you your Amazon order…let’s take a moment and remember all of the things that we used to get in the mail. Catalogues Were you a tween in …
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The Banff Squirrel is BACK!

August 15, 2016

[image credit: BDFK Photography] Do you remember the Banff Squirrel? He was the one that photobombed some tourists trying to take a timed photo in 2009. He had a bit of internet fame – a Wikipedia page, a Twitter account….hundreds of fake …
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Penny Oleksiak wins Gold – Gets Drake Tickets

August 11, 2016

Penny Oleksiak won Canada’s first gold medal of the Rio Olympics tonight – coming back from 7th at the turn to TIE FOR FIRST and have an Olympic Record – no big deal. https://twitter.com/OleksiakPenny/status/763453555902676992 Earlier in today Penny tweeted that she and …
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Canada’s most tear-worthy moments at this year’s Olympics!

August 9, 2016

Photo screen grabs via CBC The Olympics are on, and if you’re anyone but a robot, the first days have been filled with amazing emotion and definitely a few tear-worthy moments.  While there’s still lots of competition to go, here …
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