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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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This is your chance to win $1000 from the Calgary Foundation to donate to a local charity!

November 28, 2017 59

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 44

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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Contest: Win two tickets to the CFL’s Western Finals!

November 16, 2017

This weekend, Canadian football fans from across Alberta will be descending upon McMahon stadium for the CFL’s Western Finals!  It’s a match up between provincial rivals The Calgary Stampeders and the Edmonton Eskimos, and thanks to Casa di Mama, you could …
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Encore+ brings the best of classic Canadian TV to YouTube!

November 16, 2017

This post is sponsored by Encore+. I’m so excited that winter is finally here. No, not because I like the cold and snow, far from it. Actually, I’ve come to love the winter because it means I can stream and …
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Come From Away flying to the big screen!

November 15, 2017

Ever since I say Come From Away during its Toronto run last year, I’ve been obsessed with the musical that tells that story of the passengers that became stranded in Gander, Newfoundland on 9/11, and the town-folk that saved them. …
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