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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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“Pick on someone your own size!”: Rick Mercer tells Jason Kenney to leave LGTBQ youth alone!

November 15, 2017

In terms of LGTBQ advocated, they don’t come much greater and funnier than Rick Mercer, so I was thrilled when I tuned into this week’s Rick Mercer report and see that his famous rant this week was about Bill 24 …
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The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying the Mattamy Greenway – Your Way

November 14, 2017

This post is sponsored by Mattamy Homes There are so many ways to enjoy nature when you live in Calgary, but the trick is finding a place where nature is literally steps from your doorstep. If you’re looking to find …
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#HaveABall with Maltesers this holiday season!

November 14, 2017

This post is sponsored by Maltesers We’re all busy around the holidays, especially when you try to see all your friends and family, and they are trying to do the same thing. So quite often, the thing we don’t have …
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Canmore’s newly renovated Coast Hotel is close, cozy and comfortable!

November 7, 2017

Disclosure: I was provided a room and meals at the Coast Canmore Hotel. But as always, views are my own.  Ahhh shoulder season.  It’s one of the best times of the year to explore Alberta, because for a few short …
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Video: Five reasons I love Calgary!

November 7, 2017

Dave Kelly Live is a really fun talk show/theatre experience that takes place every few months in Calgary. Last week, Dave asked if I would come on his show and share some of the reasons I love Calgary. It was …
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Attention Gilmore Girls fans: There’s a bed and breakfast in Nova Scotia called The DragonFly Inn and it’s for sale!

November 7, 2017

Earlier this summer, my boyfriend and were visiting Nova Scotia and fell in love with the town of Annapolis Royal. First of all, the name is just so glamorous, but the town itself is so picturesque, it almost has to …
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Tragically Hip documentary to stream on CraveTV

November 7, 2017

Good news for Tragically Hip fans, and Canadians in general actually. The acclaimed Tragically Hip documentary Long Time Running is returning to CTV this Sunday, November 12th, and immediately afterwards a special director’s cut will be available to stream on CraveTV immediately …
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Great Scott! Calgary Expo announces big guest for 2018 event!

November 6, 2017

Talk about lucky number 13! Today, Calgary Expo announced that Edmonton-born actor and activist Michael J. Fox will be appearing at the 13th Annual Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, which takes over Stampede Park from April 26th to 29th, 2018 …
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8 can’t miss #LoveYYC deals!

November 1, 2017

The second annual #LoveYYC Day is happening this Saturday, November 4th.  Tourism Calgary is inviting everyone to get out and try something new and find new reasons to love this city. Think of it like Groupon for the entire city of Calgary. There’s …
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Have you ever noticed how cheap Calgary hotels can be on weekends?

November 1, 2017

Having lived in Calgary nearly 12 years, there’s obviously lots to love about this city. But one thing I think visitors and stay-cationers don’t realize, is just how cheap our hotels are on weekends.  It’s something I noticed years ago …
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Contest: Thermotex provides pain relief for you…and your pet. (Closed)

October 30, 2017

Update: Congrats to Amy P for winning the Thermotex Pet Bed! Disclosure: I was provided a Thermotex Pet Bed in exchange for this post and a contest You might find this hard to believe, but I wasn’t always a cat …
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Monopoly at McDonald’s is bigger and better than ever!

October 25, 2017

This post is sponsored by McDonald’s Canada When I was a kid, I specifically remember saving up my money so I could play Monopoly at McDonald’s. Now, all these years later….I’m basically still doing the same thing! The only time …
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