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Columbia Valley is a family-friendly winter getaway that’s closer than you think!

January 29, 2018

This post is sponsored by Travel Columbia Valley  “We’re here already?” Those were the first words I uttered as we passed through Radium’s famous Sinclair Canyon and the Redwall Fault. Even though our GPS told us the drive would be …

Inside Calgary’s first cat cafe!

June 23, 2017

After months and months of anticipation, Calgary’s first cat cafe finally opens its doors this weekend, and it’s…wait for it…purrfect. I know I have a kitty of my own already, but I’ve been so excited about this place to open, …

5 tips for finally starting your blog in 2017

January 3, 2017

This is my 11th year of blogging. I was blogging before more of the stars of the Disney channel were even born. And every year, I meet with people who want to start blogs for a variety of reasons. Sometimes …

Mike’s Bloggity Blog Turns 10! Here’s some of my favourite moments!

August 23, 2016

Ten years ago today, I signed into 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.” …

Nenshi’s tweeting Drake lyrics and wins the internet…again.

February 28, 2016

All over the world, politicians are often caught tweeting or texting scandalous things. Here in Alberta, well our politicians are caught tweeting Drake lyrics all in an effort to get funding. That’s Alberta for ya! It all start innocently enough: …

Things I wish I knew before I tried my first escape room!

February 28, 2016

This weekend, some friends and I decided to try one of those escape rooms. They’ve been springing up around Calgary and every weekend, my social media feeds are filled with people who are talking about how fun they.  I was …

Pride Tape initiative aims to help make hockey gay friendly!

January 12, 2016

Welcome to one of the few times I’ve talked about hockey on Mike’s Bloggity Blog. But don’t worry, the blog isn’t turning into TSN. I come baring news about an awesome initiative called Pride Tape. Pride Tape is being run …

Five gift ideas for Calgarians made by Calgarians!

December 23, 2015

With Christmas just around the corners, you’re probably desperate for gift ideas, luckily I have a few. The fact that they all come from amazing Calgary entrepreneurs is just icing on the cake!  Here are five gift ideas for Calgarians …

The magical world of a Viking River Cruise at Christmas!

December 18, 2015

When it comes to Christmas, travel is pretty much unavoidable.  Whether it’s trekking cross-country in busy airports or driving on wintery roads, heck even Santa needs a magical red sled. And for some, there’s cruise ships, which, while they are …

Canmore’s fantastic cooking classes offer a tasty alternative in the small mountain town!

November 5, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta When you think of heading to the mountains, there’s certainly no shortage of things to do. You could ski, climb, walk, hike, snowshoe, etc. But sometimes you just want to head to a beautiful mountain town …

Why exploring Canmore’s historic caves is thrilling, scary and truly unforgettable!

October 28, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta Whether it’s been in real life or in photos, we’ve all seen Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, but it’s not very often that you get to see the inside of them. But if you’re curious, the Canmore Cave …

Actual ghost towns to haunted castles: A spooky guide to Halloween in Alberta!

October 13, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta The month of October is definitely one of the spookiest times of the year. And in a place as historic as Alberta, there’s sure to be some ghosts and goblins around every corner. So if you’re like …

Rick Mercer reminds us why we’re all distracted by the niqab issue!

October 12, 2015

Oh man, why wasn’t Rick Mercer Report on all summer!  After last week’s spot-on rant about voting and now his latest video about the niqab, Mercer is using his well-respected voice to let Canadians know what’s really going this election. …

Canadian Olympian Meaghan Mikkelson just let Twitter name her baby!

September 28, 2015

Lots of people know Meaghan Mikkelson as a Canadian women’s hockey team defenceman, but if you’re like me, you know her from her amazing second place finish on the second season of The Amazing Race Canada. But this summer, the …

Our hero! Mayor asks six-year old SpiderMabel to save the city of Edmonton!

September 28, 2015

Updating throughout the day! Get your tear ducts ready, they are going to be busy! The Children’s Wish Foundation and the entire city of Edmonton have teamed up today to make an incredible six-year-old’s dream come true! Her name is …