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Five Can’t Miss Festivals in BC and Alberta this Summer!

May 29, 2015

Presented by FestivalSeekers Summer is still officially a few weeks away, but thanks to balmy weather and a relatively quiet winter it feels like we’re in the beginnings of what could be the best summer ever! And if you’re like me …

Three adventurous things to do in Alberta this weekend…that aren’t camping!

May 14, 2015

First things first, how is almost May long weekend already?! I feel like we were just drinking some green beer for St. Patrick’s Day!  Wow, 2015 is going by fast! But it’s true, Victoria Day weekend is upon us and …

16 reasons I didn’t vote PC this time.

May 1, 2015

Alberta Voting Information. Election Day is May 5th.  Earlier today, I did one of my favourite things to do. And even though I know voting is annoying, I love that I can make a real big difference in less than …

Video: What if Alberta politicians were on Tindr?

April 23, 2015

Depending on if you live in Alberta or not, you may or may not know there’s an upcoming (unnecessary) provincial election. But with any election, anywhere, it can be hard to pick who to vote for…kinda like dating. The video is …

44 others things that happened the first year the PCs took office!

April 7, 2015

It looks like Alberta will soon be heading to the polls and once again, Albertans will have to decide if the PCs, who have been in charge since 1971, deserve some more time in office. It seems hard to believe that …

Check out Alberta’s unbelievable mountaintop snowshoeing adventure!

April 2, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta You know how when you think you know someone, but they go ahead and surprise you? Well, that’s what Sunshine Village did for me. Hands down, it’s one of the most famous ski hills in all …

Why Does Jasper Even Celebrate Pride?

March 29, 2015

“Why Does Jasper Even Celebrate Pride?” That’s a question I heard a lot during the weeks leading up to my visit to the small rural mountain town, five hours north west of Calgary. In my lifetime, celebrating pride has gone …

Did you know you can ski Alberta’s slopes using Google Maps?

March 17, 2015

I was planning an upcoming road trip and I just stumbled upon something really cool. Did you know that you can use Google Maps to check out any number of Alberta’s ski resorts. And I don’t mean their parking lots, …

Campaign hopes to bring Kevin Bacon to Alberta town to dance away embarrassing new law!

March 11, 2015

Oh internet, you never cease to amaze me! You may have heard that the extremely small town of Taber, Alberta has recently passed a new law that makes it illegal to spit or swear in public. It also creates a …

What is Alberta’s best backcountry secret? Meet Mount Engadine Lodge.

February 23, 2015

When it comes to experiences in Alberta’s mountains, there’s probably none more iconic than staying at the backcountry lodge. Far away from civilization, the internet and many of life’s distractions. Not to mention, you usually need to hike/ski/horseback ride to …

Four very Alberta moments at the Oscars!

February 23, 2015

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images Did you watch last night’s Oscars? There were certainly some highs and lows. Truthfully, I’m not sure how much I’ll remember of them this time next week. But, that’s not to say that it wasn’t …

Alberta’s best staycation ideas!

February 18, 2015

It’s the time of year when families are thinking about what to do over spring break. But with more and more people watching their wallets, I wanted to come up with a list of family friendly day trips that are …

18 months after it was stolen, Alberta man finds his dog in Claresholm!

January 28, 2015

Look, we all love pets, right? What’s not to love about pets? They’re cute, they’re fun and if you have anything but a cat, they generally do what you want them to do. And anytime I hear that someone’s pet …

26 times Danielle Smith probably lied on Twitter….since October.

January 24, 2015

One of my favourite things about having my own blog is being able to look back over the past eight years and seeing all the things that have happened since I started this it.  It’s sort of like a time …

The 24 hour activist

December 4, 2014

I want to tell you about today.  For you, it probably wasn’t a particularly different day and that’s great. But for me, it was a day that I never want to forget. And since I started this blog eight years …