Whoa! Travel Alberta is really upping their game when it comes to promoting our fair province. This fancy, shiny new commercial plays out like the ultimate prairie vacation clip showing all that Alberta has to offer.Â As a lifelong Albertan, I’m even jealous and covetous of all the beautiful vistas, soaring panoramas and breathtaking adventures depicted. I love that this video will help attract lots of new visitors to come to my home province and bring much-needed tourism dollars and economic stimulation. In fact, this video makes me want to go explore myself and add a few local to-dos to View this Post
Itâ€™s that time of year again! YYC Pizza Week is coming up Friday, September 22 â€“ Sunday, October 1. The ten day pizza affair will feature one-of-a-kind specialty pizzas that are only available during YYC Pizza Week. Over 40 restaurants will be taking part in the thick crust, thin crust, gluten-free and unique pizza categories. With so many options, there will be a little something for everyoneâ€™s tastes, but here are 7 that I think you should go check out. Bon appĂ©tit!
1. Roosevelt – Pepperoni Pizza Waffles
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- September 12, 2017
Calgary is home to some great family attractions from Heritage Park to the Calgary Zoo to Calaway Park. Now thereâ€™s another location to add to the list with Granary Road! This new attraction is offering a new way to do educational programming with a ton of retail and restaurant offerings as well. Granary Road is broken into two main features: the Active Learning Park and the Public Market.
Active Learning Park
- September 6, 2017
‘You can waste your lives drawing lines.
Or you can live your life crossing them.’
– Shonda Rimes
Catch Helen Younâ€™s tidying presentations at the upcoming Calgary Fall Home Show on the Urban Barn Main Stage on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, September 24 at 2 p.m.
- Want to win a copy of Marie Kondo’s best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up plus four admission tickets to see Helen speak at the Calgary Fall Home Show? Head over to my Instagram to enter!
There are a lot of home and dĂ©cor trends that come and go these days. But there is nothing View this Post
- August 28, 2017
What do you get when you mix a food website with a t-shirt clothier and a dash of high-fashion style? This awesome Eat North charity tee designed by Camp Brand Goods and sold on the brand-spankinâ€™ new PARK online shop. Thereâ€™s so much local goodness going on here!
The t-shirt is a custom-made design to celebrate Eat Northâ€™s upcoming Prairie Grid Dinner Series taking place in Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg this fall. The series will feature a variety of culinary collaborations from plateware sets to View this Post
- August 26, 2017
The Calgary blogger community is widespread but tight-knit with some really rad people. My friend Laura at scribbles & sass asked me to take part in her Part and Parcel series. I put together a fun list of my best-loved local gems – from treats to clothing, skincare to jewelry. I included things like my Camp Brand Goods sweatshirt and the delectable bonbons from The Chocolate Lab. Head over to her site to check out my guest post on Calgary’s finest goods.
- August 25, 2017
Thereâ€™s a lot to love about a good flame-grilled chicken and nobody does it better than Nandoâ€™s. If you havenâ€™t had a chance to visit this yummy restaurant yet, Iâ€™m going to make it easier for you with the chance to win one of two Nandoâ€™s prize packs! Each prize contains a $25 Nandoâ€™s gift card plus a bunch of other Nandoâ€™s goodies to enjoy. Check out these fun Nandoâ€™s fun facts and enter below.
- Nandoâ€™s world-famous chicken is like no other because of its special PERi-PERi sauce.
- PERi-PERi is the Swahili
- August 21, 2017
I love getting flowers every now and again. They brighten up the room and make you feel special. If you’re lucky, the blooms may last a week or two but all bouquets eventually will die off. That’s why I’m so stoked to discover Lavish Society Co. roses.
The Calgary company creates beautiful live rose displays that last for a whole year! Say what? That’s so cool. The arrangements come in singles, a small square box of four and a large box of 16.
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- August 20, 2017
‘I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.’
– Joan Rivers