Contests

Nando’s: 10 things to love about this tasty chicken eatery

Nando's facts you may not have known

Nando’s does flame-grilled chicken so yummy yummy!

There’s a lot to love about a good flame-grilled chicken and nobody does it better than Nando’s, the specialty chain known for their peri-peri style chicken dishes. If you haven’t had a chance to visit this yummy restaurant yet, you really need to. Check out these fun facts about Nando’s.

Nando’s facts

  • Nando’s world-famous chicken is like no other because of its special PERi-PERi sauce.
  • PERi-PERi is the Swahili word for Bird Eye’s Eye Chili, the special ingredient that makes all that chicken taste so good.
I love Nando's chicken

That’s a whole lot of chicken.

  • There
View this Post

Make It Show comes to Calgary for Christmas + Contest!
SPONSORED | Shop local this holiday season at this 4-day market

Make It Show arts and crafts event

Photo courtesy of Make It Show.

The weather outside might be frightful so it’s time to get inside to the delightful Make It Show! The popular Canadian craft fair is making another stop in Calgary just in time for the Christmas season. From Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9, over 130 local artists and makers will be on hand at the Make It Calgary show. The event will be hosted at the newly renovated Deerfoot City (formerly Deerfoot Mall) which will give you a chance to check out another Calgary attraction while in the area.

What kind of View this Post

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips with Papyrus

Papyrus holiday Christmas gift wrap (Custom)

Beautiful Papyrus gift wrapping goodies – keep on reading and these babies may just become yours!

I always find shopping for Christmas presents to be such fun, but gift wrapping to be such a chore!  It’s probably because I never have the right supplies and I get a little too impatient with all the taping, folding and cutting. That’s where the lovely folks at Papyrus come in with some handy gift wrapping hacks to help you get your presents under control. This shop is one of my favourite places to pick up paper craft supplies with their endless bounty of View this Post

Skip the Dishes and Treat Yo’ Self + Contest!

Skip the Dishes order

Order from Skip the Dishes so you can just eat, eat, eat!

Life can get pretty busy – work, school, sleep, fitness, eat, and repeat.  So sometimes it’s nice to just treat yo’ self and order takeout rather than cook the non-existent things in your fridge. Skip the Dishes does just that by letting you order your favourite foods from the local restaurants you love. When faced with the prospect of only microwave popcorn and celery in my kitchen, I decided to turn to Skip the Dishes to order in my preferred sushi rolls from the always tasty Goro and View this Post

Win tickets to see Duran Duran at Roundup MusicFest

Roundup MusicFest

Win tickets to see Duran Duran and more at Roundup MusicFest.

Stampede is just around the corner and it wouldn’t be a boot-stomping good time without all the amazing musical acts that will be dropping into Cowtown for the festivities! This year’s newly-minted Roundup MusicFest has put together an amazing show at Shaw Millenium Park on Tuesday, July 11th. The show will feature a truly eclectic lineup of bands that will get you rocking out all night long.

Tickets are on sale now and I think it’s awesome that a portion of proceeds raised at this year’s event will be View this Post

Follow my IG @lifeincalgary takeover

A post shared by lifeincalgary (@lifeincalgary) on


If you haven’t seen the @lifeinCalgary Instagram account before, you should start following along now! Each week, a different person or company will takeover the IG account to share their views and experiences of Calgary through photos. It’s really fun to see how others experience our beautiful city and see how similar and different we can be all at the same time. In a city of 1.4 million people, there are a lot of things to connect us, but so much more we need to find and View this Post

1 of 4
1234