Why I love to visit the Calgary Tower
The many views to enjoy from this Calgary icon

Calgary Tower as part of the city skyline

The Calgary Tower makes up an important part of the city’s skyline.

The Calgary Tower is an iconic part of Calgary’s skyline. I love looking it from all vantage points as it brings back childhood memories of the city I grew up with and new memories as a modern metropolis unfolds around it.  While the buildings around downtown Calgary have changed, the Calgary Tower has stood tall and proud as a fiery symbol of our western heritage. The cement base, red tower, metal spire and occasional flame are familiar sights to Calgarians. But as much fun as it is View this Post

Review: Keeping clean with the Shark ION Robot vacuum
The hands-off way to domestic bliss and a clean home

Robot vacuum cleaning living room

I’d rather be reading, knitting or basically doing anything other than household chores. The Shark ION Robot Cleaning System makes this happen!

Chores are SUCH a bore. What’s the solution then? The Shark ION Robot Vacuum Cleaning System with Wi-Fi.

If you’re a lazy person like me, then you’ll do anything to make household chores disappear ASAP. When the friendly folks at SharkNinja offered up their Shark robot vacuum to boost my cleaning routine, I said “heck yes”. If you have watched any TV lately you will have likely seen the Canadian Tire commercials touting this new device. I’ve View this Post

 

 

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

– Jane Goodall

 

- Monday Motivation: Be Like Jane Goodall -

Van Der Pop gets me curious about cannabis
Cannabis resources for women

Van der Pop cannabis resources for women

As a cannabis virgin I have a lot of questions about it. That’s where Van der Pop comes in. The female-focussed cannabis brand is bringing women and weed together to explore and learn about the marijuana flower-powered pleasures and benefits that can be had.

I feel like a bit of a “square” as I’ve never had a desire to toke up in school and as I hit adulthood, it seemed even less likely that I would start using cannabis. But with legalization in Canada now a reality, I find myself very curious about cannabis. What can this mystery plant do View this Post

Follow my Lead: Lori Andrews
Meet this leading local photographer and insanely happy interior designer

Lori Andrews photographer

Meet Lori Andrews: local photographer, interior designer and all-around creative.

Lori Andrews

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

Lori Andrews: Hi there! My name is Lori Andrews and I am a Calgary born artist and entrepreneur.  I have a BFA in fine arts and I love any work that is creative.

Why did you start your business?

Lori Andrews: I have several business threads under my name currently.  These include interior design, photography and creative marketing services. I have worked freelance almost my entire career.The design world and photography business are 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