Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mixing Shopkins and Social Studies

My girls have become obsessed with Shopkins in the past few months and I now have all these character names floating around in my head.  Chloe introduced me to Lammy Lamington a little while ago, but I didn’t quite know … Continue reading

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A Contest to Say Thanks!

I have reached my first major milestone on my Facebook page, 100 likes! So to celebrate, I’m giving away some fun Crayola items to say thank-you!  Head on over and like my page if you don’t yet, and like the … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: January 18

This Blue Monday had some ups and downs and a long to-do list, so this week’s Monday Menu is coming out late.  But here are five meals that will hopefully boost you mood because they are over flowing with veggie goodness. … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Campfires – 2016 Campground Reservation Dates

Current temperature is -22°C, windchill -31°C (that’s around -7 and -24 F for my American readers) and summer is a long ways away.  But it’s never too early to start thinking about summer fun and camping trips, as reservations are … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: January 11

I am officially back with a new Monday Menu after my holiday time off / adjustment to working again.  This time of year we’re working hard on our goals and resolutions and for many, eating clean and healthy is at … Continue reading

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Time to Take to the Skies: A New Low Fare Airline & Year Round WestJet Flights to Europe

If you’re in Canada some air travel news broke today that’s to the traveler’s advantage.  A new low-fair airline launched today, offering flights from seven smaller Canadian cities.  NewLeaf offer flights from Abbotsford, Halifax, Kelowna, Hamilton, Saskatoon, Regina, and Winnipeg, … Continue reading

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Skating Made Easy in YEG

Edmonton is a cold city this time of year, therefore it is a great city for outdoor skating in the winter. There are a number of outdoor public spaces that offer free skating, including the lower lawn of the Legislature … Continue reading

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