We have always been blessed with great neighbours and stayed in touch with them. Whether I was a new immigrant in Edmonton or a new mother in Calgary, my neighbours have always been a source of help, comfort and important local information. Nextdoor, the neighbourhood app, now makes it easier than ever to connect withContinue reading Why Neighbours Matter: My Experience with the Nextdoor app
Buying local is extremely important to support the businesses that come from our community. They need our help more than ever this year. Here is a list for buying local in Calgary. Please do keep this in mind as you buy presents for family, friends, teachers and support staff this year! Gift Cards Many timesContinue reading Buying Local in Calgary: A List for Everyone
Heritage Park is the largest living museum in Canada and we are super lucky to have it here in Calgary. It truly is one of my most favourite places to visit year around ourselves and to take visitors from out of town. If you want my Heritage Park review in a glance, I would say:Continue reading Heritage Park Review: Escape to the Past
When I was approached by The City of Calgary to talk about recycling in our city, I was super excited. I learned a lot along the way. Recycling is close to my heart, but it’s important to do it the right way. Putting the right items in the bin keeps the driver and recycling facilityContinue reading Recycling in Calgary: Do you know what goes in the blue bin and what does not?
Alberta is beginning to open again as COVID numbers go down. This includes shops, restaurants and hotels. While we were eager for a little getaway conforming with public health guidelines, we had our concerns also. This Canada Day we enjoyed an overnight hotel stay and I’m sharing a Kananaskis Mountain Lodge review here for theContinue reading Kananaskis Mountain Lodge Review: Safe Stay for Families This Summer
This year Canada Day will be different. We can’t be physically together but we can still celebrate together as a community, city and country. Do check out calgary.ca/CanadaDay for lots of ideas and resources on how to celebrate at home and online. All these are available for free. We had so much fun trying outContinue reading Celebrating Canada Day 2020: Ideas, Crafts and Resources!
We had a wonderful experience of dog sledding in Canmore this weekend. Canmore is the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and this is the perfect location to enjoy an authentic experience of dog sledding with Mad Dogs & Englishmen. If you love the outdoors this experience is for you! We tried to imagine ourselves relivingContinue reading Dog Sledding in Canmore: A Great Experience With Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Staying active as a family is super important to us in all seasons. Be it swimming, indoor pools, sports areas, saunas, climbing walls, drop-in fitness classes, and equipment for cardio and weight training, The City of Calgary’s new Recreation passes offer more opportunities for non-stop family fun.Continue reading The City of Calgary’s new Recreation passes are super Fun + Flexible
One of my fondest childhood memories is going to the toy store with my parents for a special occasion. The anticipation of the visit, dreaming up lists of what to buy and the sight of shelves filled with toys upon toys, at the actual visit, are cherished childhood experiences. If you wish to replicate thisContinue reading How to Have a Successful Trip to the Toy Store
If you have young kids then you definitely know all about slime! Chances are that your children are also as obsessed about slime as mine are! This year as Zeynab turned nine, she requested a “slime” birthday. Since I had never thrown a birthday of this theme or attended one, I thoroughly researched this topic.Continue reading Planning a Slime Party for Kids