Stock up on these items and prepare for the next cold to hit your family.

Cough & cold survival checklist for the Family

One of the worst things that crept up on us last year was when we realized that our daughter was ...

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Taking it outside: week four Commit To Fit results

Timing is everything sometimes. This week we've experienced wonderful weather in Edmonton. An extended, warm fall came just in time ...

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A setback in my Commit To Fit challenge

This week's #CommitToFit challenge from Subway Canada was to recruit a buddy to workout with. It is proven that working ...

Red Pepper and Carrot Hummus Recipe

Roasted Red Pepper & Carrot Hummus (Recipe)

This past weekend, Walmart held #FallMarketplace #BrightIdeas displays at select stores across Canada. I dropped in on Saturday to find ...

Easy fun cake design for KISS or heavy metal fan

Easy KISS-inspired Cake Design Idea

Finding fun cake decorating ideas for the men in your life can sometimes be a challenge. Here is a simple ...

Garlic-roasted Eggplant Recipe

Garlic-roasted Eggplant Recipe

I have to tell you that I have been having a lot of fun making recipes up as I go ...

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Creating a video time capsule (One Day App)

I take a lot of photos of our daughters. Since I'm always carrying my phone around, I find it almost ...

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Bring on the #KinderSmiles!

I have to admit, I wrote this last night and I scheduled it to post right now. In this minute ...

Healthy school lunches and how to get your kids to eat them

Healthy School Lunches Your Kids Will Eat

Don't worry, you're not special in this regard. This happens to everyone. You put a lot of thought into your ...

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Secrets of a Travel Writer

Secrets of a travel writer

As a freelance travel writer for newspapers and magazines, I visit three to four cities a year specifically to experience ...

Ten Unforgettable Experiences in New York City

10 Unforgettable Experiences in New York City

New York City is a place I’ll never tire of visiting. Each trip can be themed around taking in major ...

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Insider’s Guide to Calgary’s Calaway Park

I’ve loved amusement park rides ever since I was a kid. I recall waiting with anticipation and a fistful of ...

Entertainment

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‘Lovatics’ can’t get enough of Demi Lovato

Saturday night’s Demi Lovato concert at Rexall Place in Edmonton didn’t hold a candle to the elaborate stage production of ...

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Demi Lovato World Tour in Edmonton

No one can accuse Demi Lovato of not working hard. The Demi World Tour (presented by Tampax) rolled into Edmonton ...

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Back to Basics Shows from Netflix

Kids have been in school now for a month and I am amazed at how much they learn and grow ...