Author: Lori

Lori is the mother of three young girls, passionate about exploring, experiencing and adventure. In between adventures, you’ll find her hanging out with her family, in the suburbs of Edmonton. Trying hard to be a winter-person, you’ll find her trying hard to get outside during the winter months, and barefoot, with the sand and grass between her toes during the summer months.

Watch the Perseids Meteor Shower in Your Pajamas at the Botanic Gardens 8/11

Finding the best view of a meteor shower isn’t always easy – but the Perseids Pajama Party makes it a little easier. You can get out of town (kind-of), put on your pajamas and watch the meteor shower and enjoy family activities all evening long. Bring your blanket or lawn chair, wear your cozy pyjamas […]

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15 Things We Crossed off of Our Edmonton Summer Bucket List in July

I shouldn’t be surprised at the simple things, the easy things, the everyday things, that make their way onto the summer bucket list when it’s created by the kids. They don’t need full-on weekend trips with adventure to-do lists and hikes up mountains, they want afternoons at the playgrounds, water fights with their parents, endless […]

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Cool Stuff: Get These $7 Slime Kits from Party City for At-Home Fun

There’s plenty to keep the kids entertained through the summer months out of the house, but what about those things to keep the kids entertained while you’re at home? One of the trendy things to do with the kids is create ‘slime’, but it can be kind of tricky to get the measurements right, get […]

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Road Trip Tips for Parents from Hankook Tire

Title: Five Hacks You Need to Know Before Your Next Road Trip

It’s road trip season and we’ve partnered with Hankook Tire to bring you some of our favourite road trip tips to keep you sane (and safe) while you’re on the road. We’re embarking on our third road trip this weekend with the new Hankook tires on our vehicle. When you’re trying to keep your family […]

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Cirque du Soleil KURIOS Edmonton

CONTEST // Win a Family Pack of Tickets to Cirque du Soleil

On opening night, we brought the kids to see Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS and it was incredible. Even more incredible, was watching the performance through their eyes, from the time they were on the edge of their seats during a literal balancing act, or having them commentate that ‘they could probably try that on their […]

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No Justice Staff Member, My Kid Doesn’t ‘Need’ That

Justice. The store full of neon crap, cheap in quality but not always in price, clothing. The store that gives me hives when I think about going, and most-recently, the store that our eight-year-old has become obsessed with ever since she discovered she can get something camoflauge printed and bedazzled, in the same outfit. We visited recently […]

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4 Things to Know Before Taking Your Kid to Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios

Last night, we had the chance to experience Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS, with the kids. It was an incredible performance, and made it to my top three list of Cirque performances that we’ve seen (even though we had to leave before the end of the performance). From the incredible performance, to the pre-show entertainment at […]

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How to Hit up the Outdoor Pool When You’re Outnumbered

The outdoor pool is one of those fantastic places to spend a morning or an afternoon during the summer with the kids, and even more so because it comes free of charge this year. It can be tricky though, when you’re heading out to the pool with a gaggle of kids, and the rules state […]

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Bring the Kids: Diagon Alley Comes to Calgary for One Day Only

Get out your robes and spend the day in Kensington as it’s transformed into Diagon Alley, straight out of Harry Potter. On July 30th, local shops and restaurants will be serving up Harry Potter themed treats, sweets and drinks, activities. Admission to the day out is free, but you’re going to want to bring along […]

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Premium Label Outlet for the Kids (And Your) Summer Staples

When it comes to summer staples, I prefer a buying things that are going to last, rather than pieces of disposable clothing the kids are going to wear once before I pull it out of the load of laundry, and wrinkle my nose at how horribly it washed. For that reason, I’m likely to buy […]

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