Category: Edmonton

30 Things to do with Kids in July in Edmonton | 2017

July is approaching and for most school aged children, summer break is starting. For our family this means more picnics at the park, sand in between the toes, popsicles dripping down little faces and arms, road trips, exploring outdoors as much as possible and allowing the kids to stay up past bedtime every so often. […]

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Exploring Edmonton: The Telephone Historical Center

“Answer the phone,” Big Dude shouts. “Quick. It’s ringing over there.” As little dude looks around, a bit confused, I answer the rotary style phone and have a brief conversation with big dude. And for an hour that scene repeated itself again and again as we visited the Telephone Historical Centre. We had visited the […]

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20+ Ways to Spend Canada Day in Edmonton and Area

The first of July is quickly approaching and since this year marks Canada’s big 150th, the Canada Day festivities will be bigger than ever. Celebrations will be held in and around Edmonton all day long with fireworks to draw the celebration to a close. Whether you are just looking for a Canada Day parade, fireworks […]

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Eating with Kids in Edmonton: My Fries

My four year old has recently developed a love for good old Canadian poutine. He refers to it as the “saucy cheese fries”. For National French Fry Day, I wanted to share a locally and family owned hidden gem that we hit up every week when we are running errands and need to grab a […]

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Read This Advice Before You Bring Your Kids to a Parade

It can seem a bit daunting to watch a parade with very young kids, especially if you are alone with multiple young children. It’s hard to know what to expect and how to be prepared. My oldest attended his first parade when he was two and a half years old and I took the youngest […]

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Contest // Win a Pair of Tickets to See Cirque du Soleil’s

Date night around here is frequent, thanks to a husband that makes it his business to know what’s on the go in Edmonton and inlaws that are extremely generous with their childcare time, sleepovers with the kids and just general ‘coming over for a couple of hours while we go to a meeting or check out […]

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Give Back: Canada Screams for Ice Cream on June 24th | 2017

“Can we get a cookie?” Little dude asks as we put our shoes on to go for a walk. “Where would we get a cookie?” I ask – enjoying the chance to tease him a little bit. “From the cookie lady at Sobeys,” Little dude is very serious as he shakes his head at me. […]

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Worried About Summer Sports and Entertainment Cost? You Need to Know About Sports Central

As a single parent, or low income family, summer can actually be an extremely stressful time. It’s expensive to keep our kids busy! Spring sports, the equipment that goes with them, a new bike for the kid that never stops growing, and don’t forget the helmet. These things add up quickly, and can, for some […]

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10 Weekends, 20 Activities – A Guide to ‘Weekending’ in Edmonton This Summer with Kids

This summer we plan to have more adventures with the boys – exploring as much as we can, wherever and whenever we can. Summer can be expensive but we like to make the most of it because warm weather days tend to be so short here in Edmonton. For the next ten weekends including August long, […]

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Order Pasta from Our Favourite Skip the Dishes Resto in Edmonton

During those hot summer days – cooking dinner is the last thing us moms want to do. If your family loves pasta as much as mine does, every Monday and Tuesday Chianti’s Cafe & Restaurant holds an all day special referred to as the “pasta frenzy” on all of their pasta dishes for only $9.99. […]

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