Category: Edmonton

Budsies – This is the Coolest Company for Custom Stuffies, You Won’t Find This Anywhere Else

Coolest company for unique gifts. BUDSIES (visit their site HERE) Turn your child’s artwork into a toy? Done. Make your pet (or late pet) into a stuffed animal? Done.   Make your kids stuffies of themselves? Done.   Make your best friend/sibling, or selfie into a stuffie? Done. I found this company last year around […]

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Register Your Kids in Something for the Winter – Strathcona County Winter Guide & Skating with Santa

Strathcona County Recreation Guide is now available to view online! Visit their website HERE. Sherwood Park/Strathcona county is not only infamous for amazing children’s programs including swimming, skating, wellness programs, visual arts, preschool programs, art classes, and various sports for all ages that you can’t really find anywhere else. But they are also notorious for […]

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Attention Movie & TV lovers – You Won’t Know How You Ever Lived Without One of These

I think these boxes were out and available for quite some time before I came across them. Now, I can’t live without one. If you are a budgeting mom, you need to look into these. Cut the costs of your cable, movie purchases, etc. These are perfectly legal streaming devices that allow you to watch […]

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YES! One More Harry Potter Event Before Halloween – Edmonton & Area Cannot Get Enough This Year!

This year has been a busy one for the Edmonton area with Harry Potter events popping up all over the city. Sherwood Park is squeezing in one more before Halloween, which we think is great! The Strathcona County Art Gallery is hosting some family friendly Halloween events the last weekend of October, including a Harry […]

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It’s A Problem Everywhere, But it is Literally in Our Hands to Change in Our Own Communities

There is a problem in Edmonton. It happens in every neighborhood and at all times of the day. Most of us are guilty of doing it and the reality is that it puts our kids at risk. It needs to stop but it’s so hard to break the habit. Distracted driving. Keep reading. It’s important. […]

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My LO Turned Two Today, And I Am Not Going to Miss The Baby Years

Baby years – good riddance. Every child is different, and I have a standing joke with a bunch of other moms I have met, that there is always one child that gives you a bit of extra trouble. Mine is my third, my little one who turned two today. I know some of my friends […]

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Ladies – Treat yourself before the Holidays are here and everything is chaos!

It’s the same thing every year, Christmas is an amazing time to give, especially to our family members, because of the surprise and joy they bring. Some of us are even lucky enough to get spoiled back by our loved ones! But, a lot of times, the holidays also come with stress, being rushed, anxiety, […]

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Please, For the Sanity of All Parents, END the Daylight Savings Time

I have been crossing my fingers since I heard about this bill proposal last year. Every parent dreads these two times of the year – daylight savings time. Please stop it. Stop it NOW. My oldest is 10 and I have struggled not just two days a year for 10 years, as it’s not for […]

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5 Reasons to Take the Kids to Folk Fest

Folk Fest is here – Beginning in 1980 with one staff and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured to become one of the leading folk festivals in the world. Now boasting a volunteer force of over 2000 people, the festival in a not-for-profit society dedicated to bringing in the best […]

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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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