Natural Ways to Keep Your Home Bug Free

By Alicia of Homey Improvements Summer is often the time of bug invasions. Everything from accidentally letting birds nest near your home to leaving the door open a bit too long is bound to bring some in. Some people don’t mind finding a few bugs crawling around, but it can […]

Real Superheros are Born Through Conversation

by Sarah Brazeau What do I want my kids to be when they grow up? Do I hope that they will be doctors, play professional sports, become teachers? Not necessarily. I do hope that they will grow up to do whatever makes them happy…and that they will be superheroes! Superheroes, not […]

Review: Disney on Ice

  By Tamara Schroeder I am unabashedly a Disney fan. Ever since I first heard Ariel woo Prince Eric with her voice at my ninth birthday party, I’ve had a bit of a love affair with the princesses. Belle was next, and then came Jasmine. I loved to belt out […]

One Day Doesn’t Change Anything

by Leslie Brooks When I agreed to go watch a screening of Pretty Faces I have to admit I had no idea what the film was about, all I knew is that it sounded cool and I figured I could take myself out for a night of some good feminist […]

Fisher-Price Smart Stages Mower Review

  By Katie Edwards Katie writes about easy kids’ party ideas at Best Birthdays. She’s a librarian and researcher, and obviously a mom. She works for a non-profit in Calgary.   I have two kids under 5 years old, which means if we enter a toy store, we are there […]

A Father’s Legacy

Warren Stewart had no idea that his death would inspire his family, friends and even strangers to show a little kindness to those around them.  His unexpected passing at 49 years of age left his wife Danielle and their two children behind.  To celebrate his life and his 50th birthday […]

A Swap Shop How-To

In my last post I talked about our Swap Shop. I wanted to expand on that and give you a few tips on how to do one with your friends.  It’s not difficult and it’s a lot of fun but here are five things to consider before uncorking the wine […]

We Day Win!

My head and heart are still reeling after attending We Day in October. It was absolutely awe inspiring and I’m having trouble putting what I felt into words which is why I haven’t written about it until now. Processing. Much processing has happened to get me to even attempt to […]

Cityline in Alberta – My Studio Audience Experience

Yesterday was one of the best days I’ve had in a long time.  I had the pleasure of attending a taping of Cityline right in our own Chinook Mall.  It was a  Home Day episode and as you can guess…Home Day is my favorite day! I'm so excited its almost […]