Author Bio:

Elizabeth Chorney-Booth is a Calgary-based freelance writer and editor. Her work has appeared in Swerve, the Calgary Herald, Culinaire, Up!, Where, and various other titles. She's also the co-editor of RollingSpoon.com, a website that mashes up food and music culture. Even more than writing, she loves hanging out and taking in local events with her family, including her two small kids and very patient husband.

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TD Summer Reading Club

Posted on: June 20, 2018

School may be almost over, but that doesn’t mean that home reading needs to stop! Kids across Canada are invited to join the TD Summer Reading Club, a free program for kids of all ages, interests and abilities! This free program is delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, but
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Family Travel: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto

Posted on: May 30, 2014

On a recent trip to Toronto my husband and I were looking for something to do with the kids. “What about that aquarium at the bottom of the CN Tower?” friends asked. Aquarium at the bottom of the CN Tower? It had been a while since I’ve lived in Toronto
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Family Travel: Roadtripping in Northern Arizona

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Years ago, my husband flew from our home in Calgary to Phoenix to buy a used car (don’t ask) and on the drive home he made an overnight stop in a town called Page, Arizona. He chose the town randomly, but while he was eating his free hotel breakfast, he
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Family Travel: How to Survive a Family Roadtrip

Posted on: May 12, 2014

Our family is a road trip family. Sure, if we’re short on time or going from, say, Calgary to Florida, we’ll fly, but we’ve discovered over the years that our favourite way to travel is by car. We tend to drive from our home in Calgary to Vancouver just about
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Family Travel: Universal Orlando Resort

Posted on: April 25, 2014

Our family goes to California every year to hang out with my snowbirder parents and we’ve done both LEGO Land and Disneyland (twice) but for some reason, we’ve never made it out to Universal Studios. But when we went down to Florida this January to visit relatives our daughter begged
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Disney World vs. Disneyland: What’s the Difference?

Posted on: April 18, 2014

I live in Calgary and have parents who snowbird it down to California every year, which means that we’ve already hit Disneyland a couple of times. Disneyland holds a special place in my heart — not only did I have some great family vacations down there when I was a
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KOBO Discounts Sesame Street Book Until March 22!

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Have your kids discovered ereading yet? My daughter has a KOBO and loves it — nothing is more thrilling to her than having an endless supply of books at her fingertips. Kids’ KOBO experience has just gotten even better — KOBO has just teamed up with Sesame Street, with over
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Disney Frozen Suite at the Hotel de Glace

Posted on: February 3, 2014

We all know that the team at Disney are masters at creating magical moments.  The latest piece of Disney movie magic that’s materialized in the real world is an incredible Frozen-themed suite and “activity cave” at the equally magical Hotel de Glace in Quebec City. In conjunction with the Hotel’s
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Christmas Wrapping Traditions: How Does Santa Leave Gifts Under Your Tree?

Posted on: December 18, 2013

One of the things I love most about the holiday season is how every family has its own Christmas traditions especially when it comes to how Santa leaves gifts for the kids. These traditions are often passed down through the generations and are as important to families as the side
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Buttercup Prints | Custom Design Stationary

Posted on: December 13, 2013

With so many of us sharing photos, greetings, and milestones online these days, receiving a beautifully printed custom card, invitation, or birth announcement feels really special. I know I love getting tactile cards in the mail and the ones with gorgeous photos and really cool design are such a treat
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