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Michelle Shaw worked as a journalist in South Africa for nineteen years before moving with her family to Canada in 2009. She and her husband live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with their two daughters and a menagerie of pets.

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Funny Saskatchewan Place Names That Will Make You Chuckle

Posted on: July 18, 2018

The hard-working, fun-loving people of Saskatchewan don’t take themselves too seriously, as these quirky place names show!  I’ve always loved the hubris of the small Saskatchewan town of Biggar. They have a sign on their main street with the claim “New York is big but this is Biggar”.   This town
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See the 3 M’s for Kids in New York City! Museums, Movies & Musicals

Posted on: June 25, 2018

Standing in Times Square for the first time is surreal. Lights everywhere: large billboard-type screens continually flashing and cameras galore as tourists snap away at the iconic sights. And people – lots of people – staring up at the screens in amazement, watching the human “statues” as they perform for
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Magical Disney Cruising Aboard the Disney Fantasy

Posted on: March 28, 2017

I bumped into Captain Hook on the way to dinner one evening, just after my girls and I chatted with Peter Pan on the staircase. So I wasn’t at all surprised to get a hug from Goofy as he emerged from the elevator. There’s something magical about Disney that affects
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in Toronto

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Traveling to Toronto for the holiday season? Enjoy a touch of old world charm with your Christmas shopping this year. Toronto is full of unique European-inspired Christmas markets and festive fun. Merry Christmas, Toronto! Join Tinkerbell on a magical journey The perfect gift for the little princesses in your life.
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