Melissa Vroon

Author Bio:

Melissa is a co-founder of Family Fun Canada. She loves taking her kids to all the places she visited as a kid and sharing her adventures online.


Posts by Melissa Vroon:

Riding Around the Glenmore Reservoir with Kids #yycbikemonth

Posted on: June 9, 2014

June 2014 Like so many kids their age, mine find the call of large bodies of water hard to resist. Such was the case on an epic bike ride we recently took. We were three-quarters of the way through the trip when we came upon the Glenmore Reservoir. We walked
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Edgepark Ravine: A whimsical way to spend the day

Posted on: July 2, 2013

I first learned about Edgepark Ravine via my friend Dana’s blog Calgary Playground Review. As the name suggests, she writes all about the best playgrounds in Calgary. Today was one of those not too hot, not too cold kind of days that is perfect for an outing to the park.
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Amaluna | A Tale of Romance and Wonder

Posted on: April 15, 2013

April 2013 Cirque Du Soleil has completely outdone itself again with their latest Calgary show, Amaluna. It’s really hard to pick a favorite Cirque du Soleil show because they are all special in their own way but this one stands out for me as having that little extra je ne
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Tobogganing in Calgary: Royal Oak Hill (NW)

Posted on: December 15, 2012

This popular tobogganing hill is tucked away in the northwest community of Royal Oak. It kind of looks like a big hill plopped in the middle of an even bigger field. Although the hill is completely surrounded by field, there is a designated sledding area that is clearly marked by
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Tips to get the most out of Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo

Posted on: December 13, 2012

December 2012 We took the kids to Zoolights this weekend and with 1.5 million Christmas lights strung around the Calgary Zoo, this is one of the most spectacular light displays in Calgary. It can get pretty cold, and most of the activities are outdoors so here are a few tips
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Bricks 4 Kidz Birthday Parties

Posted on: December 3, 2012

December 2012 ** Sponsored Spotlight *** Bricks 4 Kidz provides unique experiences for kids by giving them the chance to learn, build, and have fun with LEGO blocks. Bricks 4 Kidz offers plenty of classes and camps, but did you know they also host birthday parties? Give your LEGO-loving kid
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My Movember Man

Posted on: December 1, 2012

December 2012 We had friends over last week and nearly all of the men were sporting a big ‘stache. It felt like were hosting a private detectives convention in our kitchen. The topic of why our husbands faces have gotten so furry came up and we found that everyone had
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We Day in Calgary

Posted on: October 29, 2012

October 2012 This past Wednesday I attended one of the most inspiring events I have been to in a very long time. We Day is an event for junior high and senior high school students with the purpose to motivate and inspire them to take action on local and global
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Date Night at the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

Posted on: October 12, 2012

October 2012 You might be wondering why I am writing about this not-so-family-friendly event on Family Fun Calgary. Well, sometimes mom and dad just need a night out to have a bit of fun while the kids get spoiled by grandma. When you love food and wine, what better place
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Potty Training Made Easy with the Easy Potty Trainer

Posted on: August 19, 2012

August 2012 School is starting in 3 weeks and the pressure is on to get my daughter fully toilet trained for preschool. There is a little breathing room in that they ask us to send a change of clothes in case there is an accident but they do require she
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