Author Bio:

For Chantelle, a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communications led to roles doing Graphic Design and Marketing with various firms before taking a break from the workforce to focus on her young children. She's a fun-seeking mom of two who equally enjoys a new and exciting adventure with the family or quiet downtime at home. In the summer months, she enjoys extended camping trips with lots of hiking and exploring, while the cooler months give way to experiencing and appreciating some of the great attractions in Edmonton. At home, you can find Chantelle getting creative with a DIY craft project, trying out a new recipe, or relaxing with her two very spoiled dogs.


Posts by cmames:

Letter to Santa {Free Printable}

Posted on: November 5, 2022

Writing a letter to Santa is a part many household’s holiday traditions. It is a fun and exciting activity for the kids, and can play a key role in helping “Santa” determine what to put on the shopping list – especially this year when they are warning of shipping delays
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See Summerside Grande Boulevard lit up for Halloween!

Posted on: October 15, 2022

There is a street in the neighborhood of Summerside that has established itself as THE premier spot for Halloween fun and trick-or-treating in Edmonton. The residents on Grande Boulevard go all out with Halloween decorations and the street can easily see over a thousand costumed ghosts and goblins on Halloween
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Boo a Friend or Neighbour for Halloween! {FREE Printable}

Posted on: September 29, 2022

Have you ever been Booed? Booing is the perfect way to bring some sneaky fun to a friend or neighbour this Halloween! Plus we have made it even easier for you with our We’ve Been Booed/You’ve Been Booed FREE printable below. What is Booing? Booing is the act of leaving
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Thrills Around Every Corner at the Rutherford Manor Haunted House

Posted on: September 26, 2022

The Rutherford Manor Haunt is one of those experiences I would selfishly prefer to keep quiet about, but is just too awesome not to share! The creators behind this walk-thru haunted house go all out transforming this residential home in Rutherford into a multi room haunted experience, complete with character
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Dog Days at the U of A Botanic Garden

Posted on: September 25, 2022

From October 1 to 10, 2022, it is Dog Days at the Botanic Garden! For a couple special weeks at the end of the Fall season, you can bring your four-legged friend to sniff, explore and play at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. While pets are not normally permitted,
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Visit Camrose for 3 Terrific Train Experiences!

Posted on: August 11, 2022

Our family recently had the opportunity to spend a fun Sunday afternoon trying Guess Where Trips. We set out having no idea where the folder full of envelopes would take us, and ended up having a fantastic day discovering several great trails and attractions we would have never explored otherwise.
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Head Down Highway II to Meet a Kangaroo!

Posted on: August 5, 2022

Did you know you can meet kangaroos, wallabies, llamas, goats, ducks and more right on the outskirts of Calgary? Cobb’s Adventure Park has been on my radar for a few years now and I was excited to finally check it out this summer when we were passing through Calgary on
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Float On! Summer Tubing Guide

Posted on: July 26, 2022

There’s nothing like a float down the river on a hot day! It is easy to see why tubing has been an increasingly popular summer activity, providing the perfect way to cool off and have some fun on the water with family or friends. Whether you are looking for a
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River Adventures! Raft, Kayak, and Boating Guide

Posted on: July 24, 2022

Several years ago my husband put a four person raft on our Christmas wish list, and much to my dismay my in-laws ended up buying it as a gift for our family. I had been on a few guided whitewater rafting trips over the years, and really enjoyed it, but
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Trips & Treats: Legislature Tour and La Carraia Gelato

Posted on: June 23, 2022

When I saw The Alberta Legislature was offering free in-person tours again this summer, I was excited to check it out! I knew it would be something my husband and I would enjoy, but was slightly hesitant to bring the kids remembering how incredibly boring I found it as a
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