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:

[FREE Printable] Letter to Santa

Posted on: November 27, 2023

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! I love Christmas and am always get excited when I start
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Dog Days at the U of A Botanic Garden

Posted on: September 1, 2023

From September 15 to October 9, 2023, 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
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Visit Camrose for 3 Terrific Train Experiences!

Posted on: July 28, 2023

In August 2022 our family 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
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Trips & Treats: Legislature Tour and La Carraia Gelato

Posted on: June 23, 2023

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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Plan the Perfect Playcation at Calaway Park!

Posted on: June 15, 2023

Make Calaway Park your family Playcation Destination this summer! As Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park, this popular Calgary summer attraction has been providing joy, excitement and family memories in Alberta for over four decades. I have many of my own fond memories from visiting as a child, and now
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Fort Edmonton Park 2023 Season Opens May 20!

Posted on: May 15, 2023

Experience all the historic fun of Fort Edmonton Park when it re-opens for the 2023 summer season on Saturday, May 20! It is part our family’s annual summer bucket list and we can’t wait to get back again and see what’s new and interesting. No matter how many times we
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Float On! Summer Tubing Guide

Posted on: May 15, 2023

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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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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