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 1, 2021

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 26, 2021

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: October 15, 2021

Have you ever been Booed? Booing is the perfect way to bring some socially distanced 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
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Thrills Around Every Corner at the Rutherford Manor Haunt

Posted on: October 7, 2021

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! After a Covid hiatus in 2020, I am so excited to see them back and ready to scare in 2021. The creators behind this walk-thru
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A Glowing Review for Canada Golf Card Mini Golf

Posted on: September 27, 2021

There’s fun for the entire family at Canada Golf Card Driving Range and Mini Golf! Our foursome all had a great evening when recently invited out to play a round of night time mini golf and hit some balls at the driving range. Mini golf has always been a fun
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Fun with Fort Saskatchewan’s Flock

Posted on: August 19, 2021

For 30 years, the Fort Saskatchewan Sheep have been welcomed into City parks to help keep the grass trim.  This unique program serves as both an eco-friendly way to look after the parks, and a delightful opportunity for visitors to get up close and personal with farm animals in the
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Pigtopia is a Pig and People’s Paradise!

Posted on: August 10, 2021

Just south of Edmonton near the town of Millet is a pig filled paradise called Pigtopia Urban Farm. This lovingly maintained family farm is home to pigs of all different sizes and types, as well as goats and miniature horses. Offering interactive farm tours, it is a great place to
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Pulling Out all the Big Roadside Attraction Stops

Posted on: August 10, 2021

Go Big or Go Home!  On our recent trek back from camping in Cold Lake, we decided to take our time and check out some of the large roadside attractions in the area.  It added a few extra miles and hours to our trip, but it made for a fun
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Enjoy Nature at Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary

Posted on: July 28, 2021

I have wanted to check out the Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary for some time now and our first family trip out definitely did not disappoint.  With four connected nature trails to discover it is the perfect spot for visitors of all ages and abilities to enjoy a relaxed Sunday
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Dog Days at the U of A Botanic Garden

Posted on: May 18, 2021

From October 1 to 11, 2021, 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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