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:

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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Boo at the Zoo! Halloween with the Edmonton Valley Zoo

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Get closer to ghosts and goblins, as well as the amazing animals at Edmonton Valley Zoo this October! Boo at the Zoo is back for another year of spooky family fun on October 23, 24, 30 & 31, 2021. Get dressed up in your costumes and bring a reusable treat
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