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Charmed Resorts Rapunzel Cottage
Charmed Resorts Mulhurst Bay will offer Storybook Cottage Stays within 1 Hour of Edmonton!

BIG NEWS Alberta! Charmed Resorts just announced a second location, less than 1 hour south of Edmonton at Mulhurst Bay. They will be expanding their storybook cottage offerings in 2024 with an all-new resort in the beautiful lakeside community at Pigeon Lake! Charmed Playhouses was born in 2015 when owner
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Edmonton & Area School Division Calendars 2023-24

When is the first day of school? When are the kids off on Christmas break? Help keep on top of the 2023/2024 school year with our list of all Edmonton & Area School Calendars. Note that Easter is early this year so all divisions have included it as part of
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TripsandTreats_Legislature Tour and La Carraia
Trips & Treats: Legislature Tour and La Carraia Gelato

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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Vegas With Kids
Vegas with Kids – Our Top 10 Experiences

Have you ever considered a trip to Vegas with kids? Las Vegas is not somewhere most people would equate with a family vacation, but when my husband suggested we book a trip to celebrate my 40th birthday I just assumed we would be bringing the kids along. It was not
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Alberta Parks Comfort Camping Reservations Open for Summer 2023
Alberta Parks Comfort Camping Reservations Open for Summer 2023

Even though we are barely into the New Year, now is the best time to start planning those summer camping adventures! Whether you are brand new to camping or looking for a convenient option for your family, Alberta Parks Comfort Camping has you covered with a variety of unique accommodations
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Deep Freeze Fete 2022 Borden Park
The Deep Freeze Fête brings colourful Lights and Lanterns to Borden Park!

Our cold January weather can make it hard to get outside, so our family was happy to take advantage of the warmer temperatures and visit the first weekend of the 2022 Deep Freeze Fête in Borden Park. This spectacular 10 day festival is in it’s 15th year of brightening Edmonton’s
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Holiday Treats and Sweets
Christmas Treats: Where to Find Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice

I’m certain it’s impossible to think of the holiday season without dreaming of delicious Christmas treats. In our family, we have tried and true recipes that are made almost every year: cut-out cookies (with lots of sprinkles!), homemade fudge, chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter blossoms, peppermint bark…is your mouth watering
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Visit Revitalized Milner Library For The Grand Reopening

It’s been over 3 years since the restoration project on the Stanley A. Milner library began in downtown Edmonton. The long wait to visit in person is over and you can be one of the first ones to see it during their grand reopening from Thursday, September 17 to Sunday, September
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Tips For Hiking With Kids
5 Tips For Hiking With Kids (And Not Losing Your Mind!)

Ahhhhh, the great outdoors! There’s nothing like it. Fresh air, the sound of birds chirping, seeing the natural beauty. Not to mention, a good walk outdoors provides incredible physical and mental benefits. My husband and I enjoyed hiking as a dating couple, and continue to do so 10 years into
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Fall Family Guide Edmonton
Family Fun Edmonton Guide to Fall

Hellooooo Fall! A new season is on it’s way in, bringing all things pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters and exciting new programs. However, this time of year can also be stressful and overwhelming with school restarting and schedules changing. We created our Family Fun Edmonton Guide to Fall to make the
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