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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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June Events 2022
What’s Happening This Month? Family Fun Events in Edmonton in June!

What’s not to love about June? Great weather, the official start of summer and of course the end of the school year! June is also jam-packed with great activities all over the city. We’ve picked a mere sampling of the family fun events in Edmonton in June – to see
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Kids Eat Free Edmonton
Where Kids Eat Free in Edmonton – 2022 UPDATE!

Anything that bills itself as family friendly is good to us, and the family friendliest of all is “kids eat free.” All of these promotions stipulate that the free child’s meal offer is with the purchase of an adult’s meal. Please call ahead to ensure the promotion is still going
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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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Ultimate Edmonton Ski Guide
Ultimate Guide: Where to Ski in Edmonton

  With a healthy dose of snow on the ground, it’s officially ski season in Edmonton. Sure, heading to the Rockies may be the preferred location for skiing, but when time’s a constraint, there are some great ski options right here in the city. Plus, with 2020 bringing about a
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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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Perseid Meteor Shower
Late Night Perseid Meteor Shower Stargazing

Grab a blanket and get outside the city to appreciate this impressive meteor shower! The annual Perseid Meteor Shower reaches it’s optimal viewing time during the late evening of August 11 and into the early hours of August 12, 2020. It’s best to get out before the moon rises at
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