This tag is for posts about Calgary, Canada and features restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues that will be of interest to residents and visitors. Located in the Canadian province of Alberta, Cowtown (its nickname) is not the provincial capital but is the more populous city with a larger downtown core.

The city has vibrant culture and history, and is known for one of the world’s most famous outdoor rodeos, the Calgary Stampede. This tag will explore all the many things to do in Calgary. For families, there are beaches, kayaking opportunities, great parks, events and seasonal attractions. The Zoo, Heritage Park and Calaway Park are but a few of the top attractions we have posts on.

Throughs this tag we will also explore some of best culinary experiences – from the best places to eat sushi and Japanese food to Italian and pizza restaurants. On the wellness front we have several posts about where to get a massage, Calgary dermatology clinics and prenatal classes.

On the fitness front, you’ll find a wide variety of  yoga and barre classes, plus it’s easy access to the mountains means hiking and outdoor opportunities are never far away.

The city has many festivals throughout the year, has premium malls for shopping indoors, outdoor shopping at Country Hills Village and Westhills Towne Centre, plus a good selection of independent boutiques in neighbourhoods like Inglewood, Kensington, Marda Loop and 17th Ave SW. It’s the perfect destination for a weekend getaway over Christmas or summer.

If exploring Calgary with kids this tag will also direct you to where you can score Calgary coupons for discounts and the city’s leading attractions.

Where to get free Santa photos in Calgary

By |2020-05-16T07:48:15-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Style|Tags: , |

I'm not one for waiting in lines, so I was stoked to find two places in Calgary that offer free Santa photos without a horrendous wait. I've also persuaded some generous Calgary retailers to offer up some luxe Aveda products, Rumble Boxing classes, plus other lovely little treats to cap off the year. Happy holidays!

Prenatal Yoga in Calgary: Everything you Need to Know

By |2020-12-16T09:48:56-07:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: |

Exactly 15-years ago I was happily pregnant and the best part of my week was Thursday night. That's when I'd do my prenatal yoga class then rush home to watch Survivor and The Apprentice. My how times have changed! If someone you know is pregnant, prenatal yoga is a fantastic way to relieve pregnancy stressors and prepare yourself for birth. We've also researched the best spots in Calgary for prenatal and parenting classes. And if you've never taken a yoga class before, we've got you covered with a look at the beginner classes available. Namaste!

These are the best studios for hot yoga in Calgary

By |2020-09-23T14:32:36-06:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: |

How do you totally unwind? I've got a variety of tricks up my sleeve, but Pinot Grigio and Netflix usually make me feel worse. Over the past few years, hot yoga has become my therapy of choice. Here's a look at my favourite studios in Calgary (I'm a floater) + how to prep for your first class.

How to have the best birthday party in Calgary

By |2021-08-13T11:47:05-06:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Good Times|Tags: |

Go, shawty. It's your birthday. Well maybe it's not. And maybe you're not Shawty. But who cares? I've tapped some of my favourite influential Calgary peeps for their tips on how to have the best birthday. Whether you're looking to party, chill out or just want some great restaurant and cake suggestions, I've got you covered. And hey, Happy belated Birthday!

Back to School Prep at Country Hills Village Shopping Centre

By |2020-05-27T13:32:51-06:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Style|Tags: |

I don't know about you, but I love this time of year. August is like the Sunday night of summer. It's a time to get all your ducks in a row before the start of the new school year and to nail off all those fun, summery activities you haven't yet got to. I've partnered with Country Hills Village Shopping Centre for an amazing back to school giveaway you probably will want to get in on.

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