Everyone’s favourite holiday, Christmas is a special time of year that offers so many things to do and celebrate – especially in Canada. This tag explores how to celebrate Christmas in Canada, including what to do and not to miss sites over the holiday season in Canada’s top destinations, plus some of the unique festive activities – not only in our cities, but in the Rockies and other tourist destinations.

Christmas in Banff is a magical experience, a true winter wonderland with the fairytale Castle in the Rockies – the Fairmont Banff Springs at its epicentre. Besides skiing in Banff or warming up along the hot chocolate trail, you won’t want for seasonal joy.

While you may not suspect it, there are so many Calgary Christmas events, festivals and activities, it’s worth searching out this city for a visit and we share all the details in this dedicated post.

We all know, Christmas is a busy time, especially for families. The tag also has posts on how to look good on busy holiday morning and cooking secrets from celebrity chefs. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to make the season magical and we have several posts with easy suggestions from crafts and activity ideas for kids to advent calendar ideas for kids and adults!

Finding the perfect present can be stressful, so we’ve broken that down with posts on perfect gifts for men, women, children and those hard to buy for tricky people!

That lull in between Christmas and New Years is addressed too, because cabin fever over the winter holidays is all too real. As the holidays come to an end, we finish off the year with a spot of goal setting and reflection.

93 Awesome Advent calendar ideas for kids

By |2021-12-15T08:04:27-07:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Good Times|Tags: |

The Christmas countdown is on, and if you're wanting to do a homemade Advent calendar this year, it's time to giddy up. You only need 24 little items or activities to fill those slots, but it's easy to run out of ideas. I've got you covered with loads of suggestions ranging from crafts and activities to affordable trinkets. And don't worry, they're all easy to find.

The Best Ways to Experience Christmas in Canada

By |2021-11-09T16:52:35-07:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

There are few places in the world as set up for holiday enchantment as Canada. With snow-quilted forests, lakes that transform into skating rinks and an abundance of traditional Christmas markets, the holiday spirit shines brightly. With all that's going on, you'll want to organize your Christmas in Canada earlier rather than later this year. Here's a look at the most festive destinations for happy holidays.

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!

How to be more thankful and grateful at this time of year

By |2019-11-20T20:53:27-07:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: |

It seems too early to be thinking about Christmas, doesn't it? But if I don't start on holiday prep by mid-November, I'm grouchy and stressed all of December. If I want to be more present, more thankful and grateful for all that I have, I need to be purposeful. Here's a look at what I do each November to get a head start on the holiday season.

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