Canada 150: There s no shortage of events to celebrate Canada 150 in Edmonton. We ll be in the backyard hosting a party and road hockey tournament (watch my IG Story for more) but here s a few things you can check out around the city. Celebration at City Hall from 11-6. All the details. Event at the Alberta [ ] The post Everything Canada 150 in Edmonton, the best #yeg boutique summer sales and custom 150 bags! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Tis the season for summer drinks! I had so much fun designing these three fabulous features (mostly because I got to taste test all of them). I designed them to be alcohol-free, so you can pour them as-is for your kids and pregnant friends, or add vodka, gin, or white wine for everybody else. Let [ ] The post Healthy(ish) Summer Drinks for the Whole Family appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Free Swimming: No charge to get into four City of Edmonton outdoor pools this summer. Starting Canada Day, admission to Fred Broadstock, Oliver, Mill Creek and Queen Elizabeth is free! It s all part of Canada s 150th birthday celebration. (It s normally about $20 a family). Coffee Trailer: How cute is this? I recently scrolled upon Kopi [ ] The post Local Love List: A Coffee Trailer, Free Swimming, and New Eats Off Whyte Ave! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Your little one s first birthday is a big one. You pull out all the stops to create a memorable party, but what about the birthdays after the first? Surely we should celebrate our sons and daughters, but to what extent? We re starting to plan Wyatt s second birthday party and I m feeling caught between wanting to [ ] The post No More Birthday Presents? appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Art & Design Festival: The Works Art & Design Festival kicks off next Thursday, June 22 and runs until July 4 from 11a.m 9 p.m every day. Check out the Art Market and Food Street open every day, and perfect for the kids all-ages art-making from noon 8 p.m each day of [ ] The post Local Love List: Female Statues, A New Literacy App, and a Discussion on Birthday Presents appeared first on Kari Skelton.
We re still buzzing over our big adventure to Chicago! Did you catch Part #1? Read here. I love to maximize my time when I m in a vibrant city like Chicago. There s lots to see and do and I want it all! We packed a lot into four days, yet still felt such a sense of [ ] The post This is 40: Our Chicago Adventure Part #2 appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Pizza for a Cause: One of our favourite pizza joints, Love Pizza, is accepting diaper donations for the Terra Centre until June 18th. One box of diapers (size 4, 5, or 6 preferred), gets you a $15 GC for Love Pizza! Visit them at 10196 109 Street or at #335, 935 St. Albert Trail. Chicago Trip: Here s part [ ] The post Farmer s Field Dinner, Drag Queen Storytime and Pizza for a Great Cause! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
There s no messing around when your spouse is turning 40. Arguably the biggest birthday celebration of one s life (one, 18, and 40, right?) I really wanted to hit out of the park in celebrating my man. Chicago is somewhere my husband Ryan and I have wanted to travel to for quite some time, so it was [ ] The post This is 40: Our Chicago Adventure Part #1 appeared first on Kari Skelton.
There’s nothing quite like building S Mores around the campfire with your friends. When I was a little girl, summer evenings at our cabin in the Whiteshell, Manitoba often included roasting marshmallows under the stars. That moment when you press your mallow in between your graham wafers and chocolate was a sacred one! I’ve really been looking [ ] The post Super-Cool S Mores Kits appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Walking Tour App: This is nice timing for summer! The Friends of Rutherford House Society just launched an interactive app which will guide you through some of our city s most beautiful and historic locations. Something fun to do with the kids and with guests visiting from out-of-town. The first tour available connects Rutherford House to the [ ] The post Local Love List: Music Festival Lineups, A Walking Tour App and A Creative Space for Kids appeared first on Kari Skelton.