Calgary - Kensington Riverside Inn - Best Weekend Ever 48 Hours Tourism
Wheat Garden Chinese Noodle and Dumpling Bazaar - Edmonton
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald - Interactive Blogger Dinner - Edmonton
Moving couches and tables around for a thorough cleaning.
Doctor Who - Calgary Comic Entertainment Expo - Cosplay - Explore Alberta

Social Media Notes (#120) – Links for the Week of June 13 – 19

Linda Hoang - June 20, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The year of live video – Twitter has released a go-Live Periscope button for anyone using the app, in an effort to make it easier to …

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Best Weekend Ever: 48 Hours in Calgary (Tourism Calgary)

Linda Hoang - June 17, 2016
Calgary - Kensington Riverside Inn - Best Weekend Ever 48 Hours Tourism

Summer 2016 is my Alberta Staycation Summer. Out-of-province trips are great – no doubt, but I think you can do and see so much right here in Alberta, and even better – do so much in just a single weekend! That’s what I sought out to do in Calgary this month. Working with Tourism Calgary, Mike and I asked – what would the #BestWeekendEver in our …

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Social Media Notes (#119) – Links for the Week of June 6 – 12

Linda Hoang - June 13, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The biggest social media news of the week: Microsoft’s announcement that it’s purchasing LinkedIn for $26 billion in cash. A merger between “the world’s largest professional …

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Recap: Wheat Garden Chinese Noodle & Dumpling Bazaar (Northern Chinese Noodles)

Linda Hoang - June 9, 2016
Wheat Garden Chinese Noodle and Dumpling Bazaar - Edmonton

I’m a sucker for noodles! I have Vietnamese banh pho noodles at least twice a week (thanks mom). I love me all types of pasta noodles. I’ve been having lots of Japanese ramen noodles since we went to Japan last October. And lately, I’ve really been craving Chinese noodles, especially from Wheat Garden Chinese Noodle & Dumpling Bazaar, thanks to their persistent social media presence! Social media really …

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Recap: 3rd Annual Interactive Blogger Dinner at the Fairmont Macdonald

Linda Hoang - June 7, 2016
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald - Interactive Blogger Dinner - Edmonton

This year I was fortunate enough to be invited back to the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s 3rd Annual Interactive Blogger Dinner! The behind-the-scenes cooking experience puts me and four other food lovers inside the Fairmont’s kitchens, working alongside the hotel’s talented chefs to create a delicious, three-course meal that we also get to eat! It’s such a fun (and tasty) experience that I’ve suggested the Fairmont hold it …

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Social Media Notes (#118) – Links for the Week of May 30 – June 5

Linda Hoang - June 6, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  We got a glimpse into the world of paid celebrity social media endorsements this week, when Scott Disick accidentally copied and pasted his instructions for posting …

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Recap + Giveaway: $200 for House Cleaning Services from Mad Maids

Linda Hoang - June 1, 2016
Moving couches and tables around for a thorough cleaning.

I hate cleaning. Ha ha. The last time I wrote about cleaning, I said I ‘loathed’ it because hate is such a strong word, but after some months, I’ve decided ‘hate’ works for this. I really hate cleaning, lol. There’s just a lot of things I’d much rather be doing. This past year, Mike and I decided that paying for convenience is worth it – especially …

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Social Media Notes (#117) – Links for the Week of May 23 – 29

Linda Hoang - May 30, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The big social news of the week was Twitter’s announcement that they’re going to stop including pictures and links in the 140-character tweet limit. You can …

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Social Media Notes (#116) – Links for the Week of May 16 – 22

Linda Hoang - May 23, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The 3rd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival is THIS WEEK! It takes place Saturday, May 28, and is the only event of its kind in Canada, donating 100% …

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Social Media Notes (#115) – Links for the Week of May 9 – 15

Linda Hoang - May 16, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The 3rd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival is coming up fast! It takes place Saturday, May 28, and is the only event of its kind in Canada, donating 100% …

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