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Purina Pet People: Try the ONE Score for National Pet Day!

National Pet Day - Artie - Purina Canada

Happy National Pet Day! To celebrate, Purina Canada is launching the Purina ONE Score – a new scoring system aimed at helping pet owners better understand their dog’s health. I was excited to use this new health scoring system on Olive and Artie as part of National Pet Day. Our pets’ health is a huge priority and we’re up for doing anything we can in between vet check-ups to ensure they’re staying healthy, especially if…

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Purina Pet People: New Years’ Resolutions for my Pets! (#LetsLiveBig)

I’ve been hesitant over the years to make New Years’ Resolutions because almost all of the time – I don’t end up keeping them. A few years ago I wanted to learn how to knit. To this day, I’ve yet to pick up knitting needles. (That’s what the knitting tools are called, right? lol)  My New Years’ Resolutions track record isn’t great, but I’m hoping this year will be different…

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Purina Pet People: My Pets’ Holiday Wish List

Pet Photos with Santa

We love Christmas! And so do our pets. Do your pets get into the holiday spirit? Each year we do a holiday photo with our fur babies – it’s really quite adorable. It started with Thor, and it’s been so heartwarming adding more pets to the photo each Christmas. Our parents always laugh when we tell them we’re headed out to take our family Christmas photo. Understandably, getting Thor and Loki into it…

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Purina Pet People: 20 years of Petfinder & the importance of adopting

Artie Purina Petfinder

As most readers know, we have a house full of pets – two cats (Thor and Loki) and two dogs (Olive and Artie).  Thor was a farm cat we rescued out by Mike’s parents place in the country. Loki we found off Kijiji, but the circumstances were that if we didn’t take him when we did, he would’ve been put down. Olive is from a beagle breeder north of Edmonton and Artie…

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Purina Pet People: Embracing Your Cats’ Natural Behaviours (+ Cat Chow Naturals Giveaway!)

Thor and Loki haveย such unique, quirky personalities. I know that’s true of all cats! Every day they do things that are just so very, naturally “them” and it always makes me smile. Let’s embrace + celebrate the natural behaviours of our cats! Belowย are a few things I love about Thor and Loki’s natural personalities. At the end of the post, learn more about and enter to win a Purina Canada…

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  • Mmm! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ I loved the "Birthday Cake" rolled ice cream at @sweettoothyyc!! ๐Ÿฆ Vanilla bean ice cream with golden oreos, confetti sprinkles, raspberry sauce, whipped cream, raspberry drizzle, toasted hazelnuts and almonds, and strawberry Pocky! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป First time trying rolled ice cream and was delighted. @mikethyking got the "Monkey Business" banana butterscotch one. Also ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐ŸŒ.
#never2sweet #sweettoothyyc
  • Crushed ducks ๐Ÿฆ† last night, and the @edmontonoilers did the same! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ #LetsGoOilers Had a fantastic dinner at @oxbow_yyc @kri_calgary with @mikethyking, @kathytrinhle & @big_mitchy16! The #tasteab beef striploin and Chinook salmon were also excellent. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Thanks for a great meal @janohansen & @sideofpork! 
We're in Calgary for the #CalgaryExpo!
  • ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ˜œ #WakeMeWhenImFamous
  • Guys, I'm celebrating the @edmontonoilers the best way I know how: by eating! ๐Ÿฝ Over on the blog (link in bio), I've got a list of Where to Eat Duck in Edmonton (since its Duck Hunting Season! ๐Ÿฆ†) It's just an early starting list so if you know other #yegfood reataurants serving up duck, please let me know and I'll add! #LetsGoOilers #CrushTheDucks
๐Ÿ“ธ photo credit: @xix19 (duck wings!)
  • I'm obsessed with the lights๐Ÿ’ก at the Full House Lottery dream homes. ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ SO GORGEOUS! I'm having a blast working on the @FHLottery campaign this year - if you haven't had a chance to check out the homes - they're open 7 days a week for viewing in #Windermere. Go now! ๐Ÿ’ฐ from your #FHlottery ticket goes to support 1.6 #Alberta patients at @rahfoundation & @givetoUHF AND you get a chance to win from more than $5.1 million in prizes including these beautiful homes, a #yegdt Edmonton condo, trips, vehicles and more! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
  • Easily one of my new favourite salads - the Roasted Beet & Greek Yogurt salad from @crashlandhere! ๐Ÿ˜โœ”๏ธโœ”๏ธ
Enter to win a $50 gift card to Crash Hotel Lobby Bar by tagging a friend in the comments below! 
Additional entries, more #foodporn and a review of #CrashHotel over on my blog! (link in bio)
  • The snow's not all bad! โ„๏ธ
  • The best volunteer gigs are ones that involve eating delicious food... ๐Ÿ˜ Congrats to @WoodWorkYEG @chef_porter for winning Judge's Choice at the Mount Royal School @TheCulinaryArtsCookOff fundraiser! The winning dish was this Israeli pesto couscous with duck fat, sage, honey balsamic & cheese. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Kids Choice (and also my 2nd pick) was a butter bacon chicken fat soaked pasta from @shanemedericchartrand! (Perhaps all things could be soaked in butter bacon chicken fat? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค” lol) Proceeds from this annual cook off and silent auction go to support the school! A very tasty and important cause I'm lucky to have been a guest judge for. โ˜บ๏ธ
  • ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹ * G I V E A W A Y ! ! * ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹
Ever try a #Tupperware Meal Prep Party? You & friends get together and prep ingredients for 5 meals (that feed 2-4 people per meal) and you take home the meals in a bunch of Tupperware! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป I went to my first Tupperware Meal Prep Party last week with consultant @mbootsie17 and have a recap up on my blog (link in bio)! โ˜บ๏ธ I'm also giving away a free Meal Prep Party pass (valued at $125+ GST).
To enter, just tag a friend who you'd meal prep party with in the comments! Get more entries on my blog ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป www.linda-hoang.com
Note: You must live in the Edmonton area to win!
  • Finally tried @callemexicorestaurant and don't know why it took me so long! ๐ŸŒฎ Delicious beef nachos (excellent crisp factor lol), al pastor pork tacos with pineapple, and green enchiladas! Yum. Thanks for the lunch date @nicopringo.
  • And another long weekend comes to an end! Hope you had a great one. ๐Ÿ’› We spent time with family and friends, slept-in, binge-watched Netflix, long-walked the dogs, celebrated Thor's 6th birthday and celebrated @mikethyking's birthday at @TheRecRoomCA! ๐Ÿค—
This is their tasty wood-grilled pork chop with pickled mustard, whipped potatoes and braised red cabbage. I also had their lemon-fried calamari which was delicious!
  • #SixYearsOfThor!! ๐ŸŽ‚โœจ

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