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Purina Pet People: 3 Ways My Pets Make Life Bigger and Better!

Linda Hoang - July 18, 2016
Thor Loki Artie Olive

“Pets don’t just make life better. They make it bigger.”  Every day I am in awe of our pets and the joy they bring into our lives. I truly believe pets make life bigger and better – which conveniently enough is what Purina’s new Live Big Campaign is all about. #LetsLiveBig celebrates the impact pets have had on our lives, and looks at what we can do …

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Purina Pet People: Tips for the Best Cat Litter Experience (+ Tidy Cats Giveaway!)

Linda Hoang - April 17, 2016
Thor Litter Purina Tidy Cat

My fur babies are a big, big part of my life. If you’re following me on social media, you’ve likely seen photos and videos of my two cats and two dogs – Thor (who just turned 5), Loki (3 years old), Olive (2 years old), and Artie (who is the newest to our family, and nearly 6 months old). Check out #OliveAndTheCats and #OliveandArtie for some cute posts! …

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Support the Cats of Edmonton Photo Book!

Linda Hoang - March 17, 2016
Cats of Edmonton

March through May is always a crazy time of year for me – at least for the last couple of years, since the Edmonton International Cat Festival was created! For those who don’t know, I started this festival in 2014 as a way to focus some of my energy and passion towards a good cause. The Edmonton International Cat Festival is a celebration of cats, …

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Social Media Notes (#91) – Links for the Week of November 16-22

Linda Hoang - November 23, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  This is so interesting – hear from the founders of the Dogs of Instagram account, and how they turned their passion into a boutique business. Love …

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Travel Japan: My Guide to Visiting Cat Cafes in Japan

Linda Hoang - October 29, 2015
Cat Cafe Calico - Japan Cat Cafe Guide - Tokyo

This October (2015), I had the most a-meowzing trip to Japan eating, sightseeing, and visiting a number of Japanese cat cafes! Cat cafes have exploded in popularity all over the world in recent years. The first cafe was started in Taipei, Taiwan in 1998 and quickly took off in Asia. Japan especially embraced the concept and is now home to (according to the Internet) hundreds of …

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Social Media Notes (#77) – Links for the Week of July 20 – 26

Linda Hoang - July 27, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! How a-meowzing! The New York Museum of the Moving Image will open an exhibit dedicated to the history of Internet cats! Can’t wait! Planning underway for …

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Social Media Notes (#76) – Links for the Week of July 13 – 19

Linda Hoang - July 20, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Pretty big Instagram desktop update. You can now search people, places, and hashtags on the web version of Instagram! I was surprised last week when I …

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Recap + Giveaway: Our Shopping Spree For #OliveAndTheCats + Win a $50 Gift Card to Homes Alive Pets

Linda Hoang - June 29, 2015
Homes Alive Pets Edmonton

There’s a new breed of pet store in town! Homes Alive Pets is a new pet store located at 13340 St. Albert Trail. They actually opened on the same day as the Edmonton International Cat Festival (maybe next year they can be a part of the festival!) and co-owner Evan reached out to me and asked if I would be interested in checking out the …

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Social Media Notes (#65) – Links for the Week of April 5 – 12

Linda Hoang - April 13, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Some new updates to Instagram that I am digging: You can turn on post notifications for specific users, and add colour and fade filters to your …

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Social Media Notes (#60) – Links for the Week of March 2-8

Linda Hoang - March 8, 2015

Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! It’s your last chance to get tickets to iMEDIA 2015 social media conference! The mixer is Friday and the conference is all day Saturday. Hope to …

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