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Clicks of the Day: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Edition!

Welcome to Wednesday, May 2 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Report on MLA compensation recommends scrapping transition allowances “Albertaโ€™s provincial politicians should be paid $134,000 a year, plus up to $67,000 more when they take on extra responsibilities, says an independent salary review released Wednesday… Major also advised the government to scrap the gold-plated transition allowances that cost taxpayers more than $15 million this year, and said the province…

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Clicks of the Day: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Edition!

Welcome to Wednesday, April 18 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Strategic voting could tip the scales “As the provincial election battle intensifies between the two parties on the political right, people who might have been considering voting for one of the left-leaning parties could resort to strategic voting. โ€œStrategic voting is all about preventing your least favourite candidate from winning,โ€ explains Grant MacEwan University political scientist Chaldeans Mensah. Itโ€™s…

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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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