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Social Media Notes (#29) – Links for the Week of May 5 – 11

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! The 2nd annual Yeggies celebrating the best new media content creators in Edmonton took place on Friday. Check out who won the top award, plus all other winners here! Congratulations everyone!…

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Social Media Spotlight: Edmonton woman’s cat video goes viral

Edmonton woman’s cat video goes viral By Linda Hoang Move over Grumpy Cat, there’s a new famous cat on the Internet and his name is Joey. Seven-year-old tabby Joey has found fame online after his owner, Edmontonian Hilary Darrah, uploaded a one-minute video montage of the cat to YouTube earlier this month. In just a few short weeks, the video, titled Joey Loves Water, has reached nearly 200,000 views. In…

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Social Media Notes (#22) – Links for the Week of March 10 – 16

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! The NSA sucks. It impersonated Facebook to try and infect millions of computers. Taking Twitter ads to the next level – “click to call” button being tested for sponsored posts. I…

Alberta Primetime

Alberta Primetime: Pop Culture Panel (March 13, 2014)

Click the image above or the link below to watch the March 13 Alberta Primetime Pop Culture Panel (#PTPopCulture) in which I am a guest panelist! We talk Wil Wheaton’s love affair with Alberta (and social media endorsements in general), no make-up selfies, deceptive viral videos and more! Click here to watch the March 13 Pop Culture Panel I was on the panel with local author Marty Chan and writer…

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Clicks of the Day: March 30, 31 & April 1 2012 Weekend Edition!

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (March 30, 31 and April 1) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actually have!) Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Alberta Election 2012: Nasty Tory tweet leads to apology, resignation “A Tory tweet…

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  • Mmm! 😍😍 I loved the "Birthday Cake" rolled ice cream at @sweettoothyyc!! 🍦 Vanilla bean ice cream with golden oreos, confetti sprinkles, raspberry sauce, whipped cream, raspberry drizzle, toasted hazelnuts and almonds, and strawberry Pocky! 🙌🏻 First time trying rolled ice cream and was delighted. @mikethyking got the "Monkey Business" banana butterscotch one. Also 💯🍌.
#never2sweet #sweettoothyyc
  • Crushed ducks 🦆 last night, and the @edmontonoilers did the same! 🙌🏻😁 #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. 🙏🏻 Thanks for a great meal @janohansen & @sideofpork! 
We're in Calgary for the #CalgaryExpo!
  • 🙂😜 #WakeMeWhenImFamous
  • Guys, I'm celebrating the @edmontonoilers the best way I know how: by eating! 🍽 Over on the blog (link in bio), I've got a list of Where to Eat Duck in Edmonton (since its Duck Hunting Season! 🦆) 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
📸 photo credit: @xix19 (duck wings!)
  • I'm obsessed with the lights💡 at the Full House Lottery dream homes. 😭😭😭❤️❤️❤️ 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! 💰 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! 🙏🏻
  • Easily one of my new favourite salads - the Roasted Beet & Greek Yogurt salad from @crashlandhere! 😍✔️✔️
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! ❄️
  • The best volunteer gigs are ones that involve eating delicious food... 😍 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. 🙏🏻 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? 😍🤔 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. ☺️
  • 🍋🍋🍋 * G I V E A W A Y ! ! * 🍋🍋🍋
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! 👌🏻 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)! ☺️ 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 👉🏻 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! 🌮 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. 💛 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! 🤗
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!! 🎂✨

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