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Explore Edmonton: Things To Do For Valentine’s Day 2017

Linda Hoang - January 31, 2017
Valentines Day Explore Edmonton Events

I love love! And I love celebrating love. I try to do this year-round, but like having an excuse to do it each year on Valentine’s Day.  Here’s a list of date ideas I’ve put together to help you plan your Valentine’s Day in Edmonton! It largely builds off previous lists I’ve created so if there are new events happening, please let me know and I’d …

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What To Do For New Year’s Eve: Edmonton Events (Dec 31, 2016)

Linda Hoang - December 3, 2016
Edmonton Events New Years Eve

NYE list last updated: Saturday, December 3, 2016  * Photos courtesy of Anthony P. Jones via City of Edmonton Photo Gallery Happy December! How many of you have put up your holiday decorations? Started listening to Christmas music? Planning how to ring in the New Year? It’s going to be a pretty big one to ring in – 2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday! The whole …

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Social Media Notes (#96) – Links for the Week of December 21 – 27

Linda Hoang - December 28, 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!  A few changes coming for chat/messenger apps: Looks like Google is set to release a messenger app – with an added bonus that you’d be able …

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#ExploreEdmonton: Staycation at the West Edmonton Mall World Water Park

Linda Hoang - September 10, 2015
West Edmonton Mall - World Water Park - Edmonton - Water Slides

Each year, Mike and I go on an annual water park adventure with our friends Rachel and Taylor. There really isn’t a lot of water park options in the Edmonton area – I mean, really there’s only one: at the indoor World Water Park in West Edmonton Mall! Over the years we’ve had some new friends join us but our core four remained the same. …

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20 Things to do in Edmonton for Valentine’s Day (2015)

Linda Hoang - January 29, 2015

I love Valentine’s Day! Yes, yes, sometimes the commercialism is a bit much – it’s crazy that the pink hearts and candy come out almost immediately after Christmas, all that societal pressure of finding someone to spend it with that can be stupid, and it’s silly to think that you should only celebrate your special someone on this one day a year, but I’ve always …

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Clicks of the Day: March 16, 17, 18 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - March 18, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (March 16, 17, 18) 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!) Authorities express extreme disapproval at St. Patrick’s day mob in London, …

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - February 21, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, February 21 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Edmonton senior says life in long-term care is abuse, misery and broken elevators “An Alberta senior has gone public with allegations of misery, physical abuse and substandard living conditions at a long-term care centre. Beverley Munro says staff in her ward at the Edmonton General Hospital physically manhandle her to get her to bed, and …

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My Alberta Roadtrip – Calgary, Drumheller, Sylvan Lake

Linda Hoang - September 3, 2010

Mike and I were both smart and took one week off before school started this year! We decided to take our first vacation of the summer right here in Alberta. (Does that count as a staycation? Or would that still be a vacation since we aren’t THAT close to home but pretty close…) Calgary. On Monday we took off to Calgary. This was my first …

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