Dear Santa, about that Penguin…

Can you believe it is the last day of November?!? Here is to saying good-bye to Movember and moustaches and hello to candy canes and carols.  For those of you who were on your A game and are finished or close to finishing your Christmas shopping, way to go!! I am more of a last-minute … Continue reading

Making Spirits (and sets) Bright

One of our favorite organizations to volunteer with is the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Last night we had a wonderful time helping to build and decorate sets for their upcoming Snowflake Gala.  Last night’s group volunteer outing was organized by Because Edmonton Cares.  This amazing group is the brain child of our good friend Jody.  … Continue reading

Cakes and Cash

L and I had the opportunity to volunteer at Cakes for Cash on Tuesday, November 1.  This event was presented by the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts.  The 6th annual version of their famous Cake Walk fundraiser was a tribute to Johnny Cash with performances by Brett Kissel and Kira Hladum showcasing the cakes decorated by eight of Edmonton’s finest chefs … Continue reading

Smashing Pumpkins

“From its humble beginnings in 1974, the Pumpkin Ball has evolved into a signature fundraising and community event in Wetaskiwin.” – Marilyn Conner, Executive Director – Wetaskiwin & District Association The Wetaskiwin and District Association for Community Service (WDACS) is a parent-founded, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing qualitycommunity programs and services for adults and children with disabilities.  … Continue reading

Burlesque BOOM for Breast Cancer

Do you have plans this weekend?? With the temperatures expected to drop, wouldn’t it be great to spend some time indoors.  Forget movies on the couch though, Why not shake things up a bit this weekend (literally) and try a new fitness craze.  In a previous post I told you all how much fun I had with … Continue reading