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Soaking up: Winnipeg – Tallpine Lodges

February 15, 2019

As many of you know, winter isn’t really my thing. However with winter generally lasting 6 or month in Winnipeg, it’s so important to take a moment to appreciate its beauty. In January this island girl got the opportunity to get away with her favourite photographers to enjoy Manitoba’s natural winter wonderland at Tallpine Lodges, located in the breath taking Whiteshell Province Park. This family run lodge offers guest an opportunity to reconnect with nature with the luxuries of a…

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Good Buds Bakery: Pop up dinner

January 29, 2019

When Chef Jonathan Rahim was on Masterchef Canada, not only was city of Winnipeg excited to see one of their own on the show, the West Indian community from coast to coast couldn’t contain their excitement of seeing Ghost pepper on national television. View this post on Instagram Hey Everyone. Exciting #masterchefcanada episode tonight…We’re doing our first #teamchallenge 8pm tonight on CTV. I just finished making dinner (#spicycurry Beef Rib with braised potatoes on rice topped with just a little…

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Leo’s 2 Birthday

January 22, 2019
Victoria Inn Hotel

“I can’t believe my kid is.. (insert age here)” says every parent with each birthday that passes. Alas I feel the same way. Leo’s second birthday snuck up on us and I flew into panic mode. Anyone who lives in Winnipeg can attest that winter birthdays are tough especially for little ones. Our winters are brutal and unpredictable, therefore to plan an outdoor party for a young child is difficult. The options we were left with were indoor play parks,…

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Soaking up: Winnipeg -Sunset Goose Flights at Fort Whyte Alive

October 21, 2018

When I think of Fall, I think of the beautiful colours and leather jackets. Leather jackets aside, as I held Leos hand and walked down the trails at Fort Whyte Alive, we admired the reds and orange leaves and watched he squirrels scurry about grabbing the last few nuts they can find to stalk up for the winter. When we arrived at the edge of the lake just outside of the interpretive centre, Leo and I grabbed a spot on…

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Soaking up: Winnipeg – Lights of the North

September 21, 2018
lights of the north

On this episode of Soaking up: Winnipeg, I checked out Lights of the North at the Red River Exhibition Park. Lights of the North is the next step in the long standing relationship between Chengdu and Winnipeg. Celebrating the year of tourism between both of our countries there is no better reason for a Lantern light festival. This is a must do, you definitely have to check out Lights of the North before Oct 15. 5 Tips for Lights of…

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Dream streets making dreams a reality

September 20, 2018

A few years ago while searching for a new charity to volunteer for, I came across a Winnipeg based organization called The Dream Factory. Since 1983, The Dream Factory has been granting wishes to children that face life threatening illnesses in Manitoba. Dreams range from hockey games, to trips to Disney World and everything in between. Recently Ryder, my girls son, was granted a wish “Having Ryder’s dream granted by the Dream Factory in 2017 gave us something to celebrate.…

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Soaking up: Winnipeg- Fun Park Amusement Center

September 11, 2018
Fun park Amusement Center

Winnipeg’s newest family fun indoor park, Fun Park Amusement Center, is described by the operations manager as ultimate indoor park that combines all the features its competition. As I walked into the 2 month old amusement center I saw rock climbing, a trampoline park, jungle gym, an arcade, laser tag and tucked away behind the jungle gym was a large toddler area. In talking with Parth, Business operation manager, with how he envisioned each players’ experience he simple said “Just…

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