Blog by Lori Spada

What is it you ask?

May 30th, 2014

What is it you ask?

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Have you noticed this new building being constructed in Rockyview County?  

It's located on the West side of Highway 22 between the Highway 8/22 roundabout and Highway 1. Some have speculated that it might a hotel or maybe an event facility of some kind but in fact it's someone's personal home

The property is slated to be 11,000 sq. ft., with 7 fireplaces, ...

Cramped Quarters

May 29th, 2014

And you thought you could use more space?

Check out this UK property, that measures just 8 ft x 3 in (99 inches) across...yes that's right....the width of the property is 99 inches!!  

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Yes, it's just that little sliver on the far left of the white block.    

No wasted space here......they've maximized every little inch.    

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The 466 square foot, 1 bedroom home, with a 7 ...

6 Calgary Restaurants in Top 50 Canadian Guide

May 26th, 2014

Calgary's Top 6 Tasty Spots

We have some incredibly delectable restaurant choices in Calgary and more pop up on the restaurant scene all the time. 

It's great to see that our local talent hasn't been overlooked in a recently published 2014 top 50 restaurants in Canada guide, as selected by a judging panel of 54 chef's.   

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Making it into the top 50 list are 6 local restaura ...

Minty Dog Treats

May 20th, 2014

I've made these treats for our pug Lucy.....yes, that's her in the photo...because every now and again she needs a bit of a breath refresher!  I omitted the garlic though....for our benefit....and she gobbled them up.   


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Kudos to our talented photographer for capturing her personality so perfectly!   
If you're planning a "pet photo shoot" and are on the hunt for someone, let me kn ...

Inglewood Girls Night

May 6th, 2014

Girls Night Out in Inglewood

The Inglewood shopping area is known for it's eclectic mix of unique shops (the residential community also offers the same mix of homes, residents & a super active community...but...more on that another time).  

On May 8, Inglewood will be hosting its annual Girls Night Out.  It's a great time to explore if you've never been before or visit your ...

Emergency Preparedness Week

May 6th, 2014

Did you know it's emergency preparedness week? 

Do you have an emergency/disaster plan?   

Check out this article and short video from the Canadian Red Cross for tips on how to implement your household disaster plan.   

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Winter Winter Go Away

May 3rd, 2014

Calgary does look beautiful covered in snow but.....given that it's May 3, I'd say that winter has definitely oustayed it's welcome!    

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 It's time to leave our fair city!!


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YYC Burger Week

May 2nd, 2014

Calgary Burger Week


Did you know that YYC Burger Week officially started today?   The event runs from May 2 to May 10 and includes 30!!! participants - up from 16 last year.

If you feel an excuse to "burger-out" each and every day, then you'll be happy to know that the event supports 3 local 
charities with 10% of each sale being allocated to their designated charity.  OK, ...

Art Show?

May 2nd, 2014
Art Show?

This weekend's weather calls for rain....and a little snow thrown in for good measure!  

What better way to spend a rainy day than checking out some great art?

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