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The Wheatland Express Family Summer Express – One of the Best Train Rides for Kids in Saskatchewan

It’s always a treat to discover a great tourist attraction right in my own back yard and luckily for me, there are plenty of amazing things to do in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and the surrounding area. But there are always new sites and activities to discover, and this year I was introduced to one that the …

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Sharing the Best of Edmonton on the Trivago Weekend Travelogue

Living on the Prairies may seem a little limiting when it comes to looking for an exciting weekend road trip excursion, but there are actually quite a few action-packed cities to explore. And since moving to Saskatoon, one of our family’s favourite destinations is a weekend in Edmonton. The city is bustling with exciting things …

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Must-Visit Historic Sites and Attractions Near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Canada’s 150th birthday celebration has been full of all kinds of excitement, but what I’ve loved most about the occasion has been getting the chance to see more of the beautiful and diverse country that I call home. Ford Canada has been helping bloggers across the country explore some of the hidden treasures near their …

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The Star Trek Experience at Calgary’s TELUS Spark is Must-Visit Fun for Families and Series Fans

One of the best things about living in Canada is having so many amazing attractions and destinations that are just a short drive away. I’ve had the chance to explore quite a bit of Saskatchewan and its surrounding provinces in my lifetime, yet I’m always amazed to learn about new family-friendly spots just next door. …

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Don’t Miss These 3 Must-Experience Family Tourist Attractions in Toronto, Ontario

Canada has many popular cities when it comes to family vacations, but Toronto is easily one of the top choices for travel…and with good reason! From museums and art galleries to theatres and shopping malls, the city has something to please everyone. But there are some Toronto experiences that absolutely cannot be missed, especially for …

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Discover 4 Must-Visit Moose Jaw Attractions and Focus on the City with Ford

Saskatchewan is definitely not a heavily promoted province when it comes to tourism, but having lived here my entire life, I know exactly how many great attractions it has to offer. And Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is the perfect example of that. From museums to the mineral pool, it’s packed with attractions that are fun for …

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Explore Regina, Saskatchewan! Visit These 4 Top Family-Friendly Attractions

Disclaimer: The hotel stay and meals on this trip were provided by IHG. Opinions expressed belong to Mommy Kat and Kids and are not influenced in any way. View full Terms and Policies for further information. The Saskatchewan prairies often get overlooked as a vacation destination, and even though I’ve lived in Saskatchewan my entire …

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The 4 Top Toronto Restaurants Everyone Should Experience

Toronto is a city that really has a bit of everything, and that’s especially true when it comes to food. Virtually any culinary creation imaginable is available in the city, from exotic cuisine to locally sourced delicacies. Needless to say, deciding which restaurant to visit when evening rolls around is no easy task! But these …

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Check Out These 4 Must-Visit Family Attractions in Calgary, Alberta

Calgary, Alberta is a fun-filled city with plenty of entertainment. And it’s also one of the top family destinations in Canada. There are all kinds of family-friendly activities available in the city but if you’re looking for some sure-to-please activities, these four Calgary attractions are ones that you have to experience. Calgary Zoo School-aged children …

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Don’t Miss These 3 Quick Family-Friendly Activities at the West Edmonton Mall

One of the best Canadian cities for family fun is Edmonton, Alberta, and that’s partly because of all the great attractions at the West Edmonton Mall. From the Galaxyland Amusement Park to the World Waterpark to the Ice Palace indoor skating rink, there’s so much to do for parents and kids alike! And of course, …

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Treat Preschoolers to a Night Out with Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys-Giveaway

Every preschooler I’ve ever met seems to fall in love with Dora the Explorer, and this fall, the energetic adventurer and her monkey friend Boots are hitting the stage in Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys. This fabulous tour will be crossing Canada and thrilling preschoolers everywhere! Here’s a brief …

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Attractions, Entertainment and Retail Therapy Await at the West Edmonton Mall

Edmonton is a vibrant city with a rich history and plenty of amazing attractions, but one of the largest and best known has to be the famed West Edmonton Mall. So much more than a place to shop, the mall features a variety of family-friendly attractions that make it a top destination spot for tourists …

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Outdoor Adventures Fishing with Ford at Eagle Nest Lodge in Manitoba-Giveaway

Living in Western Canada, I was raised to understand the importance of big trucks and big fish. A big truck was how farmers got around the fields, how homeowners hauled building supplies for inevitable renovations and repairs and how almost everybody dealt with the wear and tear of cruising on gravel roads. In fact, one …

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Ford’s New Electrified Vehicles Give Canadians the Power of Choice

One of the things that I admire about Ford Canada is its dedication to innovation. I experienced the company’s progressive drive firsthand back in January when I had the chance to attend the unveiling of the Ford Atlas concept truck at the North American International Auto Show. And I saw that dedication reinforced once again …

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Stellar Performances, Special Effects and Leather Pants Make Stars on Ice a Hit

Figure skating is such a beautiful sport. The combination of athletic ability, breathtaking tricks and beautiful choreography captivates me every time and I love watching a really good show. Recently Jergens offered me the chance to check out the Saskatoon performance of Stars on Ice featuring some of Canada’s most popular and talented figure skaters …

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Do It with Class Young People’s Theatre Company Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

This Thursday and Friday, the first musical featuring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and the lyrics of Tim Rice, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, is coming to Regina thanks to DIWC! Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre Company (DIWC) is Saskatchewan’s only pre-professional musical theatre and drama company for children and youth …

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First Ever We Day Saskatchewan Lineup Includes Hedley and Martin Sheen

On February 27, 2013, We Day will come to Saskatchewan for the first time even and it promises to be an event of epic proportions. Among the star-studded lineup are JUNO and MMVA award-winning recording artists Hedley and Shawn Desman and legendary actor and activist Martin Sheen. “As a long-time supporter of Free The Children, …

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Telus Mobility is Proud to be a Part of the First Ever We Day Saskatchewan-Giveaway

One of the things that always impresses and amazes me about the youth of today is their passion to create a better world right now. From the current trend of having birthday parties in which charitable donations are collected instead of presents to the many social activism clubs being launched in schools across North America, …

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The Huron Carole with Tom Jackson is Coming to Regina, Saskatchewan-Giveaway

The Huron Carole is recognized as Canadian’s first and only real Christmas carol. Incorporating a haunting melody of a sixteenth century French folk song and text written by Saint John de Brébeuf, a missionary to the Huron people, it has been a part of Canadian history since 1643. It also happens to be my very …

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Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! is Coming to Saskatchewan-Giveaway

After years of wild inventions, crazy capers and thwarted evil schemes, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb, the loveable brothers on a mission to make the most of their summer vacation, are making the jump to the stage in Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! From the first time I saw an episode of …

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Escaping for the Day with Ford Canada and the 2013 Ford Escape #FordEscape

About a month ago, I had the chance to attend the Ford Escape for the Day event as part of the Escape’s nationwide tour, so my sister and I headed to the Sheraton Cavalier hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to learn about the 2013 Ford Escape and spend the day enjoying some fun activities. The event …

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Get Ready to Save on the DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular

Are you looking for a fun and fantastic night out that the whole family will enjoy? Look no further than the DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular! This live show has been taking North America by storm and if you act quickly, you can grab some great savings to the show! Here’s a …

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Magic, Music and Imagination Abound at Cirque du Soleil Quidam

Stunning. That’s really the only word that was in my mind after witnessing the Cirque du Soleil Quidam performance at the Brandt Centre in Regina, SK last night. The show was a beautiful marriage of imaginative set design, humour, gorgeous costumes and stunning physical feats that had me on the edge of my seat from …

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Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre’s Suessical Performance Brings the Connexus to its Feet

Two weeks ago, my family and I got the chance to watch Seussical, The Musical at the Connexus Arts Centre in Regina as performed by the Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre. This was the first show I had seen the DIWC perform and to say I was blown away would be an understatement. …

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Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre Inc. present: Seussical, The Musical

On Tuesday April 3 and Wednesday April 4, the must-see show to catch is Seussical, the Musical performed by the Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre Inc. at the Conexus Arts Centre. Do It With Class is Regina’s only production company made up entirely of youth. The organization lets talented young performers between the …

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Splash ‘N Boots Roll Play Live Animal Party Show and Act 2 DVD-Review

Recently I got the chance to attend the fabulous Roll Play Live Animal Party show featuring children’s musicians Splash ‘N Boots. My boys and I were so excited to be a part of the fun and let me just say, it was absolutely amazing! Roll Play Live Animal Party was definitely not your ordinary live …

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The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens Live Show-Review

On Thursday, my entire family was given the chance to review The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens live show in Regina courtesy of Koba Entertainment. I was so excited to see how my boys would react to seeing their Backyardigans friends in real life! Here’s a brief synopsis of the show: The Backyardigans …

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The Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon – A Family Vacation at the Castle on the River

It has been years since I have had a proper family vacation. It’s one of those things that we seem to plan for every year, but never actually get around to doing. So I felt incredibly spoiled this year when I got to enjoy not just one, but two family getaways! The first was a …

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