Edmonton blog roundup: June 7, 2017

June 7 blog roundup
I hope you can put your feet up and dig into some interesting local blog posts, some of which I read in this very pose.
It’s road trip season! Sharon Yeo heads east of Edmonton on Only Here for the Food; Dan Barnes goes golfing in Sundre on Road Wordy; and Vickie Laliotis picnics in Vilna on Adventures in Fashion.
Road Trip: Exploring East of Edmonton
A few weeks ago, we picked up the twentieth edition of the Go East of Edmonton guide from one of those free magazine boxes. It was the push we needed to finally explore some of the…
Finding the fairway despite the trees in Sundre
There are golf courses that welcome my finely honed slice with yawning fairways, virtually transparent stands of spindly pines and light rough that’s as wispy as gossamer. The Sundre Golf…
ADVENTURES IN FASHION: How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip
Day trips can be the perfect summer activity- they’re quick and accessible, yet they provide a much-needed change of scenery when going on vacation simply isn’t an option. Plus, you know,…
How about things to do with kids? Christine Bruckmann offers a guide to Sustainival on Just Another Edmonton Mommy; Raising Edmonton visits an amazing park in Red Deer; and Michael Short shows how you can take your kids fishing this weekend on Let’s Go Outdoors.
Taking the kids to Sustainival? Here are some things to know.
Sustainival, the world’s first green Carnival is coming to Edmonton June 8th-11th. Powered entirely by green energy this family friendly event is one that you definitely don’t want to miss….
Day Trip: Imagination Grove and Harmony Garden Natural Playground
Today, we visited a playground that transported me back to the Netherlands, where I had playground every with every new place to play we discovered. The best part? It was tucked away, here…
Kids Can Catch 2017 - Fort Lion`s Community Fish Pond - Let`s Go...
Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) and our presenting sponsors, Dow and Cabela’s, invite you and your friends and family to bring your fishing rods to: Saturday, June 10, 2017 10 am to…
On The Spirited Thrifter, Nicole Rowan photographs her last Canadian thrift haul before heading to Texas (sob!); Linda Hoang provides a beautiful guide to Edmonton’s most Instagrammable walls; and it’s not too late to download Paper Leaf’s beautifully designed wallpaper image for June.
Last Canadian Thrift Haul
Whoa. This is getting really real. In one month, I’ll be on a plane with a one-way ticket to Texas. Though I’m sure I’ll thrift a piece or two in June, all my stuff will be packed up and on…
Guide to Top Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton - LINDA HOANG |...
I’ve been on a bit of an “Instagrammable Wall” kick lately. Whenever I visit a new city, one of my top “things to do” now (outside of eating lol) is to seek out pretty walls for photos….
June 2017 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper | Paper Leaf
Wishing you tropical daydreams, from our non-tropical office to yours. Sigh. Click any of following links, which will open up the images in a new window so you can download the free June…
Hannah at Honey & Betts offers some tips as she heads into her third trimester; Kristina Lynne reflects on her baby’s first four months on Inspired by Lynne; and Kelly-Dawn Aulenbach has a great way to feed bigger kids on The Zoom Family.
Crunchy Moms 101: 3 Ways To Prevent Stretch Marks Naturally
Anyone else due this summer? This baby girl has a few months left before her debut but she is getting BIG. I feel large and in charge, but mostly large. I’ve had lot of you ask how I…
At 4 Months... - Kristina Lynne
As cliché as it sounds, babies really don’t keep. I’m learning that firsthand as we celebrate Jack hitting the 4 month mark today. 4 months?! It seems like I blinked and he’s no longer a…
Make ahead freezer buns for school lunches
Make ahead freezer buns for school lunches
Freezer buns are meat and cheese buns that live in the freezer until a weekday morning when the bin of buns gets set out on the table and all the kids grab a bun or two. By lunch they are thawed and ready to to eat.
On the arts: Liz Nicholls of 12th Night experiences Everyone We Know Will Be There; Mike Ross of Gig City checks in with Spyder Yardley-Jones; and on Variant Edition’s blog, Devin R. Bruce recommends some culture, including a Great Course I also endorse.
I went to that bash at Brad`s: Everyone We Know Will Be There
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca So, I was at this house party last night…. Brad was turning 17, and (thank god) his parents were out of town. People got high. Kids got trashed, in every…
Punk artist reveals deep roots
The Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival is lucky to own the latest creations from Edmonton artist Spyder Yardley-Jones: a mandolin bigger than a bull fiddle, a towering acoustic…
This Column Has Seven Days #121 // Flip The Bird
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop…
Cassie finds beautiful uses for her wedding shoes on The Cassie Paige; Ana Vicioso stands out while blending in with the flowers at the Muttart Conservatory; and Lindsey Oele shows off some Floc Boutique fashion on Lindsey’s Listed.
The Cassie Paige - Life & Style Blog: Golden Hour
” You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.” – James M. Barrie Zara Top ( here) | Zara Shorts Badgley…
PinkBlush Floral Bell Sleeve Dress
I took a little trip down to the Muttart Conservatory, a local botanical garden in Edmonton. If you’re not from Edmonton and are looking for places to visit in Edmonton, this should be…
Look: Two Piece Cream Set
Well it is an absolutely glorious Wednesday over here and I hope it is for you as well! We have had amazing weather and I’m loving that we moved back onto the lake here. It’s been so great…
Let’s talk money: Sarah at Smile and Conquer looks at that whole avocado-toast-is-depriving-you-of-a-house thing; Graham MacFarlane of Almost Infinite discusses why Monopoly should not be our model; and the Dry Run blog shares cash flow tips from business leaders in the know.
Small Changes, Big Gains? The Avocado Blame Game
If you’ve been on the internet at all in the last week you’ve likely heard the debate over millennials, home-ownership and avocado toast. Small sidenote, you know it’s a thing when you can…
Life Isn`t Monopoly
It’s been almost a year since I wrote Hell, Titles, and Houses in July 2016. In this amount of time things have gone from crazy to ludicrous and now, finally, to precarious. I’ve been a fan…
Business Round Table: 30 Experts Share Top Cash Flow Tips -...
Cash flow is the life-blood of every business. Shortfalls can create a crisis, sometimes even leading to business closure. Cash truly is king. We reached out to 30 finance and business…
New restaurants! Cindy at Let’s Om Nom tries Splash Poke, and Little Miss Andrea samples ‘Ono Poke, while Phil Wilson of Baconhound opts for deep-fried pizza at Vaticano Cucina.
Splash Poke: Build Your Own Fish Bowl * LET`S OM NOM.
Downtown’s Splash Poke is the city’s first to focus on the popular Hawaiian dish. The raw fish salad left the tropical islands years ago but with the concept of poke bowls and a…
Little Miss Andrea: Oh Yes, Ono: `Ono Poke Co.
Edmonton has been waiting a long time for Hawaiian poke. I’ve tried variations of the dish on menus, but none of them have been true to the Hawaiian classic. Just weeks after the opening of…
Deep Fried Pizza`s Debut in Edmonton
Finding something new when it comes to pizza is pretty hard to do, but Vaticano Cucina is making something, if not exactly new, at least new to us here in Edmonton – the Montanara pizza….
Cathy Walsh sings the praises of Crum Coffee Bar on Walsh Cooks; there’s Linda Hoang again, this time reviewing the fare at The Local Omnivore; and Jason Foster tries to keep up with all of the beer news.
Crum Coffee Bar
Edmonton has a new independently owned and operated coffee bar. The beautiful Mila and Christine Gossain sisters have opened Crum Coffee Bar located at 4640 Calgary Trail South, Edmonton….
Review: The Local Omnivore - LINDA HOANG | EDMONTON BLOG
I’m not much of a bread girl. Some of my bread loving friends are always in shock when they learn that about me. Most sandwiches I find pretty uninspiring, or certainly not interesting…
Beer News! Beer News Everywhere!
Wow! I go away for a week and the whole beer world turns upside down. Okay, not really, but I am amazed at how many comment-worthy beer stories popped up in the last few days (I will write…
Looking for recipes? Gabby at the Broke Girl Blog makes slow-cooker pork tacos; Allan Suddaby of Button Soup chases the memory of the perfect tzatziki; and Nicoletta and Loretto of Sugar Love Spices celebrate with practically healthy cupcakes.
Slow Cooker Pork Tacos!
Hey Guys! I was strolling through Sobeys the other day with my mom when she called me over to tell me about how good of a price the pork shoulders were. She was right, and the butcher…
Tzatziki - Cucumber Yogurt
The best tzatziki I’ve ever eaten was served at a taverna on the small harbour on the island of Antiparos. It was actually one of the most memorable meals we had in Greece. It was fiercely…
Chocolate Beet Mini Cupcakes with buttercream frosting -...
Chocolate Beet Mini Cupcakes, a delicious one bite of chocolate delight, with a healthy root vegetable hidden inside, giving the cupcakes an incredible moisture, lovely flavour and reddish…
Looking back: Lost Edmonton recalls the days of fire alarm and police call boxes in the streets; Vintage Edmonton shares some wild ads and interesting stories from 1920; and Anna Marie Sewell remembers her mother in poetry on Prairie Pomes.
Fire Alarm & Police Call Box Systems in Edmonton
Fire Alarm Boxes and Police Call Boxes were once common throughout cities and towns in the developed world. Police Call Boxes may be familiar to many readers through Doctor…
June 5, 1920
Articles, photos, ads, audio, and film from Edmonton, Alberta’s history
For My Mother
April 17: Nocturne: Tiny Now
Troy Pavlek is livid about the city’s response to efforts to lower neighbourhood speed limits; Dave Cournoyer catches us up on who’s running for office in the upcoming municipal elections; and Paula Kirman of Radical Citizen Media covers the recent Homeless Memorial.
City Dysfunction: When admin doesn`t do their job, and council...
Imagine you work in a warehouse packing boxes and the CEO of your company told you it was a priority that you pack the goods in recycled boxes, rather than ones made of new materials. It…
Edmonton Election Update: 137 days to go.
We are now 137 days away from the October 2017 municipal elections in Edmonton. Here are some of the latest updates to the list of candidates running in Edmonton’s municipal election for…
Latest Update: Edmonton Homeless Memorial 2017
Poverty & Housing: Edmonton Homeless Memorial 2017 (June 2, 2017) Photos Videos
Finally, some bittersweet laughs: Chad Huculak creates some images you cannot unsee on End of the Earth, and OilersNation pays tribute to Loretta Workun and her unorthodox obituary.
End of the Earth
Gig City is your home for the latest news about Edmonton music and live events; catchup on all the shows in Edmonton, the best in drama, comedy, music and more! Learn more about Edmonton…
Woman Threatens to Haunt Rogers Place if Oilers Don`t Win
Photo Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports The sad news about this story is that Oilers fan, Loretta Workun, has passed away. The bright side of this story is that her obituary that went…
That’s what I had time to get to this time. Find more in previous blog roundups or on ShareEdmonton. Also, come enjoy part of Edmonton’s independent media community at the June 17 Edmonton Podcasting Meetup, where we’ll be talking to Michael Short of Let’s Go Outdoors about how to make a living in new media.
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Let`s talk about making a living in new media
If you’re interested in making your own job in media, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. We’re going to talk to Michael Short about his journey from working in traditional…

Taproot Live: What`s your urban planning wish for Edmonton? -...
Big hopes, pipe dreams, and wishful thinking. What’s your urban planning wish list for Edmonton? Please join us on June 21 for Taproot Edmonton’s very first event! We’ve invited two members…
This week’s Seen and Heard in Edmonton is brought to you by Taproot Edmonton, a source of curiosity-driven stories about the city, cultivated by the community.

Join us on June 21 at the Sugar Swing Ballroom for Taproot Live: What’s your urban planning wish? This is Taproot’s first live event, and it promises to be a good time. We’ll be talking about turning the top of the High Level Bridge into a Highline-like park, and nature-bombing a main street like Jasper Avenue.
Tickets are $15, or $10 for members. Click on the image at the left to get your tickets today.
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One thought on “Edmonton blog roundup: June 7, 2017

  1. I run an accessibility blog for all people and we are having a meeting July 10th Monday 3:30-5 We are having the annual Mightywheels.ca meeting at the Lois Hole public library in Callingwood. I’d lov it if you guys could come.

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