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Teaching Mental Health Awareness through Heritage Minutes


Like most Canadians my age, I have a special infinity for Heritage Minutes. I recall one particular road trip during which my friend and I tried to recall every topic and personality covered in the…

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Things to Do With the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (March 16-18)


Looking for some St. Patrick’s Day inspiration? We’ve got treats & crafts galore for you! Check it out here. Now, on to the rest of the weekend’s entertainment! Catch Ferdinand on the big screen for…

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Encouraging Sensitivity and Compassion with Kindness Rocks & Ferdinand


Disclosure: This post is sponsored; all opinions are our own. I was helping my middle son, five-year-old Alasdair, with his jacket the other day. “Careful, Mommy, my treasure rock is in that pocket.” This sensitive…

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Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs Could Boost Economy


‘Business is better when women are in business. We are all better when women are in business.’ Cape Breton Voices. ‘Community over competition.’ Ms. New Brunswick. ‘Inspiring women in Atlantic Canada: Not a supply problem.’…

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What to Do With the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (Mar 9-11)


We hope you’ve been having a great week and are ready for more fun! There’s lots on the schedule, so read carefully. Also, please be sure to check the weather AND the sources for these…

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Budget Needs a Work-Life Balance Lens


Much is being made of this federal budget’s gender-equality mandate,but I think the terminology is doing a disservice to the intent and distracting from the real work that must be done. We don’t need a…

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7 Foods you NEED to Stock in your Freezer (and recipes to make with them!)


One of the best ways to save money AND hassle when it comes to meals is to properly stock your freezer full of foods. But where to start? Pickle Planet asked our friends at Delicious…

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Saving Money with Moncton’s Quber


Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Quber, but all opinions and commentary are completely my own. I remember the day my relationship with money changed for the worse. It was the day I first paid…

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Pickle Planet’s MEGA list of Things to do for March Break in Moncton 2018


Alright, folks – are we ready? It’s MARCH BREAK! Whether you’re as giddy as the kids or already stressed about managing the time, we’re here to help! This is the third annual MEGA MARCH BREAK…

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Six Spring Craft Ideas


The birds are chirping, the snow is melting, and you’re ready for some fun! Here are a few of our favourite Spring Crafts to keep you and the kids entertained at home this season. These…

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