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Pickle Planet Podcast: Birth Plans vs Birth Intentions


For more than 40 years, pregnant women have been encouraged to create a birth plan. A set of steps that outline the process of labour, designed as a way to help expecting mothers articulate their…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton this weekend (Dec 14-16)


Welcome to the weekend, everyone! We’ve got a jam-packed list filled with awesome events coming up over the next few days. A quick note that this will be our last regular round-up for 2018; you…

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Theatre New Brunswick presents The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (CONTEST!)


No other story holds a place in my heart quite like C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. It’s the first novel I remember from my childhood, read to me with great reverence…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Feeling Touched Out


Touched out. Two simple words that sum up so much. I’m not sure I ever thought to use that expression, but I sure knew the feeling. Still get it, from time to time, even though…

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What to Do This Weekend in Moncton with the Kids (Dec 7-9)


Bring on the holiday cheer! There’s no shortage of fun to be had this weekend, most of it in the Christmas spirit. Here we go! First up, a shout out to the folks at Broadleaf…

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Netflix Christmas Movies


I enjoy a sappy or funny holiday movie playing in the background while I work on certain projects, so I’ve made my way through quite a few Netflix offerings this year. Here’s my quick rundown…

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Watching the world speed up


Sitting in a flat in Scotland, a friend pulled a cassette tape from his collection and implored me to listen. The scratchy sound of Cape Breton fiddle tunes recorded in a dance hall filled the…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: What Kids Need Moncton Charity Spotlight


Six years ago, Amanda Pooley wanted to give a family in need some gently-loved toys and other items her children no longer needed. Overwhelmed by the responses she received from potential recipients, Amanda decided to…

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What to Do with the Kids this Weekend in Moncton (Nov 30 – Dec 2)


The holiday season is in full swing – can you believe it’s December this weekend?! If you’re still looking for some great gift ideas from local companies, you’ll want to check out our 12 Days…

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Scottish Pioneer Inspired New Brunswick Christmas Tree


Grab an eggnog (spiked, spiced, or lattee’d) and settle in to hear the story of my Scottish Pioneer Inspired New Brunswick Christmas Tree! Sometimes, I get ideas that are crazy. Sometimes, I share those ideas….

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