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Raising voices, bridging divides: the benefits of singing Christmas carols


Buddy the Elf has taught us that “singing loud for all to hear” is the best way to spread Christmas cheer. And while the fictional movie character portrayed by Will Farrell might not be the…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Christmas Edition


Ho, Ho, Ho! Episode 30 of the Pickle Planet Podcast is here and it’s filled with jolly thoughts and seasonal ponderings to keep you company while you finish up your final preparations! Tune in and…

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Pickle Planet Moncton’s Guide to Shopping at Sequoia Downtown


Shopping local is such fun at Sequoia Downtown! Not only is the shop locally owned, so many of the products are also locally sourced, with most others being Canadian, and you can be sure every…

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Christmas Cheat Sheet


The last few days before Christmas can be a bit of a frenzy, so let us help you out with a little Christmas Cheat Sheet! These are some of our tried and true tips for…

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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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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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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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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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This Christmas, support local musicians, too


Imagine a day without any music. No pop tunes on the radio when you wake up. No country twang on the way to work. No Christmas carols playing while you shop downtown. No nighttime jazz…

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Santa Parade, Hometown Hockey, and more weekend fun in Moncton (Nov 23-25)


Well, if the snow doesn’t have you in the holiday mood, this weekend is sure to do it! As we did last weekend, the holiday events are listed first, followed by the non-holiday options. These…

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