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40+ New Brunswick Christmas Gift Ideas from other parents


What’s better than giving the perfect gift? Knowing that you also made a neighbour happy by choosing to boost the local economy and support your community! Whether you head out to the many craft fairs…

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Where to find a Christmas tree in New Brunswick


Okay, silly, the obvious answer is in the woods, we know! But there are more and more locally-operated Christmas tree farms that are helping New Brunswick families create lovely traditions and memories together, so we…

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How to make simple yet stunning holiday mocktails and cocktails


With holidays come parties. And with parties come festive drinks. And while mocktails are not a new trend, we’d like to encourage you to give them some special consideration this season to ensure every guest…

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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 made my way through quite a few Netflix offerings in 2018 – and I’m on…

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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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