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What to Bring to the Jack Frost Festival


The time has come – our family’s first trip to PEI’s Jack Frost Festival is almost here and it’s time to start packing! Since I was planning to make a list anyway, I thought I’d…

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Pickle Planet’s Top 10 Reasons to Visit Riverview Winter Carnival 2019


We are THRILLED to be partnering with Riverview Winter Carnival to promote this year’s festivities. While this is a combination of paid and in-kind services, any opinions we share on Pickle Planet are ours alone….

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Weird But True! Book Review


We LOVE books in this house, so when MomsMeet (now operating in Canada!) asked us to sample some Weird But True! books from National Geographic Kids, we jumped at the chance! (That means we were…

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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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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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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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Shifting Your Family’s Energy: Exploring Healing Touch in Parenting


Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Humming for Health; however, as you will read, this is an honest account of my experiences. I made myself a bracelet of amethyst and rose quartz once. I poured…

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Looking for Local Help Getting Back to Exercise After Baby? Mama [Re]Connect Could be Your Answer!


This post is sponsored by Katie Kelly, PT & Eryn Matheson, PT. Those days after baby arrives are a blur. Even when you’re in them, it can be hard to remember what just happened, what’s…

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in Cavendish with the Kids


Our first full day of our Vacation the Kids Took Over – and it’s rainy. Cold, windy, rain. Not the pleasant summer shower that helps break the heat. The almost-single-digits, coming-down-sideways rain that makes you…

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Giving Back at Moncton’s PJ Walk for Kids


When your child is in distress, even the smallest details become hugely important. From the emotional and medical nuances to the daily chores of life, everything takes on an added weight. The amount of comfort…

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