Calgary’s Opera in the Village // The Mikado

EXPERIENCE This past weekend, the hubby and I were lured to a ‘Big Top on the Bow’ and plied with crossover opera music, beer, and popcorn.  Intrigued?  We attended the third annual Opera at the Village – featuring The Mikado, a satirical comedy by Gilbert and Sullivan.  The show is entirely in English and is meant to be engaging, with…

Pinspiration // International Dinner Party!

Hello friends!  Last month I had the honor of hosting an International Dinner Party!  Way back in September of last year, the hubby and his team decided to participate in an auction benefiting the Alberta Children’s Hospital by auctioning off: A Multi-Cultural Dinner Party for 8-10, featuring savory dishes from Hungary, Poland, Venezuela, China, India,…

Calgary Parade Day 2014

Friday, July 4th was a holiday…but not the one I’m used to!  While my home country was celebrating its Independence, its northern neighbor, specifically the province of Alberta, was celebrating the kick-off to the Calgary Stampede (or as Calgarians call it…”The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!”) with Parade Day.  A friend and I grabbed some…

Calgary Canada Day 2014

Hello friends!  Yesterday was Canada Day (like Independence Day in the US) – so I had the whole day off from work to get into some fun and celebrate in Canadian style. Sadly, the hubby had to go in to work, so I started off the day with a trip to Tim Hortons (iconic Canadian fare) for breakfast.…