Category Archives: Holiday Season

Alberta Ballet: Meet A Ballerina

The Nutcracker The Alberta Ballet, led by artistic director Jean Grand-Maître presents world class dancing to Western audiences. Each year, the performances continue to stun audiences. A fusion of fresh and familiar stories enchant us, leaving us breathless at final … Continue reading

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Holiday Recipes: Peppermint Bark

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Edmonton Holiday Events 2018

Holi-Date Nights Edmonton is due for a long, cold winter and you’re going to love it. There are enough winter events and activities for Edmonton to have earned the title of being a Winter City. We embrace the cold and … Continue reading

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Halloween: Divinations

One of the most popular divinations – the spectre of a future love enters a lass’s farm’s stackyard at night, running round its circumference with her arms outstretched. Upon reaching full circle she would embrace the apparition of an unknown … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Divinations

If a candle flame suddenly turns blue, there is a ghost nearby.   If the candle then begins to smoke, the ghost is trying to communicate with you.  Grab a piece of paper and hold it over the smoke (be … Continue reading

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Summer Reads: The Longest Day: Celebrating The Summer Solstice

The Longest Day: Celebrating The Summer Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer, Linda Bleck (illustrator) Hardcover, 40 pages Published May 13th 2010 by Dutton Juvenile   In this fourth and final book in the series about seasons, Wendy Pfeffer turns her attention … Continue reading

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Almanac: Legend of the Oak King

The legend of the Oak King hits me right in the feels with every read. In many Celtic-based traditions of neopaganism, there is the enduring legend of the battle between the Oak King and the Holly King. These two mighty … Continue reading

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