Articles Written By: Mrs Crackmacs

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Trying something new and healthy: Feel Good Syrup

Trying something new and healthy: Feel Good Syrup

Feel Good Syrup, made with Elderberries I've been trying to eat at home more often, prepare more healthy treats for Mini, and just trying to do better by us all in general. It's hard some days, working as much as I do and dealing with some health issues, but it…
My Petite Box: A Calgary Subscription Box Review

My Petite Box: A Calgary Subscription Box Review

A Local Monthly Subscription Box I've seen subscription boxes on Facebook over the last year or two but never really paid much mind to them. I'm picky, I hate surprises, and is it really worth the money or do you get the dollar store equivalent of products you'll never use? I…
Win Calgary Flames Season Tickets & Free Skip!

Win Calgary Flames Season Tickets & Free Skip!

It's pretty well documented that I'm in a serious relationship with Skip the Dishes, especially for my lunch as I rarely leave my desk to go anywhere. I'm told there's lots of other great times to order food, like during a Calgary Flames game! Skip the Dishes is now the…
Be a Calgary Stampede food judge for a day!

Be a Calgary Stampede food judge for a day!

Calling All Foodies! (contest is now finished, thank you everyone for taking part!) A very popular foodie trend has been in the making for the past few years on the Calgary Stampede midway. Each July local and international food vendors bring their inventive, and often crazy, concoctions to dozens of…
Giveaway: $50 gift card to SkipTheDishes

Giveaway: $50 gift card to SkipTheDishes

Dinner is served with SkipTheDishes I frigging love SkipTheDishes. For realsies. I can't even count how many people I've told about it, even convincing one of my clients to order lunch to the office for a group of us so we didn't have to stop working. I only wish I had…
Giveaway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Giveaway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella One of my earliest memories is colouring a picture of Cinderella in the living room. As I sat on the living room floor, contorted into a shape that only boneless children seem to achieve, I tried so hard to get the colours to match what the front…
Kinky Boots in Calgary: an Absolute Must See

Kinky Boots in Calgary: an Absolute Must See

Kinky Boots in Calgary It's not very often I have a "moment" while locking eyes with a drag queen, and yet that is exactly what happened when I attended a recent performance of Kinky Boots in Calgary. I didn't really know anything about the show, as I like to go…
A Feast At Bonterra Trattoria

A Feast At Bonterra Trattoria

Bonterra Trattoria There's so many places to dine in Calgary and our neighborhood is no slouch when it comes to local gems. I've been an avid foodie for years and I haven't even made a dent in the YYC food scene. This was how it came to be that despite…
The Nutcracker Twirls Into Calgary

The Nutcracker Twirls Into Calgary

The Nutcracker by The Alberta Ballet Every parent lives for the moment when their child gasps in absolute wonder and, thanks to The Nutcracker by The Alberta Ballet, I was given that incredible gift over and over as we took in The Nutcracker for the first time. A quick summary of The…
Win an Earls67 gift card from The Spesh

Win an Earls67 gift card from The Spesh

Win with The Spesh & Crackmacs on Twitter! We've teamed up with the folks behind a new food and entertainment app called The Spesh, and we're giving away a $50 gift card to Earls.67, located in downtown Calgary. In this ailing Alberta economy, who doesn't need some free dough, and grub!…
Mamma Mia! Has Landed In Calgary

Mamma Mia! Has Landed In Calgary

Mamma Mia! The smash hit Broadway musical (and Hollywood movie) Mamma Mia! has landed in Calgary for an oh-so brief sendoff as the show continues on it's farewell tour. Get ready to dance in your chair, sing out loud, and laugh until you cry. Repeatedly! Or you can just sit…
Winsport Sport & Adventure Camps

Winsport Sport & Adventure Camps

Winsport: Calling All Adventurers! This is the first year we've ventured into the world of summer day camps. Last year we tried out half days at Pedalheads and Mini loved it so much we booked a few different camps for her this summer. Up first for the summer we chose…