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It's Picnic Season in Kananaskis

When you think of having a picnic in Kananaskis, what first comes to your mind? If it’s Elbow Falls, you aren’t alone. The popular picnic site is crowded and filled to capacity with Calgarians every weekend from May through September. Wouldn’t you love to find a different picnic spot, though, that is just as beautiful, equally close to the city and much less busy? Enter Allen Bill Pond.

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Spring Adventures In Kananaskis Country

Our family believes in making the most of every season, and it isn’t hard to do that when spring is around the corner. The warmer weather beckons us to get outside and bask in the sun. Our favorite place to be on a lovely spring day is exploring one of the many family-friendly trails in Kananaskis. Below are my top choices for a family day hike:

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Moutains of Fun! Great Tips for Planning Your Family's Next Ski Adventure

Skiing solo was always a breeze: Put on the latest ski fashions, pack your wallet, throw skis into the car and head for the hills. With a family in tow, it’s a whole new ballgame. But, with a bit of forward planning, it can still be fun for all and worth the financial and physical investment.

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Go Green for the Holidays; Waste Not – Want Not !

Go Green this Holiday Season! Think outside the box. Even if you aren’t a very crafty or creative person, or have never thought much about ‘Going Green,’ the holidays are a great time to start! Those who are seriously into preserving the environment often cringe at the mere thought of all the waste that goes along with the holidays, such as not so eco-friendly gifts, wrap and dispensable party wares.

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