Every August, Calgary kicks off BUMP, the Beltline Urban Mural Project. It funds artists to bring colour and culture to Calgary by painting murals in the Beltline region, just south of downtown. Not only does it make our city more beautiful but it gives us lots of cool backgrounds to take photos! So grab your friend, or your tripod and start exploring these new Instagram murals in Calgary! I’ve included seven of my favourites, plus a map on how to find them.
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Canola Fields in Alberta, Canada
Who knew canola could be so beautiful!? With travel being so limited, more and more people are setting out on road trips to enjoy nature with their families. In Alberta, passing by the bright, golden canola flower fields will make you want to follow the yellow brick road to their location. In this blog post, I’m filling you in on where, when, and how to take the best photos in these blossoms.
Barrier Lake in Kananaskis, Alberta
Capture one of Kananaskis, Alberta’s most beautiful bodies of water: Barrier Lake. I’m sharing where to get some great photos plus links to these fabulous fall outfits! AND enter to win this stunning chunky merino wool blanket from Showhome Furniture!
Sunflower Fields in Alberta
Making the most of our last few days of summer with a road trip to Bowden, Alberta to visit a sunflower maze! Read all about this hidden gem and where to find this absolutely stunning peach peasant dress.
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta
Where to Travel with your Dinosaur Fans
Hello friends! As a mom of boys I can swear to you that their love of cars, trucks and dinosaurs is imprinted on males from the time of birth. Dinosaurs are so much fun when you are a kid and as you get older, they become even more fascinating. So where do you take your children to feed that prehistoric love? The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. See what all the fun is about plus watch our YouTube vlog!
Beauty in the Canola Fields of Alberta
I’m experiencing a bit of a love affair with my adopted province of Alberta this summer. I’m not sure if it is because I’ve taken a bigger interest in photography but the beauty of mother nature is almost overwhelming this year! The Canola Fields are a sight to see if you are traveling to Alberta during the summer months. Take a weekend to explore the countryside and read about the style that goes along with it…
Houseplants That Are Hard to Kill
I’ve killed enough houseplants in my time. So I decided a couple of years ago to stop buying pretty plants on impulse and start researching plants that would actually survive in my house! In this blog post, I’ve put together a list of personally-tested low-maintenance indoor plants. These are great for beginners in that are easy to care for or perfect for someone who is just tired of their plant babies ending up in the compost. Read on to find a list of 8 houseplants that are hard to kill!