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A Taste of Devour at the Algonquin

DEVOUR! The Food & Film Fest came to the Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the 3rd year in a row this spring and it was nothing short of incredible! The Algonquin showcased the magic of this spectacular celebration of food & film with a jam packed fun feast-ival weekend in a beautiful fairytale setting. Be sure to put Devour! at the Algonquin on your calendar for April, 2020!

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Dine Around Halifax Heats Up February

Dine Around is heating up Halifax in February. Innovative chefs use locally sourced ingredients to prepare special curated menus with fixed discounted prices. Dine & Stay hotels also are offering great discounts this month too. Start the car… It’s Winner, Winner… Gourmet Dinner!!

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There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Imagine having a floral stylist design your holiday decor for your home from top to bottom ~ inside and out. Wouldn’t that be a dream come true? Well, it was mine recently as I watched and learned from Reuben Mark Stewart, as he foraged then styled my home in a whimsical, woodsy, magical display. Learn how to style a fireplace mantel and get inspired to bring the outside ~ in ~ all to create your very own festive holiday showcase.

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'Twas the Month Before Christmas in Downtown Fredericton

‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all thro’ downtown, The shoppers were frantic and on a countdown. ~ And so it begins… Join me as I give you a glimpse of my hometown’s downtown, through a familiar sounding poem. Spend a day, in my shoes and though my eyes, with my dear friend too, as we enjoy shopping & walking about, savouring the festive moments in beautiful downtown Fredericton. I hope you get a chance, in your own shoes, to experience the same. It’s one of my favourite places.

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Christmas at the Station

Childlike wonder awaits you at Christmas at the Station. The McAdam Railway Station, a New Brunswick & Canadian Historic site and a designated Heritage Railway Station is decked out to the nines in a spectacular sparkling showcase for the holiday season. Be forewarned, you will leave with Christmas spirit in your heart.

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La Grande Grouille ~ The Great Fall Festival

There are over 3,000 pumpkins at La Grande Grouille. There are also hundreds of incredible creatures too: fairies & gnomes, witches & wizards, cats & bats, birds & insects, animals & mystical creatures ~ even fantastical fire dancers! La Grande Grouille is an important annual ritual, as together all these creatures together rise to remind us to take good care of the earth. Look, listen & learn on the most magical weekend of the year as New Brunswick Botanical Garden celebrates La Grande Grouille ~ The Great Fall Festival!

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Charming Chester

Check out Chester for an afternoon of wandering artisan shops & creative entrepreneurial stores. Enjoy a tasty lunch at one of the cute cafes or seafood restaurants and bask in the harbour front ocean views but don’t underestimate what you may have heard to be Lunenburg’s or Mahone Bay’s little sister. This south shore beauty, less than an hour from Halifax, has a winning personality ~ all of her own. There is more packed into this picturesque village than you would expect. Come see what you have been missing in Charming Chester.

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Merry Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival

Sweet Mahone Bay transforms into a merriment of characters for their annual Scarecrow Festival & Antique Fair. The whole town is brimming with life-size imaginative scarecrows from the traditional to the absurd, all to tickle your funny bone and offer a fabulous family activity ladened weekend coupled with the largest antique show in the Maritimes. This unique joyful autumn extravaganza delivers!

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West Point Lighthouse Beckons You Inn

West Point Lighthouse Inn & Museum is a beacon of warm hospitality and wonder on the North Cape Coastal Drive of Prince Edward Island. It beckons you in to stay awhile with its’ striking black & white stripes, modern 4-star accommodations and the friendliest Lighthouse Innkeeper you will ever meet. Local lighthouse historian, lovingly known as ‘Mrs. Lighthouse’, is close by too, happy to share her passion of the history & mysteries of West Point Lighthouse. I encourage you all to ‘seas the day’ and spend a night, a week, or a month (like some of their regulars do) to live in a lighthouse inn while you explore the serene coastline of the western side of PEI.

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