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Linda Hoang is a 22-year-old, enthusiastic, goal-oriented, multi-platform, multimedia journalist and producer.

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Life Update: Becoming a Full-time Blogger and Social Media Consultant
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BIG LIFE UPDATE!  As some of you may know, I have been on a personal leave from my work as a Digital Strategist at marketing & communications agency Calder Bateman (ZGM) since January (2019). This leave was an attempt by Mike and I to see whether some time off of a fairly hectic day-to-d...
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3 Must Visit Features at the Edmonton Home + Garden Show
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Spring is here! I said it. I’m not taking it back. It’s here and it’s going to stay (lol). With spring comes things like spring cleaning, home decorating and renovating and luckily Edmonton’s ultimate Home + Garden Show returns to help you with all the home and kitchen imp...
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Shop Local: Guide to Women-Owned Businesses in Edmonton (and Area)
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Happy International Women’s Day! Today and every day, let’s Balance for Better. That’s the theme of 2019’s IWD, but it should be something we strive for year-round, every year. Let’s challenge gender stereotypes and bias. Let’s insist on gender parity. Let̵...
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Date Night at The Rec Room
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Mike and I love a good date night! And while we’ve done a lot of different things for date night over the years, there’s one tried and true outing that always delivers: dinner and a movie. If The Rec Room is part of our date night, we also put a little bit of a twist on it: adding games in betwee...
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Travel Guide: Canmore Swing & Other Things
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Canmore is a lovely little town located in southwest Alberta near Calgary. Canmore is just a 10 minute drive outside of the Banff Park Gates, 20 minutes to the Town of Banff, and about an hour from its nearest big city Calgary or four hours from Edmonton. If you’re travelling or considering...
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Tips to Make The Most of Tax Time
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Tax time always feels like a financially stressing time of year, but I’ve been thinking—why? In fact, why does saving, investing, budgeting—any of those financial actions (regardless of whether it’s time to do your taxes or not) need to be stressful? As part of my ongoing (sponsored) partnership ...
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Travel Guide: 12 Things To Do in Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona, located in the southern part of the state known as the Valley of the Sun, is America’s largest suburb and the third largest city in Arizona after Phoenix and Tucson. Home to the Fresh Foodie Trail, a route that features a dozen food-driven experiences (many of them multi-generation...
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Recipe: Herb and Tomato Wheat Bread Salad (Life’s Simple Ingredient)
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I love eating out (obviously) but I also cooking at home, and I’m happy to say I’ve been making more time so far this year for home cooking! The more I cook, the more I realize—a lot of really good recipes don’t actually involve a lot of ingredients or a lot of time. It can be quite simple to mak...
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Travel Guide: 12 Things To Do In Rome, Italy
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There’s so much to do in Rome, Italy’s massive capital city, that it might be hard to know where to start. I hope this travel guide helps you plan your trip!  Mike and I celebrated part of our five-year wedding anniversary in Rome and while eating our way through the city was hig...
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Everything You Need To Know About Goat Yoga (Arizona)
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A few years ago I took my very first Cat Yoga class and it was one of the cutest things I’ve ever been blessed to participate in—until a recent trip to Mesa, Arizona, where I had the pleasure of attending a Goat Yoga class!! You read that right—Goat Yoga!  B’ahmaste! As part of a...
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