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A Sun Destination November 30, 2013

What could be better than a sun destination for a romantic all-inclusive week in the sun – to either party or to be quiet and relax? We headed out on Westjet Vacations for a little remote place in the world called Samana, Dominican Republic and had a fantastic time. I swear they would make more money if they weighed us on the way out instead of our luggage! Endless wine, food, beaches, palm trees, and quiet – make for a happy couple.DSC02953DSC03170DSC02973DSC02906

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Picnic Overlooking the City November 1, 2013

Filed under: Fall Dates,Spring,Summer Dates — Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE @ 3:54 pm
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This date night, we decided to try out the new Stromboli’s restaurant. I used to go there when it was in Kensington and I was a teenager, and wanted to share their fabulous food with my partner. We went to the new Stromboli’s location in Bridgeland,
and ordered a pizza. Unfortunately, they didn’t have their liquor license yet, and we were craving a good bottle of wine with the pizza. We ordered the pizza to go, and found a liquor depot across the street. We picked up a lovely bottle of “Fat Bastard” wine and headed over to Rotary Park off of Edmonton Trail to have a picnic. Rotary Park was interesting, but there were construction vehicles working, so we drove a little further. We landed on a quiet little street called Samis Road NW that overlooked downtown. Having a van, we parked on the side of the road, opened the van side door and had a scrumptious van-picnic with a magnificent view. It was so beautiful and quiet, and we watched the sun set and chatted. We finished off with a huge ice-cream dessert treat from Peter’s Drive-In before heading home. One of the best date nights ever.
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Bowling

Filed under: Winter Dates — Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE @ 3:37 pm
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There are many bowling alleys you can just walk in on a Saturday night and rent some shoes, and have some fun! This is Chinook Bowling at Chinook Shopping Mall.

 

Attend a charity gala

Filed under: Fall Dates,Spring,Winter Dates — Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE @ 3:32 pm
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There are many charities that sponsor fundraising galas in the city. One that occurs every month in October is the Pat McFarlane Cancer Research Foundation. The Foundation provides a dinner/dance and silent auction the third Saturday every October. It is fun and for a good cause.
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