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Rising Tides, Trails, and Tunes – Pickle Planet’s Guide to the 2020 Rising Tide Festival


Please note: This post is sponsored by The Rising Tide Festival. Summer 2020 is a strange year for festivals, but many like New Brunswick’s own Rising Tide Festival are, well, rising to the challenge! The…

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New Brunswick Staycation Bucket List Ideas


New Brunswick Staycation Summer Vacation Ideas “Apart for now. Not forever.” That’s the message New Brunswick is sending to the world during this pandemic-impacted summer. A media campaign and website, nbalways.ca, are working to remind people…

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March Break in Downtown Halifax


Our March Break Mission: 24 Hours in Downtown Halifax Our family was invited by ECM Media and the Downtown Halifax Business Commission to explore the city as part of a promotional campaign during March Break…

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What to Bring to the Jack Frost Festival


The time has come – our family’s first trip to PEI’s Jack Frost Festival is almost here and it’s time to start packing! Since I was planning to make a list anyway, I thought I’d…

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Five Fall Family Adventures in New Brunswick


We are so incredibly lucky to live in a province where autumn truly transforms the land around us. Early October is the perfect backdrop for so many adventures, whether it’s updated family photos, a picturesque…

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9 Free Things to Do with the Kids in Moncton


We all LOVE finding free and/or cheap activities we can do with the family – so we thought we’d start a list of them here for everyone to enjoy! Please add your ideas to the…

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in Cavendish with the Kids


Our first full day of our Vacation the Kids Took Over – and it’s rainy. Cold, windy, rain. Not the pleasant summer shower that helps break the heat. The almost-single-digits, coming-down-sideways rain that makes you…

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Day Trip Ideas in Saint John from Network of Mom’s Michelle Lefrancois


Michelle Lefrancois runs Network of Moms, a website and online community for moms in the Saint John area. She has two lovely little girls and lots for day trip ideas in Saint John!

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Mini Vacation in Halifax With Little Kids


Halifax is a perfect mini-vacation destination. Whether you’re going for March Break, a long weekend, or a spur-of-the-moment-let’s-get-outta-town trip, there’s plenty to entertain a family in Halifax. In fact, it’s one of the few destinations…

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