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Merry Kuchle

Writer of all things food, travel and family.

Calgary blogger Merry Kuchle is best known for her popular blog Merry About Town, but you’ll also find this social media nut and foodie sharing her favourites across social networks like Twitter, Yelp, Pinterest and Facebook. Merry shares tasty recipes from her own kitchen, travel stories and chronicles her life in Calgary as both mom and stepmom.
12 Family Fun Summer Road Trips from

12 Family Fun Summer Road Trips from Calgary

You will be pleasantly surprised how many very different experiences are available to your family within a days drive. Alberta isn't JUST about visiting the mountains!
06/05/2015 01:25 EDT
What to Keep On Hand for Fast Weeknight

What to Keep On Hand for Fast Weeknight Dinners

Recipes with long and unique ingredient lists are just not my thing right now. Instead, I have focused on keeping my kitchen stocked with things that I can use to make quick dinners that my family loves. While it may lead to fewer unique dinners, it makes my seven year old a happy camper because he would eat the same thing every day for a year if we let him.
04/23/2015 17:37 EDT
Let's Have a Little Talk About

Let's Have a Little Talk About Fair

As the mom of a son with some level of special needs, I am often a part of the "fair" conversation. Or at least the whispered conversations that go on around me. "Did you know that he gets to play Lego while the other kids do gym? That doesn't seem to be very fair!"
03/04/2015 05:32 EST
4 Unforgettable Places to Enjoy Family Fun in the

4 Unforgettable Places to Enjoy Family Fun in the Sun

Winter is hanging on with all its might this year. Pictures of the snow ravaged Northeast remind me that Spring is still far away. Wondering where to go this year to get your fun in the sun? Here are a few family friendly options that will leave you refreshed, warm and give your family memories that will last a lifetime.
02/19/2015 05:29 EST
Small Business Spotlight: Pascal's Patisserie in

Small Business Spotlight: Pascal's Patisserie in Calgary

When I visited, Pascal was preparing the butter. It involved a giant slab of butter and a wooden rolling pin. I suggested he sell tickets for people to come and beat the butter with the rolling pin because it looked like a great way to relieve stress.
12/17/2014 02:11 EST
The Greatest Grey Cup Appetizers for Game

The Greatest Grey Cup Appetizers for Game Day

It's freezing outside and snow is on the forecast...it must be Grey Cup weekend! Whether you love CFL or not, it is the perfect time to invite over a few friends and throw a party. Since you'll be huddled around the television, make a selection of appetizer for a fun and delicious party.
11/24/2014 12:50 EST
12 DIY Christmas Gifts For Everyone on Your Nice

12 DIY Christmas Gifts For Everyone on Your Nice List

Let's face it, if you buy a gift for every teacher, stylist, garbage collector and dog walker in your life, you would go broke. This year make a few of these DIY gifts to hand out instead. You will save a ton of money and you won't be handing out the 45th coffee gift card or mug.
11/23/2014 02:53 EST