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5 museum gift shops that will make you feel like Santa

It may very well be a few months still until Christmas, but no one said you couldn’t be proactive by shopping for loved ones ahead – way ahead – especially if your loved ones prove challenging or picky. And let’s not forget those loved ones with random birthdays that just spring up out of no where – never mind the fact you had an entire year to think about it – and leave you scrambling to find a meaningful gift. For some of us, a museum gift shop might be the last place we think about for finding that perfect something for that special someone. We’d encourage you, however, to reconsider. Museums gift shops are quite full of surprises…pleasant ones too. Here are five Manitoba museum gift shops that will make your shopping and gift-giving experience a pleasant surprise.

Kids explain why they're obsessed with the Children's Museum

If you’ve ever taken your kids to the Children’s Museum located at The Forks in Winnipeg, then you will have been asked multiple times when you will be returning. I wanted to know why kids love the Children’s Museum, so I went straight to the source – my own kids, ages 6 and 4. In their own words (as well as some of my own), here is an explanation of child’s obsession with the Children’s Museum.

Out for a weekend in Winnipeg

Road trips in the family minivan were a staple of my childhood. While we might not have the minivan, my girlfriend and I figured it was about time we made some family memories of our own—so we packed up her four-year-old daughter Lily and an alarming amount of luggage (how can such a small child

Macabre Manitoba: Halloween haunts to scream about

There’s a chill in the air, the evenings are getting shorter, and the leaves covering the lawns are changing from gold to bleary brown. Coupled with the sudden influx of flyers for costume shops and candy discounts, it can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner! Here is our eerie

Gruesome thrills and ghastly chills

There’s a chill in the air, the evenings are getting shorter, and the leaves covering the lawns are changing from gold to bleary brown. Coupled with the sudden influx of flyers for costume shops and candy discounts, it can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner! Here is our eerie

Top 5 ways to get into the holiday spirit

The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, enjoying the traditions of the season. Here are our top five ways to celebrate Manitoba’s holiday spirit! 1. Join the chorus of Handel’s Messiah The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is giving you the gift of music this year with