On a cold winter day with the fireplace blazing there is nothing better than spending an afternoon preparing a delicious soup, so you can snuggle on the couch watching a classic movie. On the other hand, eating a refreshing salad is the perfect way to end a scorching hot beach day. Thanks to Executive Chef, Greg Godfrey you can now enjoy his best seasonal recipes to make every month of the year fantastic.
Family Day holiday falls in a perfect time of year as we all have a chance to escape the mid-winter blues and head to the mountains for some fun. There’s no better way to spend time family bonding than skiing the slopes, drinking hot chocolate by the fire, snowshoeing amid the beautiful Rocky Mountains or going for a nice dinner out. This year we will be spoiled with sunshine and temperatures around the zero mark, which means you don’t have to worry about your car being overfilled with all the layers you can possibly pack.
Love was in the air at the Calgary Wedding Fair with brides planning every important detail of their perfect day. Every bride has a dream of what their wedding will entail, so the Wedding Fair is the perfect place for them to get a sense of every o ption from location, food choice, dress style, flower arrangement, photographer and many more.
Skiing vs. Snowboarding For many, the topic of Skiing vs. Snowboarding can be quite controversial as it is often believed that one is better than the other. Although I have solely chosen one method my opinion is that both sports allow you to bolt down the mountain at unheard of speeds, graze through soft powder and offer countless hours of fun and exhilaration.
Every year we shop till’ we drop, bake until our stomachs hurt from eating the dough and sort out last minute plans to see every family member in preparation for Christmas holidays. The days pass by and the excitement builds as children await Santa Claus and we await time off work. Finally, Christmas is here and all the preparations building up to the moment are worth it and every minute is full of joy.
According to Peter Harding, our Ski Area Manager at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, the science behind making snow is simple; “14 snow guns + 15 million gallons of water + cold weather = white fluffy snow”. Although Peter makes it sound simple it actually adds up to 50 days of around the clock snowmaking, equating to a manmade base of approximately two feet. To get the best possible conditions Mother Nature needs a bit of help, a push in the right direction and a jolt of winter!