U-pick

Top 10 U-Pick Farms In and Around Edmonton

U-Picks are a great way to spend a nice summer afternoon with the family and teach your kids where fruits and vegetables come from. Not to mention the deliciouisness that is fresh fruits and veggies! Here is a list of my top 10 U-Pick Farms…

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Edmonton Farmers’ Markets 2022

Edmontonian’s love Farmers’ Markets are there is no surprise why. From fresh and locally grown produce, eggs, honey and more delicious goods, to locally made clothing, and jewelry to flowers, art and more, there is no shortage of wonderful products made right here in our…

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picky

Ask an Expert – Help For Your Picky Eater

Today’s expert is Jennifer House. She is a Registered Dietitian & mom of three from Calgary, Alberta. She owns First Step Nutrition and helps moms ensure their kids get the right nutrients so that they can stop worrying their child is going to be hangry…

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Small Business Sunday – Amy’s Little Cakery

Small business Sunday is a chance for Modern Mama to help promote small businesses, many of which are local.  It is an opportunity to help highlight and feature their incredible services and products to our Modern Mama audience. If you own your own business, or know…

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The Shows Must Go On – BC Edition

March has always been the start of busy trade-show/event season here in British Columbia normally. Over the last few years, the pandemic has caused many normal activities to be cancelled or postponed or forced to downsize and go virtual.  2022 may just be the start…

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kids eat free or cheap

Kids Eat Cheap or FREE

Updated as of March 9, 2022 **Be sure to bookmark this page as I will keep it updated as I am made aware of changes or additional restaurants that have free or cheap meals. With the rising prices of EVERYTHING, it has made it even…

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Edmonton’s Meal Prep/Pre-made Meals 2022

It doesn’t matter if you have a newborn at home, or teenagers, there are days that mama’s just don’t want to make dinner. Or decide what to make to make for dinner for what feels like the millionth day in a row. Want someone to…

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Saving Money with Online Grocery Shopping

We all spend hundreds of dollars at the grocery store. With prices going up we need to find ways to bring down the bill. Some of the items I buy regularly have gone up $0.50 to $2.00. This adds up. When I went to the…

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alone

I took a trip alone, and it was exactly what I needed

I have always needed alone time. Even when I was a little girl, you could give me a colouring book, some crayons, and a quiet corner, and I was happy as can be. Before I met my husband and had kids, I used to go…

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giving tuesday

Giving Tuesdays – Good Food For Good

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City. Giving Tuesday is…

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