grocery

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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busniess

Shop 8 Local Calgary Businesses for Christmas! ~Giveaways~

It’s that time of year where we need to find great gift ideas for friends and family. I have found 8 places here in Calgary that will help fill that need. If you are looking for sweet or savory foods, a family game or activity,…

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12 days of Giveaways – Christmas Edition

There are so many amazing companies here in Edmonton and surrounding area, I wanted to highlight some of them for this years 12 Days of Giveaways. Please check our Facebook and Instagram pages for details on how to enter. Contest closes and winners will be…

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Cocktail Advent 2021

2021 Modern Mama Holiday Cocktail Advent

I am very excited for the 2021 Cocktail Advent.  This year I have teamed up with several local distilleries for some awesome holiday cocktails. Check out last years holiday cocktail advent here. In celebration of the many wonderful local distilleries, I have a great line-up of…

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market

Edmonton Christmas Markets 2021

With Christmas shopping and events at the top of mind at the moment, I thought I would compile a list of some of the multi-day Christmas markets in the city to make it easier for you to find. There are also a ton of smaller markets…

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British Columbia Craft Distilleries

The Distilling industry has really exploded over the last 5 years. A simple Google search of BC distilleries produces 71  results with 6 more opening soon.  Last year I did a holiday cocktail advent on the blog, with a new cocktail posted daily. I am…

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Inspired Go

Inspired Go – Healthy Eating, Made Easy

**Disclaimer – This article was in written in partnership with Inspired Go. However, any opinions expressed are my own.** From now until November 27, 2021, you can use discount code MODERNMAMA at checkout for a discount on your next order As a first time mom…

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Field to Fork Challenge

BC Youth Needed in Field To Fork Challenge

Chamomile honey ice cream, BC salmon ginger cakes, maple-thyme roast chicken …do I have your attention?  These are just a few of the amazing recipes that kids won with, in last years Field to Fork Challenge. If you have not heard of the Field to…

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