farmers' market

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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Save Money

Dollarstore Finds That Will Save You Money

Do you remember what life was  like before dollar stores?  Now they seem to be a staple in the community.  It is the go-to place for many items.  But sometimes items at the dollarstore are not great deals, especially when it comes to brand named…

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butterflies

Growing Butterflies with Education Station

I’ve seen the butterfly growing kits online before and have always been interested. I am a lover of both science and nature, and my kids always point out butterflies outside, so I thought this would be a perfect activity for all of us. I reached…

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baby

Baby Products That You Don’t NEED, But Boy Do They Make It Easier

Modern Mama Calgary wrote an excellent article earlier this year called “You Only NEED These 9 Things For Your New Baby,” and she is absolutely right, but here is a list of my top 10 products that made my life sooooo much easier as a…

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Small Business Sunday – Pooch YEG

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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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 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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Oak and Lavender

Small Business Sunday with Oak and Lavender

This is still such a challenging time for small businesses. We love supporting and showcasing local and small business especially female owned. If you would like to be featured please email leah@modernmama.com This week we are talking to Miriam Krause, the owner of Oak and…

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online shopping

5 Online Stores To Shop At This Fall

This year has gone by in a blink, I am honestly in disbelief that it is already September and that Christmas and Hanukkah are rapidly approaching. I don’t know about you but I have given way too much to Amazon this year and look forward…

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