mother's day

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2023

Hands up if you or your family is clueless about what to spoil the amazing women in your life with this Mother’s Day! This Sunday is Mother’s Day and if you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift we have you covered. Check out…

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brunch

Bloom and Brunch Festival Banff April 29 – June 4th

This past weekend, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Bloom & Brunch Festival at the Northern Lights Alpine Kitchen atop the Banff Gondola. This wonderful event is presented by Pursuit Jasper Banff Collection. This was opening weekend, but don’t worry, this delectable buffet…

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easter ideas

Non-Candy Easter Ideas Your Kids Will Love

So many holidays seem to be filled with sweets galore. While I don’t think you will be able to get completely away with banishing candy this Easter here are some fun Easter ideas we think your kids will enjoy just as much.     Squishville…

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Save on your next getaway

10 Ways to Save on Your Next Local Getaway

Looking for tips and tricks to save money?  If you are like me, getting away on a trip that is more than a few hours away is just not in the cards for us right now. Having two kids of a “bickering age” in the…

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awards

Mama’s Choice Awards 2023 + Giveaway

It’s that time of year! Our Mama’s Choice Awards are back and we want to hear from you!! Let us know all of your favorite spots for moms and babes! Please vote now (until March 17th) so that we can celebrate all of the great…

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PINK SHIRT

Why Does a Pink Shirt Signify Anti-Bullying?

THE STORY OF PINK SHIRT DAY Pink Shirt Day, celebrated in February in Canada, aims to raise awareness around bullying and funds to support programs fostering self-esteem and empathy in children. The international movement has a great Canadian origin story. It started in the small…

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quality time

How To Recover Quality Time As A Couple

The rush of everyday life – work, studies, the challenges of raising children, household chores, and even excessive use of technology – can be exhausting for any relationship. According to a survey carried out by the University of Virginia, in the United States, partners who…

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Wellness Trends 2023

Wellness Trends 2023

As we look to 2023, what trends will we see in fitness, food, self-care, beauty and sustainability?  The Wellness Show has been at the forefront of wellness trends for the past 30 years, and here’s what we think will shape the future of the wellness…

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2022 Holiday Cocktail Advent

2022 Modern Mama Holiday Cocktail Advent

It’s time for my annual cocktail advent.  2022 has been a busy year as everyone got back into the new normal and started to learn to live with COVID.  Thankfully (so far) this year BC has not have the magnitude of natural disasters we had…

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