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Take the McCafe Coffee Quiz from Urban Mommies and Win!
Take the McCafe Coffee Quiz from Urban Mommies and Win!
Take the McCafe Coffee Quiz from Urban Mommies and Win!

Take the McCafe Coffee Quiz (with giveaway)

Let’s play a game to test your knowledge of coffee, shall we? Let’s see where you fall on Canadian consumer coffee behavior spectrum. (This is for giggles, but there will be a chance to win a huge prize in our giveaway if you a...
 
Recipes
 
McCafe at Home
McCafe at Home
McCafe at Home

McCafé at Home in Your Kitchen

There’s a joke in my house about me not being a morning person. But it goes further than that. I’m so groggy in the morning that I probably should have padded walls in the hall and a bathrobe made of bubble wrap so that I don’t...
 
Exec Moms
 
Pumpkinfest 2014
Pumpkinfest 2014
Pumpkinfest 2014

West Vancouver Pumpkinfest 2014

When Bernadette Smyth and Kirsty Thompson accepted the role of PumpkinFest Co-Chairs, the north shore of Vancouver was touched by the event planning angels! This weekend, residents of the North Shore and Vancouver have the oppo...

 
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Benadryl Itch Spray
Benadryl Itch Spray
Benadryl Itch Spray

A Good Night’s Sleep (With Giveaway!)

In my house, summer is a time to connect with the earth and refill the soul after a chilly winter. The kids are unscheduled, I wear less makeup and we all watch eagerly as our seeds turn into bright flowers and vegetables. Long...
 
Shopping Reviews
 
Back to School Picks
Back to School Picks
Back to School Picks

Back to School Picks

Ding dong!! The long days of summer are ‘falling’ (see what we did there?) into chillier evenings and it’s time to whip out the ol’ credit card for back to school. On the bright side, there are no more c...
 
For Moms
 
Find Catherine Miller
Find Catherine Miller
Find Catherine Miller

Bring Catie Home

Becoming a mom or dad is thrilling and scary. We all hope that we can watch our children grow and thrive without strife or hardship. There are few horrors that strike through the hearts of parents worse than the disappearance o...

 
Recipes
 
7 Hour Smoked Beef Ribs Kale Mashed Potatoes
7 Hour Smoked Beef Ribs Kale Mashed Potatoes
7 Hour Smoked Beef Ribs Kale Mashed Potatoes

7-Hour Smoked Beef Ribs with Kale Mashed Potatoes

This is a perfect long weekend meal, and one where the kids can join in to develop a passion for the grill! We used a smoker but a similar result can be achieved on a BBQ. The kale mashed potatoes are full of anti-oxidants and ...
 
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InaSnap
InaSnap
InaSnap

No “oh no” Hair Moments Despite A Broken Wrist!

The season of sleeveless tops, sun dresses and shorts is in full swing, and it is a hot one. Unfortunately, with a broken wrist (send chocolate) it takes way more effort for me to appear beach-ready! Before I was sent a summer ...