Just when you thought you had seen it all, Cirque du Soleil's newest show comes along and blows your mind once again. LUZIA: A Waking Dream of Mexico has landed in Toronto with a colourful and mesmerizing production. The show takes you on a dream-like journey with visions of Mexico with its … [Read more...]
Hey Amigas! Our Favourite Recipes For National Tequila Day
Tequila has become one of our most favourite drinks of choice either on it's own or mixed into cocktails. The name tequila, was named after a small town in the Jalisco state in Mexico. According to the experts, tequila means "the place of harvesting plants." Made from the agave plant, history tells … [Read more...]
Got the Winter Blues? My Top Getaway Recommendations!
It is that time of year - short days, little sunshine, bitter cold - all of the ingredients for a long, hard winter sprinkled with a good ol' dose of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Even if I don't really suffer from SAD I am impacted by the long, dark winter months and I know from years of … [Read more...]
Viva La Vida! About Passion, Politics and Painting.
For the first time, masterworks by two renowned and prolific early 20th century artists, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are on exhibit together in Canada. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting opens this weekend at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). "Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were, … [Read more...]
Azul Fives Resort, The Mayan Riviera – Our Transat Holidays Experience
As I mentioned before, my family and I were invited to test out Transat Holidays for ourselves and write about our experiences. On occasion we have booked our travel through a full service travel provider but never through Transat Holidays and usually we book directly. I was looking forward to … [Read more...]
A family that travels together…
I have so much to tell you about our Transat Holidays vacation! But that is going to have to wait until I get home because while there has been one major thing I have noticed while on vacation. One change or shift that has been on my mind. Ready for it? My … [Read more...]
Overwhelmed? Bring On the One Stop Shop
I, just like most moms, have a very busy life. Things can get crazy and I easily start to feel overwhelmed with all of the details. Even when planning a vacation, some fun time away, I can find the process takes so much of my time that the thought of selecting a destination, finding and booking … [Read more...]
News Headlines for Monday, May 12, 2009
In National News:Canada could be short 60,000 nurses in 15 years: studyIn our opinion: If you've ever been involved in our healthcare system, you know that nurses are the driving force behind it. Here's hoping more caring and talented young people turn their talents to this much-needed profession. … [Read more...]
News Headlines for Tuesday, April 28, 2009
In National News: Baby survives after being abandoned in the woods (Globe and Mail)In our opinion: This is a really weird one - the father grabbed his 13 month old son from the mother, drove for hours and then abandoned his son in the woods, before being turned over to police hours later. … [Read more...]
Welcome to the World of Travel!
The team at urbanmoms.ca is pleased to introduce Sandy, our newest addition to the Ask urbanmoms.ca team of experts. Sandy is responsible for Package Vacations and Cruises at AIR MILES Travel. Check out Sandy's advice in our Women's Intuition Video: Travel Expert. Join her here regularly for tips, … [Read more...]