When we heard that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was jumping across the pond to visit Canada, you bet we got pretty excited! As a busy father of five, his time is even more precious these days and his commitment to educating everyone from parents and kids to government officials about healthy … [Read more...]
Why The Buzz And Fuss Over American Girl?
I had first heard about this line of dolls from a friend a few yeas ago on a business trip to Chicago. I can't exactly remember what year it was. What I do remember is that a mommy friend of mine was obsessing over a visit to the store to get a doll for her daughter. I accompanied her to the shop … [Read more...]
What to do this March Break in Toronto
We are staying in the city this coming March Break - big kid is getting his braces off! Hooray! So, I'm looking at options on what to do in the city. Maybe you are too? Whether you've got time off work to spend with the kids or they're with caregivers or grandparents there's plenty to keep them busy … [Read more...]
The Holiday Shopping Experience!
Have you started your holiday shopping yet? I'll admit that I started at the beginning of October..okay maybe September. You know, when you see soemthing "just right" for that someone on your list? Tackling a mall during the crush of the holiday season can be either exciting or scary but I know the … [Read more...]
Styling “The Bump” for Every Stage
Last week I was invited by Yorkdale to flaunt my maxed out bump on Canada AM. The focus of the segment was maternity style at every stage and stylishly presented by fellow blogger and Yorkdale Style Council Member, Iva Grbesic. I was outfitted in an awesome high-low dress from Thyme Maternity … [Read more...]
Closed: Tell Us and we will TELUS you!!!!!
Our friends at TELUS love our UrbanMoms readers and have offered up the latest SAMSUNG GALAXY RUGBY LTE (retail $460) for us to giveaway in celebration of the Yorkdale TELUS Next Generation store opening! ! This device is the perfect combination of brains and brawn. It offers protection from the … [Read more...]
The Unveiling & The Next Generation
It is love at first sight. The first mention of the expansion of the Yorkdale Shopping Centre heard squeals of joy across the city. It had many playing the guessing game of what retailers will be joining the already stellar line up of retail offerings. Yorkdale is the mecca of shopping malls for … [Read more...]
Fashion’s Night Out! Get your heels on!
Mark your calendars! Fashionistas from cities and countries around the world will take to the streets and shops in what the fashion world is calling "the most iconic extravaganza".On September 6, style mavens join will in the night-time festivities rubbing elbows with celebrities, journalists, … [Read more...]
Event Alert ~ Celebrity & Fashion Photographer Steven Khan and SMASHBOX invites you!
Ever wanted to be in a photoshoot with one of the world's most famous fashion and celebrity photographers? Here's your chance! Photographer Steven Khan will be in town from L.A. this Friday, March 30th for a SMASHBOX Photo event at Sephora, Yorkdale. With a purchase of $75 or more, … [Read more...]
The Body Shop Rant
I first fell in love with the Strawberry Oil at the Body Shop. I used to wear it as perfume and I even ran into a boyfriend from university last fall that said that whenever he smells Strawberry he still thinks of me. One very hot summer day I decided it was too sweet and I went back and … [Read more...]