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Introducing: Tea Geek Boutique, by Urbanista At Home!

I always have a cup of tea by my side when I’m working on a DIY project, but because I often get so into what I’m doing with my project, my poor cup of tea always ends up cold. Using a Tea Cozy on a big pot of tea is my go-to way to keep… Continue reading Introducing: Tea Geek Boutique, by Urbanista At Home!

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Podcasts For Crafters & Creatives

*Originally published May 16, 2017: Reposted May 28th, 2017* When I think about how long it took me to start listening to podcasts, and then think about how often to I listen to them now, it kind of astounds me. It’s only natural that I would like listening to stories, facts, and news via spoken… Continue reading Podcasts For Crafters & Creatives

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Let’s Go Adventuring: A Nature-Inspired Doorway with AspenBlueCo.’s Coir Doormats (Product Review)

Review Disclaimer: This article reviews a product which I received for free in exchange for providing my own honest opinion and review. All thoughts and opinions are my own, and do not reflect those of the product’s company or its affiliates. Your entryway is the last bit of home you get to experience on your way… Continue reading Let’s Go Adventuring: A Nature-Inspired Doorway with AspenBlueCo.’s Coir Doormats (Product Review)

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The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

When I discovered the thrill of thrift store shopping when I was a teenager, I thought I had cracked the code to putting together an awesome outfit at a fraction of the cost my peers were spending. I don’t know about you, but the “dress code” at my high school was peer pressure-implemented , with… Continue reading The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

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After the Cork Pops at Midnight: Making and Keeping Creativity-Focused Resolutions

    Happy New Year, UAH readers! We’ve made it through some pretty rough and tumble times in the past year to reach 2017 – which has only made us stronger than ever, and so ready to take on whatever this next set of 365 days has in store for us. In celebration of this… Continue reading After the Cork Pops at Midnight: Making and Keeping Creativity-Focused Resolutions

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Magnetic Attraction, Christmas Edition!: DIY Christmas-Themed Glass Fridge Magnets 

Only 9 days until Christmas and I feel like there’s still so much not yet crossed off on my Christmas “to do” list! Not the list that tells me I need to put up the tree, buy gifts, and send out Christmas cards (aka the Christmas Chore list). No, I’m talking about the list containing… Continue reading Magnetic Attraction, Christmas Edition!: DIY Christmas-Themed Glass Fridge Magnets 

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Urbanista At Home’s 2016 Christmas Baking Recipe Roundup

When I was a little girl, one of the Christmas traditions I would look forward to the most every year was when my mom returned home from her best friend’s annual glühwein Christmas party (glühwein is a type of German/Austrian spiced mulled wine, which is drunk at Christmas). She would always bring home with her a beautifully packed… Continue reading Urbanista At Home’s 2016 Christmas Baking Recipe Roundup

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Recipe: Holiday Spiced Speculaas Latte

We’re finally into December! This month, although always insanely busy, is one of my favourites of the year. As someone who’s always enjoyed baking, crafting and decorating, this is the one season where these activities are actually the norm, and are celebrated as cherished holiday activities.  Now…just have to find the time to fit it… Continue reading Recipe: Holiday Spiced Speculaas Latte

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Thoughtful Thursday: December 1st, 2016

One of the things I like most about being a DIY blogger is that when it comes to DIY, crafts, and just generally being creative, there is no one set route to follow or one specific outcome to achieve. Creativity, at its root, requires the use of imagination and raw materials to create something that… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: December 1st, 2016

Baking and Desserts · Cooking · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized

The Re-Inspired Home Chef: A case for why every home cook should take an amateur cooking class

Today’s post isn’t a DIY-walkthrough or tutorial. Instead, it’s an encouragement to go seek one out, in order to revive your creativity and whet your appetite for self development! Last year, my sister-in-law, her sister and I all received gift certificates to “The Dirty Apron“, a cooking school here in Vancouver. Nestled in a historic… Continue reading The Re-Inspired Home Chef: A case for why every home cook should take an amateur cooking class