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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!

Crafts · Creation Inspiration · DIY At Home · Products Reviews and Guides · Uncategorized

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

Decor · DIY At Home · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized · Up-Cycling

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

Baking and Desserts · Cooking · Entertaining At Home · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized

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

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

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Fit for a Royal: Urbanista At Home’s Top 5 Tea Party Tips

Us here on the West Coast of British Columbia have had a bit of a royal treat this week: the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Princess Kathrine of Wales) have been visiting the cities of Victoria and Vancouver as part of their 2016 Royal Tour! I’ve always been intrigued by the British… Continue reading Fit for a Royal: Urbanista At Home’s Top 5 Tea Party Tips

Crafts · DIY At Home · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized · Updates

Creation Inspiration: A Little Motivation from Nolan Bushnell

Happy Friday, everyone! With the weekend approaching, I thought I’d send out a little something to inspire your creativity and get you all fired up to make and accomplish some creative goals over the next few days. I really liked this quote by Nolan Bushnell when I came across it. I’ve always been a bit… Continue reading Creation Inspiration: A Little Motivation from Nolan Bushnell

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Top 5 Kitchen Knives To Take Your Home Cooking To The Next Level

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Baking and Desserts · Decor · DIY At Home · Paper Crafts · Party Planning

Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!

Happy Monday everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL on the posting front lately. I’ve had a few exciting new developments in the career-corner of my life in the past few weeks, and have definitely been a busy bee getting everything sorted and settled. But fear not, I love being able to stay crafty… Continue reading Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!