The Parking Spot

City Living, House And Home, Lifestyle, Real Estate
I’m often asked: “Why do I need a realtor?” It’s a fair question, especially in today’s real estate climate, where an overabundance of real estate, interior design, and home renovation television shows have created what I like to call “The ‘HGTV’ Effect”; these attractively packaged, story-driven programs often give viewers a…
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A Newlywed Grows Up

City Living, House And Home, Lifestyle
Dear Gentle Reader, Hello, friend! I know I’ve been a bit quiet lately but I have missed you. We need to talk about something awkward and I hope you’ll hear me out. I am very aware there is a finite window of time when calling one’s self a newlywed transitions…
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Express Yourself On Valentines Day

Lifestyle
At Urbaneer, we’re a pretty romantic bunch. This is why we get positively giddy on Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single or attached, today is a day to celebrate fate casting its magic spell, the joy of Cupid pointing his bow and arrow, and how we can trust the stars to…
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Love Me In The Hallway Sweet Valentine

Lifestyle
For the Urbaneer team, Valentine’s is our chance to celebrate the magic of mystery, the charm of Cupid, and calling on the universe to send LOVE in all its forms. Including the art of seduction, which was elevated to new forms of naughtiness in Madonna’s controversial 1990 video ‘Justify My…
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Marriage 101: What Wedding Budget?

City Living, House And Home, Lifestyle, Restaurants
Planning a wedding and buying a house are surprisingly similar endeavors.  They’re both significant milestones that can be unexpectedly stressful.  Each hinges on balancing needs vs. wants and can involve a serious financial commitment.  As well, they involve developing very definitive opinions on what previously seemed trivial (or simply didn’t exist in your…
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Grateful For Being Canadian

Lifestyle
So Canada is 148 years old today! Pretty sweet, like these cupcakes eh?     The urbaneer.com team consider ourselves truly blessed to be Canadian. How fortunate to live in one of the most progressive liberated countries in the world, with unlimited opportunities and oodles of space. We couldn't imagine…
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The Valentine’s Love Shack

Lifestyle
For the Urbaneer team, Valentine’s is our opportunity to acknowledge the magic of fate, the cuteness of Cupid, and to asking the universe to send you LOVE in all its forms. Including your very own LOVE SHACK! Click the image of ‘Cupid’ below to link to this year’s ode to…
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Marriage 101: Who (or What) is in Charge? (with Cat Pictures!)

City Living, House And Home, Lifestyle, Real Estate
Have you been following the trials and tribulations of our resident newlywed Kellye Macmillan? Each month she shares her laugh-out-loud conundrums on navigating her quest for domestic bliss a deux. Including this month, where she shares her challenges on finding a place for two, er, four! ___________________________________________________________________________________   Whether you’re…
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