41 Things SavvyMoms Don’t Leave Home Without
First published 2013.04.30 | Canada | The List
Some women are all about the ‘it bag.’ At Savvy HQ, we’re more about the ‘it’ that’s inside the bag. Because we think what’s on the inside tells us more about a woman than what’s on...read more
The List: 11 Eco Ways to Live Well
First published 2013.04.16 | Canada | The List
Eat Well: What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating
We think we know most of the answers (fresh fish versus farmed, natural versus organic), but for an excellent...read more
The List: Box of the Month Club
Subscription Discovery Services for Moms
First published 2013.02.12 | Canada | The List
MommiesFirst Care Package
New and expecting moms will love this service that aims to make life a little bit easier and a lot less stressful. Receive a care package of products each month during your...read more
9 Best Places to Work It Out
First published 2013.01.03 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Trying to work out some big plans for 2013? Perfect.
We went the distance and tracked down our favourite boutique fitness spots in the city, known for superior strength training and spiking heart...read more
7 Great Places to Get Waxed
Waxed Wax Bar
First published 2012.10.04 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Knowing how to smooth things over when life gets a little hairy is the mark of a good mother. So is knowing when it’s time to tear a strip off someone.
Celebrate fall’s...read more
Rejuve! Health & Wellness
First published 2012.08.23 | Calgary | Health & Wellness
It’s been a busy and fun-filled summer. Sometimes a little bit too much fun. If you’re looking for a quick way to give your body and your skin a bit of detox, we have just the place.
Located in...read more
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Haircut Services for Kids
First published 2012.08.23 | Vancouver | Health & Wellness
We’re pretty sure your hair could use an end of summer trim (and you’ll get to that)—but there is no doubt your kids’ lid is in more desperate need. Check the back-to-school haircut off your...read more
First published 2012.08.16 | Calgary | Health & Wellness
Haircuts can be scary for some kids—imagine a perfect stranger standing over you with sharp scissors pointed at your head.
They can also be a hassle for moms who are trying to check everything off...read more
Snazzy Snips for Kids
Crazy Cuts Haircuts
First published 2012.08.16 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Sometimes scoring a weekend appointment for your tyke’s haircut seems less attainable than persuading Kate Middleton’s hairdresser to style your locks. But cutting the kids’ hair yourself...read more
Stripped Wax Bar
First published 2012.07.05 | Vancouver | Health & Wellness
No need to send out an SOS this swimwear season. We know how to get you bikini ready in no time.
When it comes to hair removal, just get stripped. Stripped Wax Bar is a fun new salon that has two...read more
The List: 13 Ways to Get a Leg Up This Spring
Spring Beauty Tips
First published 2012.04.24 | Canada | The List
After a long season in hibernation, you likely haven’t been paying much attention to your legs, feet and toes. But now it’s time to expose.
With a little TLC and our 13 Ways to Get a Leg Up...read more
Benourished & Mama Earth
First published 2012.01.12 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Sometimes to get a fresh start, we need an extra kick where it counts.
No matter how literally we take that—kickboxing classes, running programs, yoga sessions—the reality is that what we...read more
Feet (and Face) First
Footworks Relaxology & Spruce Body Lab
First published 2011.05.05 | Vancouver | Health & Wellness
Looking for a savvy tip? Plan a little treat for yourself after a long week.
Here are two new fab finds that will take the edge off (and some dead skin cells), we guarantee.
You know you...read more
Beauty Options for Mom
First published 2011.03.24 | Toronto | Out & About
We’re ready for a pat—make that a deep-tissue massage—on the back.
Firstly, we’re frazzled about all the frizz. You know, the kind that makes our hair look the opposite of smooth? Now that our...read more
The Savvy Five: Hand Creams
Favourite Hand Lotions
First published 2011.02.15 | Canada | The List
Raise your hands if you are ready for some relief.
It’s almost impossible to keep hands supple and satiated this time of year, what with all the dish washing, extreme temperatures and dry air....read more
Good for the Sole
First published 2011.01.13 | Vancouver | Family Life
Looking for a post-holiday pick me up? A little self indulgence, a way to thank you for all that you do? Then consider trying a fun new place to relax and recharge—like a foot spa and lounge.
First published 2010.06.08 | Canada | Health & Wellness
Among the many delights of summer is the baring of our epidermis to the general public. Whether you choose to wear a T-shirt or bikini, you need to feel good in your skin this time of year. We put a...read more
First published 2010.06.03 | Ottawa | Health & Wellness
The old saying is true: when mom’s not happy, nobody is. That’s why we need to collect our wits and regroup before the summertime frenzy begins. Here’s one way to start:Enlist a friend and trade...read more
Noir Lash Lounge
First published 2010.03.04 | Vancouver | Gear
The eyes are the window to the soul, so they say. For busy moms, though, our eyes are more like a high-def reality show broadcasting our worries, our sleepless nights and our lack of personal time to...read more
Beauty on Your Doorstep
First published 2009.09.17 | Ottawa | Health & Wellness
In those early days of motherhood, simple things like feeding ourselves and drinking our coffee while it’s still hot suddenly aren’t so simple anymore. A private shower can be a victory on par with...read more