If you like fall as much as we do...

Autumn is a great season, maybe even the best. Whether you are for or against the pumpkin spice latte trend, this season is filled with delicious food and delightful scents. The typical boiling temperature of summer finally starts to chill out to a much less sweaty one. We trade in our loved-a-little-too-much sandals for our cutest ankle boots a...
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This one’s for the boys

When thinking of bath and body products, we’re willing to bet you think of products geared toward women. While many products do contain a fruity or floral scent, we have concocted a scent with men specifically in mind (however, it’s great for everyone!). Natural, handmade products don’t have to be just for women. Although girls really do ‘just w...
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Get it before it’s gone!

It’s out with the old and in with the new! In order to make room for fun future products we sadly have to ixnay some others. We had to make a tough call about which products have to take their final bow. But we’ve narrowed it down and want to give our Urchins a heads up about which products will soon take their exit from our shelves. So be sure...
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Eat Like an Urchin – The Best Smoothie EVER

People, in general, may not agree on much. But one thing we can all agree on is how hot Ottawa’s summers are. We whine all winter about not being able to feel our toes, but as soon as the snow melts the humidity rolls in and we begin to whine about the sweat pouring off of our bodies (you really do need soap, PU!). On busy days where cooling off...
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Find us in the Rideau Centre - We Dare You

You may have already seen or heard the big news, so you can stop holding your breath now; Purple Urchin can officially be found in the Rideau Centre! We’ve been a part of the terra20 family for years now, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that today marks the official grand opening of their new store location in the Rideau Centre. Perfect for th...
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Eat Like an Urchin – Grandma’s Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate. Cookies. Chocolate cookies. Add in a Grandmama’s touch and you’ve got yourself one hell of a cookie! This recipe comes from our Operations Manager, Leah. Thanks to her Grandma’s recipe, we can all indulge in some chocolatey goodness. This type of cookie is typically called a Chocolate Pixie Cookie, but we think “Grandma’s Chocolate Co...
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