August 27, 2017

It's been a short, rainy summer here in Ottawa and I'm gonna help you make the most of our remaining warm days. Win a gourmet picnic for four from Pot & Pantry!

May 3, 2017

Without a doubt, one of my best-loved shops in Ottawa is Maker House in Hintonburg. They just launched with shipping across Canada, and I'm giving you 10% off your first order!

March 7, 2017

I love bows. I have necklaces with bows, shoes with bows, shirts with bows, and of course, headbands with bows. In fact, it's probably my biggest style hack: if you've got no time and are dashing out the door, slap on some vibrant lippy, stick a bow...

April 27, 2016

I've been a fan of Purple Urchin for years now. I think I first met them back in 2011 when I was helping out at Urban Craft, and they had just launched their company with their unofficial HQ in their basement. Now they have their very own shop in dow...

February 3, 2016

We're just two weeks away from Valentine's Day, and whether you'll be celebrating self-love, romantic love, or doughnut love, there's a pretty sweet local event happening this weekend to help you get ready: the Big Love Makers Pop-Up!


WHAT: The Big L...

December 2, 2015

A little while back I stumbled on a lovely local company while I was flipping through Instagram (big surprise, I know). They were making gorgeous natural soaps, bath bombs, lotions, and oils, and since I'm a total sucker for bath and skincare goodies...

November 12, 2015

We've all noticed it's getting chillier, right? It's not just me? The trees are getting bare and the scent of dried leaves and woodsmoke hangs in the air. I love this time of year because we get to cuddle up into our cozy sweaters and warm socks once...

November 10, 2015

Boy have I ever got something special for you today. A week or two ago I was flipping through Instagram when I stumbled on an particularly gorgeous feed: @poeticblend. It seamlessly combined two of my favourite things, skincare and beautiful pho...

November 6, 2015

Today I'm so excited to introduce you to a brand new Ottawa business. In fact, it's so brand new that it doesn't officially launch til tomorrow! Lovely readers, meet Leaf & Petal, a new tea company launched by local entrepreneuse...

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