Our Blog

Two Bad Mice by Anita Jeram

June 24, 2013

You might recognize the illustrations in these cards. Anita Jeram illustrated Guess How Much I Love You written by Sam McBratney. These are some of the sweetest cards we carry. Blank on the inside, they retail for $4.50. Some of…

Read More

Quotables $3.95

June 19, 2013

What began as a small collection of 48 black and white cards has grown into a  full line of black & white and colour cards, magnets and mugs that stand the test of time. Quotables transcends the traditional boundaries of…

Read More

Teacher Gifts!

June 18, 2013

School is rapidly coming to a close…have you thought about year-end Teacher Gifts? I’ve done an informal poll of the teachers in my life. They do like getting wine, it seems! And gift cards to local coffee shops. In addition…

Read More

Where will you be in FIVE years??

June 4, 2013

Celebrate a graduation, plan a retirement or envision a journey. FIVE is a book that  prompts with all kinds of inspirational quotes and leaves space for you to write and for turn out your own creative thoughts. FIVE  gets you…

Read More

New Hours!

May 21, 2013

Warmer evenings and more restaurants along Richmond Road can make for a livelier evening in Westboro.  With this in mind, The Village Quire is trying on some new hours! Monday through Wednesday 10am – 6pm Thursday and Friday 10am –…

Read More

Mothers Day

March 21, 2013

I don’t know what’s in the works for Mother’s Day this year but I know it will have something to do with breakfast in bed, lots of kisses and cuddles and flowers. And probably a nap. I miss naps. They’ve been hard…

Read More

Village Quire

February 21, 2013

People often ask why I bought the store. They want to know if it’s because I love paper. I do love paper. Pretty wrapping paper and the ribbons that go along with them. I also love journals and notepads. I…

Read More

Shop for Mom at The Village Quire

April 27, 2020

Whether you spend Mother’s Day brunching or in the garden or just relaxing, I am pretty sure this year will be a little different for many of us. There won’t be family pictures in front of the tulips this year…

Read More

Bullet Journal 101

January 29, 2020

Come learn the in’s and out’s of bullet journalling.

Read More
Green Christmas

Are you planning a Green Christmas?

December 2, 2019

Many of us are making big changes to how we gift this year. The Climate Crisis is top of mind for many of us and here, at The Village Quire, we want you to know we have festive options for the upcoming gifting season!

Read More

Sweet ideas for Thanksgiving!

October 9, 2019

I know what you are going to say….but I love an old school recipe box. For sure I still use Pinterest and I pop open my laptop or the family iPad regularly when looking for something to make for dinner.…

Read More

What’s Happening in August At The Village Quire

July 31, 2019

Promotions, new gifts and other items now in-store at The Village Quire.

Read More
Rifle Party Kit, party supplies

Shop for Mom at The Village Quire!

May 6, 2019

The weather looks promising this Mother’s Day Weekend. The promise of a sunny, spring day begs for these Rifle Paper Co. Party Supplies. Want to see more? Head to our online shop and check out all the pretty things we’ve…

Read More

Ready for Spring? Same here!

March 28, 2019

Have you shopped in Westboro Village lately?? The sidewalks are free from ice and, like you, we are all itching to prop our doors open and let the warm spring air in! Mother Nature, of course, has other plans for…

Read More

Enviro-friendly options at The Village Quire!

March 21, 2019

If you are a fan of Nu Grocery up the road in Wellington West, then we have something in common. I can’t honestly say that The Village Quire is going completely waste-free, but stores like Nu and terra20 are definitely…

Read More
Keeping A Gratitude Journal, cover

Keeping a Gratitude Journal

February 22, 2019

The practice of keeping a gratitude journal is not new. Keeping a list of all the things we are thankful for can help reduce stress and contribute to an overall sense of calm. In fact, for me, recognizing what I…

Read More
Shop The Village Quire for all your Spring Calendars

Spring Will Come

February 22, 2019

Spring. It feels a bit elusive this week, don’t you think? The shops are filling up with bright colours and cute clothes begging for warmer temperatures. I even read that “spring is just around the corner”. I beg to differ.…

Read More