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Shop Birthday Supplies in Westboro Village!

May 28, 2018

Meri Meri really does stand out as the cutest party supplies around.  Sometimes I shut my eyes and imagine throwing the best backyard summer party. Paper pinwheels, mini garlands and bright colours. How’s this for inspiration?? See those sweet watermelon…

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Shop Meri Meri Party Supplies in Ottawa!

April 27, 2018

We have the best, most exclusive Meri Meri Party Supplies.  If you are planning a birthday party this spring, you will want to get in here! This is just the smallest hint.

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New Clayboys In Stock Today!

March 20, 2018

Funny, dirty and outrageous. That’s how we describe ClayBoy Greeting Cards. New shipment just arrived today. Some of these go pretty quick so stop in soon. p.s. Mona happens to be my Mom’s favourite 😉  

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Shop Westboro Village for Easter Gifts!

March 8, 2018

When you stay local, it’s a cinch to fill an Easter Basket with thoughtful gifts for your kids and grandchildren! Believe it or not, Easter is coming up pretty quick. It falls early this year. We will be closed Good…

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DIY Birthday Invitations

February 27, 2018

You know what I love? Rubber Stamps. Throwing it back 15 years (!) my husband and I made our own wedding invitations. I bought a couple of kits and inks, cardstock and ribbons and we went at it. When I…

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Heading to a friend's ski chalet this weekend??

February 23, 2018

Are you heading to a friend’s ski chalet for the weekend? Besides the usual bottle of vino or offer to cook dinner, your hosts will be delighted to find a little something left behind after a weekend of friendship and…

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Gift Wrapping in Westboro!

February 21, 2018

Hello! Do you shop Mrs. Tiggy Winkles ? Me too! Did you know they have an easy gift wrapping service?? They do! And I can tell you from experience that when my kids walk into a party carrying a Mrs. Tiggy Winkles…

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It is coming up to our anniversary!

February 6, 2018

It was around this time seven years ago that it was all coming together and I was purchasing The Village Quire.  This time of year I tend to sit back and take a breath and consider how fortunate I am…

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GIVEAWAY!

January 15, 2018

Hello! I think I have mentioned before that I don’t care one bit that Valentine’s Day is a made-up Day of Romance. I happen to love cinnamon hearts and I will wear pink and red. Together! I love having heart-shaped…

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Happy New Year!

January 6, 2018

Hello! And Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that Christmas happened only two weeks ago. I think I sent a total of six Christmas Cards and I got about the same number back. I thought about sending New…

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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…

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Bullet Journal 101

January 29, 2020

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

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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!

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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.…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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