Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa’

Ready for Spring? Same here!

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 us. But the temperature seems to be rising a little bit more each week. There…

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Rifle Paper, Cocktails and Pretty Gifts

We haven’t had a good shipment of Rifle Paper for a while now. But now that I think about it, Rifle’s rich colours are what I look for when I am thinking late summer. I promise I am not actually considering fall 😉 I’ve had a few people looking for recipe boxes and recipe cards.…

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We are having a Birthday Party!

So…a little history about The Village Quire. Susan Burke opened the store 14 years ago. It was located where Fratelli’s is now. I actually remember her standing outside waiting for the sign to come and be installed. It is amazing to me that I can remember that moment because, these days, I can hardly remember…

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The Village Quire – A Television Premier!!

This past Tuesday I was invited to joing Shelley and Roula on Rogers Daytime  to chat about The Village Quire and Westboro Wednesdays – I was pretty nervous but I think I pulled it off! What do you think?? My kids think I am famous! 😉        

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Love Mail!

Hello! Valentine’s Day is almost up on us.  I have mentioned before that I don’t care one bit that this may or may not be a made up holiday. I have always loved Valentine’s Day. In high school, I sent candy grams, hoping to be noticed by some cute boy. In my twenties, going to…

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Card Making Workshop this Saturday!

Hello! December brings a lot of busy to my life. For a number of reasons the past couple of weeks have been particularly nutty. Despite all the busy, I am really looking forward to our Card Making Workshop this Saturday. Nothing levels this very busy (kinda stressed) girl then a bunch of kids, stamps and…

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The Glitterati! Part One

Wickedly Westboro is happening tomorrow! Hope you can come down! Edited! Alrighty…our pumpkins are looking pretty good! Martha Stewart I am not…perfection is not on my list of must-haves. But I can definitely give you pointers on what to avoid in the area of glitter and spray adhesive!  

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I hate to bring this up…

….but we’re halfway through August and you know what that means. September. I promise I am not wishing these hot, sticky days away. I love the heat because it reminds me that the cold will come. In Ottawa we get to experience it all and the extreme heat of these past days remind me that…

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WIN a collection of Curly Girl Cards

WINNER! The ladies over at Flock have won!  I can actually drop your winnings off on Friday since I will be down that way getting a new hair-do! *********** Every now and again, I order a card or a collection of cards that matches the moment in my life. Sure, I purchase cards with customer…

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