About a month ago I knew I was going to check out – there was talk of another lockdown coming, the end of my lease was looming and I was so, so tired managing the number of customers in the shop, staying on top of bills and inventory and it goes on and on and…

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Even though the kids have been home since FOREVER, I still can’t believe that it is August and that summer is half over! Our son turns fifteen this week – his birthday is always the halfway mark for us. We’ll celebrate with ice cream cake for breakfast and a delicious birthday dinner of his choosing.…

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The new normal is, indeed, weird.  The shop is *almost* back to regular hours and it has been great to see so many of you walking and poking into the shops. Westboro Village is slowly coming alive. It’s thanks to you that we are still here ! While we are always happy to have you…

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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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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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….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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Hello! It has been far, far too long! We have lots going on in the next few weeks! Be sure to stay tuned>

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Valentine’s Day is coming up! There are some humbuggers out there who will say Valentine’s Day is a made up holiday. That might be true, but I don’t care one bit. I love all things pink and red. I love hearts and chocolate. I love opening little boxes that have little treasures inside. I really,…

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