Shop Love And A Giveaway

One of my favorite blog features to do is Shop Love I originally started doing it as a way to get to know  shop owners and their shops. For so many people owning a shop means more to them than just selling things and making money. Perhaps it's a way to express themselves. Or maybe it's about the connection between making something and someone else loving it. I was reminded of all this during my interview with today's shop owner Stephanie from Bonita Bellita...more

Chasing Butterflies

When I was a little girl I had this goal; I wanted so much to have a butterfly land on me. I thought it would be so neat to have it sit there and let me see it's beautiful wings up close. I tried over and over again to sit as still as I could among flowers where they fluttered; anxiously waiting for them to mistake me for a flower and land. I'd get impatient and try to catch one in my hands, but that failed to work too. Disappointed, I would give up for the day only to try again the following one....more

Talking About The D Word

Lately I've been noticing a lot of commercials that Bell has been sponsoring for their Let's Talk campaign. In case you don't want to click the link, what they're doing is that every text message sent and long distance call made today, Bell will donate 5 cents to mental health programs. One of their intentions is to erase some of the negative stigmatism behind depression and to get people talking about it....more