Good morning Fall!

Summer isn’t the only season for adventure. Today we’re saying good morning to Fall and embracing cozy layers, new backpacks, cooler temperatures and pumpkin spice everything with a visit to a new-to-us coffee shop in Chinatown, Raw Sugar Café.

herschel good morning

herschel raw sugar sign

herschel going into cafe

herschel display case

What to have? Everything looks so good.

herschel cookies

herschel james cookie

hershel inside backpack

My kids don’t go anywhere without their backpacks. I like how Herschel has thought to include a cute and practical spot inside where you can write your name so it doesn’t get mistaken for someone else’s. (Note to self: write James’ name inside!)

herschel lily reaching for cookie

herschel laptop case

And my padded laptop sleeve means I don’t have to worry about my computer getting dinged up in our travels.

herschel nadia owner

Owner Nadia Kharyati was baking some fresh treats when we arrived.

herschel peanut butter rice crispy treat

herschel inside raw sugar
Like Fall, Raw Sugar has plenty of charms. Nadia spent years collecting just the right mix of boho chic furniture and accessories before opening the cafe in 2008.

herschel baileys

herschel looking at lego magazine

We’re going to hang out here for a while longer. Can I get you anything?

I partnered with Herschel Supply Co. for this post, however the ideas and opinions are my own. I love sharing my favourite products with you!

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  1. cassidl

    I have to check that place out ( I do miss no longer living between Chinatown and Little Italy for discovering places like this) and now I have to go make some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.
    ( are you heading to Blissdom this year?)

    1. try small things

      It’s such a great spot! The mural caught my eye a few weeks ago on our way home from a swim at the Plant Bath and I had to check it out. 🙂 I won’t be going to Blissdom but caught it last year. What about you? Such a gorgeous spot this year.

      1. cassidl

        I am heading out for the first time ( and apparently the last as they are not continuing the fall conference after this, looking forward to seeing the sites though)

  2. Emily Smith // The Best of this Life

    What a great spot! I’d love to go check it out, looks fantastic and a great place to bring the kids along too.

    1. try small things

      Oh the kids will love it, especially when they’re a little bit older and they can both play boardgames. They have a great selection and lots of room to play.

  3. Phyllis Anderson

    Wow, can I hang out there too? Book in hand, tea on the table – that I will get a refill on at least once, and the opportunity to get lost in a crowd. Love the look of the place – yes, charm galore and such inviting seating. And always like the company of the little people – who also have their noses in a book and cookie in hand.

    1. try small things

      Next time you come up we’ll have to go!

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