Five things - If it’s a holiday Monday where you are, I hope you’re enjoying the day. My cold’s got the best of me so I’ve been pretty ineffective all-round today but I do have some highlights from our adventures over the past few weeks. We had my son’s birthday, Mother’s Day and my daughter’s birthday all in […]
Inside May’s GlobeIn Artisan Box - I received the GlobeIn Artisan Box for free for review purposes. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes. GlobeIn Artisan Box is a monthly subscription box featuring handmade, ethically sourced products from makers around the world. Each Premium Box has a theme and for May it’s the Delish Box. Speaking […]
Inside April’s Glossybox - I received the April Glossybox in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes. April’s Glossybox didn’t arrive ’til the beginning of May so I’ll have two Glossy reviews for you this month. The U.S. beauty box delivers 5 deluxe or full-size products each month ranging from niche to high-end, sourced from […]
It’s a limited edition! The Book Lovers Box from Sweet Reads Box 😍 - I received the Book Lovers Box for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Shoana Jensen was on Cityline this week talking about subscription boxes and I was so surprised she didn’t mention Sweet Reads Box because IMHO, it’s one of the best on the market. (If it’s new to you, it’s […]
May TBR - “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” — Groucho Marx 😂😂  May is a busy time with the kids’ birthdays, Mother’s Day, and my mother-in-law visiting so I’ve pared down this month’s TBR to what I think is a manageable stack. I’ve got some […]
Inside May’s Mapleblume box #luxebeauty - I received Mapleblume’s May box for free in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.  If you haven’t heard of Mapleblume, it’s a quarterly subscription box of luxury cosmetics and skincare with at least five full-size or deluxe sample-size products in every shipment. May’s box is my third (you […]
Currently coveting - And suddenly it’s Friday! I hope you’ve had a good week. Wednesday I put this egg-cellent iron-on patch on an Old Navy cardigan that has seen better days and I’m still so happy with it! Partly because it’s so cute, partly because I finally did something I’ve been meaning to do for ages. Look out world, I’m […]
You’ve got MAYL 💌 + A giveaway! - For a long while I was big on picture frames. Then candle holders. Now bud vases. But I’ve always loved stationery — for ever and ever! — and what better day than the first of May to share a little happy mail mayl? I’ve put together a baker’s dozen of my favourite cards to send […]
The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family + Win a copy! - ABRAMS Books sent me The New Plant Parent in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.  Everybody likes my husband. It’s true! Babies coo in his arms, kids laugh at his jokes, old ladies wink at him in the grocery store and plants flourish in his care. (A leaf falls off the […]
Bird is the word: Flying off the shelves for Mother’s Day + Win with Foxy Originals! - Foxy Originals gifted me the pieces in this post in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.  “[My kids are] 7, so to me, I’d just rather have a hug and a ‘Happy Mother’s Day!’ But when they’re that age ― and moms know ― you have to be a good actress. […]

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