Who Broke the Teapot?! by Bill Slavin

Some days (okay, a lot of days) it doesn’t make me much to fly off the handle, so I can totally relate to the mom in Bill Slavin’s Who Broke the Teapot?!Her favourite teapot is broken (seriously! can we ever have nice things?) and no one is fessing up. Was it Dad, lounging about in his underwear with the paper? How ’bout Cat, tangled up in a ball of yarn? Or maybe Baby (don’t underestimate the little ones!) sitting in his highchair? Or was it someone else?  Continue reading Who Broke the Teapot?! by Bill Slavin

Four fun ways to decorate easter eggs

Decorating eggs at Easter is my idea of a good time. Also, eating chocolate. But that goes without saying. Here are four fun ways of decorating we’ve tried (the eggs below are all ours) and links to the how-to’s. Hop to it and have fun!  Continue reading Four fun ways to decorate easter eggs

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!