Cafe Tumblers

When we visited London last year, I fell hard for the cafe tumblers in my favorite bistro. (No one ever accused me of overlooking insignificant details.) Substantial, shatterproof but totally lightweight – mine was filled to the brim with iced coffee, but I couldn’t help noticing they’d be the perfect glass for kids. I’ve been

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Pint-Sized PJs

When winter rolls in, we homebodies like to line our drawers with jams of all sorts. Bring us footies or bring us death, tis the Loechner chant. Our current favorite for the littles? California-based Sara’s Prints, a line of gently snug-fit pajamas in 100% cotton rib knit with stretch-memory cotton lining. They’re the softest things

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Bird Bingo

You all know how much I love watching my bird feeder already, but my latest obsession? Knowing these winged beauty’s names. Bee and I have been hard at work brushing up on our bird knowledge, and this fun twist on a classic Bingo game is just the thing to keep us on track. If you’re

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A Comfy Tee

I’ve long been on a subconscious quest for the perfect tee, one that feels substantial but not too heavy, soft but not too thin. Ample coverage, the right amount of stretch. Hugs not tugs, you know? The good news is (drum roll!): I’ve finally found it. Ethically made in downtown Toronto, this perfectly-gray V-neck arrives in

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A Better Day

Feel like every calendar on the market doesn’t quite make room for the many roles you fill on any given day? Me, too. (Until now.) Enter this $6 beauty – a perfect blend of daily planner, memory keeper and future journal, filled to the brim with detailed planning sheets for writing down what truly matters.

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Summer Glow

While I’m known within my circle of friends to be the resident beauty products guinea pig, I’ll never say yes to anything more than a 5-minute make-up routine. Enter: Honest Beauty’s contouring kit. Most days, I’m a tinted sunscreen, lip balm and a swipe of mascara kind of girl. But every now and then, I

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Daily Dress-Up

Of all the hairstyles I’ve possessed in my life, I’m forever coming back to the pixie. What I love? It’s simple. What I sometimes don’t love? It’s simple. And so: when I’m in need of dressing up the ‘do, I reach for these earrings. They’re casual enough to wear daily, but still offer a subtle

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Stoneware Storage

Our kids are nut-lovers through and through, from pistachios to almonds, cashews and macadamias, everything between. These stoneware beauties house every variety in town, plus a mini-sized catchall for the shells – with plenty of room to spare. Countertop decor and snacks-at-the-ready? I’m in. To Buy: Stoneware Containers ($15- $38) at Unison.

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