You guys know by now I’m a firm believer in custom gifts. The more specific, the better. Once, a friend visited our home and left a 3-page haiku on the guest bed, complete with hand-drawn illustrations and (highly illegible) footnotes. We framed it that afternoon. If you’ve got a friend in your life who always
I fell head over heels for Chandler, the founder behind Haiti Design Co, on my first visit there nearly 3 years ago. A whip-smart woman with boots on the ground, I was endlessly impressed by her ability to empower the women she employs in a nontraditional, holistic way. She runs her Port-au-Prince studio with grace,
Educating our kids about the importance of preserving our planet’s natural resources is never far from my mind, but finding books that strike the right tone for little ears can be a challenge. Enter The Big PickSure Book: a blend of wisdom and joy for a lighthearted, rhythmic (oh-so-empowering!) read. The premise is simple –
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
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
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
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
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.