holidays

Happy New Years!!

It's 2017! I picked some of my favourite pictures from 2016, which was extremely hard since there are so many. I love every picture of London. Scrolling through all the pictures was bitter sweet. I know everyone always says this, but time really is going by too quickly! Long days, short years. I miss it when London was just 20 pounds and no teeth. She has nine now, and one of them is a molar! 

I hope you all had an amazing holidays! I have a couple new years resolutions, starting with taking better care of my body, which means eating right = eating breakfast!(I am the worst at eating breakfast) I eat pretty well other than that. I love food. I eat tons of veggies, and organic foods, however I eat so much sugar. I have a weakness for anything sweet, cookies, candy, ice cream. And the worst thing is that I do not drink water. This is a huge resolution as I want London to get good habits from me. She copies every little thing she sees anybody do. She will even sit leaning back on the couch the exact way my husband does. If he decides to take his sweater/ jacket off, London will do the same. 

go to bed at a decent time     /  yoga at least once a week    / if I can't eat a balance breakfast make a shake    /      thinking positive 24/7     / focus on whats important        /prioritizing        /    less instagram   

p.s I am so sorry for the delay in blogging. I promise to be more consistent (at least twice a week)  I have lots of good news coming up. 

London  has been trying to walk since 6 months.

London  has been trying to walk since 6 months.

Family trip at St. kits/Nevis 

Family trip at St. kits/Nevis 

Wychwood Barn  

Wychwood Barn  

Farmers market every Saturday 

Farmers market every Saturday 

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Getting her ears pierced , kills me when she cries :(

Getting her ears pierced , kills me when she cries :(

Wishing I Was Home Today ....

I get a call from my nanny at about 2pm ( I always pick up right away when it is her) and right away I could hear London screaming in the background, "you need to come home right away, London fell, she is bleeding, London is hurt"  I swear to god it felt like my heart skipped a beat and not in a good type of way. I closed the store right away and basically ran home in the snow. My heart literally feeling like it was going to burst not knowing how I was going to find my daughter. Thankfully I live one block away, so I got home pretty fast. When I walked in all I could see was blood everywhere. On the floors (white marble) on London's face, her clothes. I sort of started to freak out when I saw the size of the cut but Kevin put me in my place and said in a very stern voice, "calm down, you are no good to her if you are freaking out, relax, its okay"  Being able to hold her was the best feeling. Knowing that yes she was hurt but that it was nothing extremely serious. She calmed down after a little. I've heard that the face bleeds a lot. I have also heard that babies heal fast. My poor nanny is probably suicidal because of this. I know how much she loves London, and I know it was not her fault. She actually said that it happened right in front of her eyes. I guess London tripped over our bulldog and fell face first on a sharp edge (our house is very modern and not the kid friendliest) Anyway, just wanted to fill you guys in and remind you to be extra careful with these little people! I am just happy she is okay. I have been thinking about her all day and wish I was with her right now!

#toughie

#toughie

this is the ugly place where it happened 

this is the ugly place where it happened 

My poor baby :(

My poor baby :(

Distillery Christmas Market

What an amazing weekend! I decided to close the shop Sunday ( yes take a day off finally!) and we decided to go to the Distillery Christmas Market. Lucky there was no line (apparently on Sundays it goes around the block). It costs $5 to get in but only on weekends. It was extremely busy but oh so worth it. There was so much to do and so much to see. London was in heaven which meant that I was in heaven. I was just happy to have some quality time with my hubby and daughter. We had hot chocolate and apple cider. London went on the carousel for the first time. That was a huge hit. We were even given a Rudolph nose as we entered the park which made London laugh very hard every time I put it on. (it would not fit her tiny nose) I recommend seeing the pink trees. The big christmas tree reminds me of the one in NYC at the Rockerfeller centre. Im very happy we got a chance to go, I was afraid I was going to miss it this year, and with London only being a toddler once, I want to make sure she gets to experience everything. Make sure you get down there before they close. The last day is Thursday December 22nd 2016. The Christmas market is closed Mondays but Distillery district is still open. Tuesdays is pets day and they recommend you take double strollers during weekdays (due to larger crowds on weekends). They are open from noon to 9pm (10pm Fridays and Saturdays).

London has changed so much, she is like an actual little mini human roaming around (not a little baby anymore) She likes to shop now, she will pick up stuffed animals, toys, and even clothes. She likes to feed Kevin and I. She even gives us kisses at the same time which is the sweetest thing ever! I am crazy about her #familygoals

London's first time on a carousel.

London's first time on a carousel.

Hot chocolate lipstick. 

Hot chocolate lipstick. 

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London's balaclava is from our store.

London's balaclava is from our store.

London following in her mommy steps = shopaholic.

London following in her mommy steps = shopaholic.

If she only had more hands ....

If she only had more hands ....

Rudolph nose (they hand them out for free)

Rudolph nose (they hand them out for free)

Her smile kills me :)

Her smile kills me :)

Smiles, smiles, and more smiles.

Smiles, smiles, and more smiles.

Lookbook

Our first look book is complete!! I am happy to say thank God this week is over! What a stressful experience. I never thought 12 pictures, and 12 little descriptions would be so difficult. Anybody who has said this is easy has obviously never done it. This is all very new to me. I am however, extremely happy with the way it came out (thank you Tony Smith!). It was hard narrowing it down to only 12 items as I have hand picked everything myself. Every piece is special. Every piece in our store in handmade, and has a heirloom quality about it. Our items are meant to last, meant to be passed on from generation to generation. The whole concept of our store is to stay away from anything that is mass produced, plastic, and yes things that are made in China. I have made a conscious effort to support local talent and carry as many things as I can that are made in Canada. There is a link to our look book at the bottom of our website or you can click right here. Please have a look and let me know what you guys think. It is perfect for the holidays!

 

Chop Wood Carry Baby - chakra spray set

Chop Wood Carry Baby - chakra spray set

Angulus - shoes

Angulus - shoes