When I was introduced to Francesca and Lysanne of Frannie & Lilo (We the Mamas) back in the fall and learned about their new company, I can remember thinking, yes, yes and more yes! I read their story and knew that their idea of building a community of mamas supporting mamas was something I wanted … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Francesca & Lysanne of Frannie & Lilo (We the Mamas)
Let’s not kid ourselves here getting little ones dressed is my cardio, so let’s choose items that make everyone happy … It’s probably not news to anyone who’s read my posts that getting our kids dressed is a bit of a task. Neither of our boys like or want to wear pants, socks, hats, mittens … More Perfect Pieces: Poppys Collection
A little while back Laura of Gooseberry Studios & Prints, and I connected when she reached out to me about a campaign she was doing with Sick Kids. I automatically said I wanted to take part and I am so happy that I did! Laura later attended one of my writing workshops and took photos … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Laura of Gooseberry Studios & Prints
In our digital age (the age of online platforms and keyboard connections) finding a place for the personal, meeting with other creatives in person and collaborating with like-minded people is something that has kept me inspired and motivated on this blogging journey. And that is exactly what happened when I had the opportunity to finally … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jennifer Myers Chua of Hip Mommies
“It was by sharing my story and hearing the stories of others that my future path was illuminated.” — Eli Brown (STLO Founder) There is something beautiful about putting your heart on your sleeve, literally, and that’s just what Eli Brown, the founder of Shine the Light On did; he’s created something much bigger than … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Eli of Shine the Light On
“Happiness held is the seed, happiness shared is the flower.” There’s something about receiving the gift of fresh blooms that will never go out of style, a pure and simple act of kindness that can’t really be matched. And that’s why when Michael of Tonic Blooms showed up at my door on a sunny Saturday … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Michael & Raphi of Tonic Blooms
A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Suzanne at workshop she hosted with Smithery Style. We learned how to understand and define our own personal styles, clean out our closets and shop for what we love and need rather than for what seems to work or is just on sale. It’s safe … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Suzanne Colmer of Your Shop Girl
While walking through a shopping social at Toronto Yoga Mamas I had the pleasure of chatting with the lovely ladies of Little White Sneakers. I learned a little bit about their blossoming new business and when I found out that they were a sustainable and socially conscious shop that sells new and like new clothes … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Kara & Raegan of Little White Sneakers
Blending art and language has a way of drawing the eye; the beauty captures and the language captivates. When I first saw Lesley of Swell Made Co.’s prints I was immediately drawn to the beauty and simplicity of each print, the best part about it was that when I got a bit … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Lesley of Swell Made Co.
As a new mom and a writer I sometimes come across sayings or images that grab me or tug at my heartstrings. That’s exactly what happened when I first saw the Mo Green Clothing Co. “Hug it Out” sweater. There are so many moments, especially when you’re raising little ones, that call for nothing more … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Mo Green Clothing Co.