“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.
After my oldest son was born my body felt very different. I was aware of the fact that my clothes didn’t fit the same way, but I was so overwhelmed with the challenges of this new stage of my life that getting back into my old fitness routines seemed to only add stress and I … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Trisha of No Tummy Mommy
I love gifts! I love giving them and, like most people, I love receiving them too. About a year ago I came across Present Day Gifts’ Instagram page and was immediately drawn to the beauty of the gift boxes and the local items that were inside. As a bit of a ‘localist,’ I was also … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Present Day Gifts
When I was pregnant with my youngest I started to become so worried about how I would manage with two-under-two, especially because my toddler is so active. I can remember taking him to the park when I was 7 and 8 months pregnant thinking, how on earth am I going to do this when there … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Haley of Beluga Baby
I met Jan of JR. Authentics at one of the Toronto Yoga Mamas Shopping Socials. Jan’s unique onesies caught my eye and I couldn’t help but ask her about them. The mix of organic cotton and gorgeous local artwork made this mama do a double take. JR. Authentics is a budding new business that collaborates … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jan of JR. Authentics