We are all spending a lot of time at home right now, I didn’t even realize it was a long weekend until the other day. Once the kids are asleep I’m ready to chill in bed and watch a show. Last year we got a new mattress and it has made all the difference in how I sleep. If you are looking to switch up your mattress we have a great selection at the shop that are all made in Toronto. The modern bedroom set shown above is available in a variety of wood stains and sizes and is also Canadian made.

To visit the showroom contact us by phone at (705) 748-9551 to make an appointment to safely shop.

Once you are in your bedroom are you thinking it could use a little design help? Find some useful styling tips here. If you like fresh flowers and greenery in your space, check out this post about foraging your yard for blooms.

Did you know that the Toronto Zoo is bringing the zoo to you everyday? You can learn about different animals through videos on facebook. We were excited to see that a baby Giraffe was just born, she’s so cute! ” The zoo confirmed that it has developed an “innovative new interim plan” to offer a safe drive-thru experience that meets the province’s reopening requirements.”

According to the experts at Allure – “One of 2020’s hottest hair-color trends happens to require minimal effort. A simple way to add more interest to your hair-color is to let your roots do their thing and grow in naturally”.  While my roots are growing in is it also trendy to also have your greys showing? My daughter reminds me everyday how many I have. I’m excited to go to the salon…one day.

I haven’t worn makeup since early March, how about you? I had a good laugh watching this makeup artist transform herself in this tiny face challenge. She’s got some serious skills.

Who doesn’t love Jon Hamm? Especially when he’s talking about Canada.

Take five minutes and watch this video. You might want to get yourself a baby bunny.

If you are getting bored with your co-workers and the typical quarantine zoom meeting, check this out. They offer virtual field trips and will bring a bit of happiness to your day.

airbnb is offering some unique experiences you can do in the comfort of your own home. Tarot reading, cooking, meeting an Olympian…the list goes on.

Take a break from the actual news check out this episode of Some Good News. If you watched The Office this reunion and wedding might make you shed a tear. It will bring a smile to your face I know for sure.

I saw this handmade sign from Under One Sun and I thought I would tell you about the shop in case they are new to you. Located in downtown Peterborough “We work with different artisian groups in Haiti that are creating jobs for mothers and fathers who don’t want to abandon their children to an orphanage. These jobs provide opportunity for women and men who have never had an opportunity for income. They provide hope through the dignity of a job, training, and the ability to feed, educate and shelter their families”. They have lots of beautiful pieces like these baskets, be the change jewellery, and colourful animals that would be a great gift idea for kids.

Mark your calendars, Stonehenge will livestream its summer solstice celebration for the first time ever Sunday June 21st. “The ancient, mystical site typically hosts one of the world’s most popular summer solstice celebrations, attracting thousands of people, including the druid and pagan community, on the longest day of the year to watch the sun rise behind the Heel Stone”. Watch it here.

This Markham teacher is doing weekly online painting classes every Wednesday for students and parents. Getting creative is great for your mental health.

You can take a virtual tour of the Dutch flower fields shown above through this link. “Keukenhof is a botanical garden in the town of Lisse in the Netherlands. Also known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. More than 7 million bulbs are currently in bloom, including 800 varieties of tulips”. The colours are simply stunning!

I hope you are able to get outside and enjoy some fresh air this weekend. I know I’ve been looking forward to it all week. – Holly