Card from 417Press (Montreal-based!)
Because… sometimes we need to be reminded!
Because… I’ve been a fan of local gal Camilla’s preserves forever and can’t wait to recreate them at home.
Lip Balm Collection from Evy Jo & Co (Montreal-based)
Because… I may not manage a full face of makeup but at least my lips will be soft.
iPhone case by Sandra Arduini Photo & Design
Because… it’s so damn pretty.
Bouquet of Flowers from Floralia
Because… flowers are always in style, especially if they are local and ethical.
Because… simple but stylish and no rocks that hang out and dig into my baby’s face.
Because… summer calls for ice cream and cake and the first Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook was… amazing!
Because… even though we promised ourselves we were going to try to dress up more, these Canadian made sweatpants are perfect (and let’s face it… my sweatpants get a lot of use)
Because… I need a top to go with my sweat pants! And this shows national pride without being too ‘Canada Day on Parliament Hill’
Huit Wild Poppy Swimsuit at Anthropologie
Because… that pattern and those colours are amazing. Plus, I will be at the pool A LOT.
Because… even though I like my booze, getting wasted while having to look after young kids is never fun (or smart!) And Perrier gets boring.
Dress by Paper Crown + Rifle Paper Co. at Anthropologie
Because… I’ll always feel elegant wearing this.
ops Need more ideas? Check out my Etsy picks here. More shops are being added all the time, and most of the goods are from right here in Montreal.