Shop Local, Shop Etsy: A Cup of Pretty

A Cup of Pretty started off as many handcrafted businesses do – LaQuita Bergeron had made some glitter-dipped wine glasses for friends and family, who were all delighted with their new drink-ware. Sparked by their positive feedback, LaQuita decided to open up her own Etsy shop. LaQuita is active in local craft shows, including Etsy: Made in Canada’s upcoming Spring show on May 6 at … Continue reading Shop Local, Shop Etsy: A Cup of Pretty

Sixth Annual Handmade Spring Extravaganza

This weekend was the Sixth Annual Handmade Spring Extravaganza at the WFCU Centre, hosted by C. C. Events. Over 100 hundred local artists participate. Items for sale include home decor, jewellery, bath and body products, edible delicacies, and more. The show will run until 4:00pm on Sunday, April 29. C. C. Events will be hosting the Second Annual Gift Show on May 26 and 27, … Continue reading Sixth Annual Handmade Spring Extravaganza

Local Author: Jenn Sadai

Jenn Sadai is a local author who chooses to use her own life experiences to help inspire others to overcome challenges. Her first book, Dark Confessions of an Extraordinary, Ordinary Woman, is her own tale of survival, from being a drug addicted thief to becoming successful and healthy. Her book Cottage Cheese Thighs tackles the subject of learning to love yourself and becoming confident with … Continue reading Local Author: Jenn Sadai

Shop Local, Shop Etsy: Elle Bee Accessories

Elle Bee Accessories has been in the business of baby bows since December 2015. These handmade accessories are delicate and dainty and come in a wide range of fabrics, from soft velvet to floral leather. Lisa Bergsma is the creator behind the bows and headbands. She says the most popular items in her Etsy shop are the velvet sailor bows, mini leather bows, and the … Continue reading Shop Local, Shop Etsy: Elle Bee Accessories

Fun Fundraising at Moggy’s Mission

Moggy’s Mission will be hosting their PAWp Up Cat Café every Saturday of April between 11:30am – 4:00pm. The last Friday of the month will be open during the evening between 5:00pm – 8:00pm. They are located at 13161 Tecumseh Road East. For $10 a person guests will receive a bottomless cup of coffee or tea (or juice boxes for kids) and time to enjoy … Continue reading Fun Fundraising at Moggy’s Mission

Shop Local, Shop Etsy: Fluff Pet Care

Fluff Pet Care opened their Etsy in shop in June of 2017 and specializes in rope leashes, dog collars, pet toys, and pet health & wellness products. They also just launched some (human) clothing and mugs with fun phrases about pets. Shop owner Laura Campbell started up her business shortly after graduating university. “Neither of my degrees were animal related, but I knew working in … Continue reading Shop Local, Shop Etsy: Fluff Pet Care