As the weather gets cooler, I always get caught up thinking of what meals I should create in my crockpot. I focus on squash, dumplings, gravies, potatoes…the starchy things our tummy tend to love. Someone needs to figure out how to create … Continue reading
People in our city are frequenting & supporting local boutiques more & more every year. There is one in particular that carries an array of men & women’s apparel & accessories in the heart of Osborne Village that I have … Continue reading
Looking for somewhere to let off some steam this weekend, check out the grand opening of Winnipeg’s new Exchange location. One could refer to it as the new ‘it’ place, but that often means limited, which it is not – … Continue reading
THIS is EXACTLY why I have STOPPED buying just ANY candle. I typically try to use ‘Green Safe’ or natural cleaning products, eat fairly clean, etc., but something that is constantly looked over is candles we burn. I switched over to cleaner … Continue reading
So some of my favourite days are ones filled with meetings & productive work but randomly & unexpectedly interrupted by friends calling & asking me to go for lunch somewhere fun rather than me sitting at my computer eating … Continue reading
You know people that you meet who dream up & build amazing things to leave you wondering, how in the h-e-double hockey sticks do they do that? For me, one of those creators is a prairie guy who towers over most. I come … Continue reading
Working in real estate, I occassionally spend time during the weekdays doing what others do on their lazy weekends. A Tuesday morning could be a sleep until 10am kind of day or Friday afternoon is doing errands & things around … Continue reading
With T-minus 4 days until I (crossing my fingers) get this heavy, cage-like, debilitating, pain-in-the-ass cast off, I have with no shame admitting that I spent the afternoon perusing the internet. I did so dreaming of the charming shoes (yes, … Continue reading
Well, it definitely seems like it has been a decade. Regardless, one day is too long. Many exciting things have happened in the time that has passed since I last posted. The holiday season came & ran feverishly & we … Continue reading
For those asking where to find BurnKnitDesign – this is your lucky weekend!! & for those who don’t know it yet, here is what local duo Jess & Kyla are up to…
“We are a freshly new start up company that connects with the modern world, while bringing a rustic & warm feeling to our work. We have our own inspirations from what we create, but thrive to customize our pieces for our customers; we tap into their creativity to make it more meaningful to them.
We offer (all custom) crochet scarves, headbands, toques, blankets, for both adults and kids; and even have sweaters & hair pieces for the little ones.
We also do (unique) woodwork. From personalized cutting boards to unique signs for your home. No two pieces are alike as most of our wood is salvaged from our very own prairie backyard.”
~ Cozy coozies $12 ~ Bambi’s lover plaque $40 ~ Headbands for the little princess $12 ~ Cutting boards for the chef. $15/each ~
These are just a few sweet items. Email with Q’s, orders/custom work – Kyla & Jess: firstname.lastname@example.org and this weekend find them at…..
Where: Canadian Mennonite University – 500 Shaftsbury Blvd!
What: Over 70 local HANDMADE only artisans will be highlighted at this years sale!
Find the perfect holiday gift for friends, family or even a little something for yourself.
ALSO this year – Proceeds from the Tuxedo Holiday Sale will be directed to The Children’s Wish Foundation! Help them to grant a favourite wish for a child faced with a life-threatening illness, in our very own Manitoba! Energy106 and sister station Jewel101 will be on site at the sale to help celebrate the 25th Year Anniversary!
Along with their new venue & Charity of Choice, go get your photo with Santa, lunch & refreshments. They also have a HUGE raffle!