Shop Local At The Mississauga Etsy Made In Canada Show

craftadian etsy team mississauga made in canada

Although I am excited to check out some of the new to me Etsy makers at the Hamilton show, I wish I could make it to the Mississauga Etsy Made In Canada Show too.  Not only is Beyond The Nail there to fuel my nail polish addiction but Holly Berry Body too.  And you know I love everything HollyBerry.  Her bathbombs, manicure bombs (which she made for me) makeup and skincare is all amazing!  I can’t make it to both,[Read more]

Shop Local at the Hamilton Etsy Made In Canada Show

Hamilton Etsy Made in Canada Vendors Makers

The holiday shopping season is almost upon us.  But Etsy is giving us one last “normal” shopping market before everything turns fall and holiday themed.  The Hamilton Etsy Made In Canada Show will be held at the Lincoln Alexander Centre tomorrow.  There are some great local vendors with a mix of product types to suit everyone.  If you are not familiar with the venue, it is on King beside the Crown Plaza Hotel.  Starting at 10am, entrance is free and[Read more]

Craftadian Made In Hamilton Fall 2017 Show

Craftadian Made In Hamilton Fall 2017 Show

If you have been reading for a while, you will know that I love Craftadian shows.  For most things, we need to go into Toronto but Hamilton has a thriving indie maker scene and several craft shows a year.  Craftadian’s Made in Hamilton is the next one and less than a week away.  So what is on my list to check out?  Some of my favourite makers will be there so I will definitely be visiting them.  But the August[Read more]

MELA Bath – From Nature With <3 Bath Bombs

MELA Bath - White Tea and Ginger bath bomb - Ice Cream Scoop - Oatmeal Tea Bath Soak

Growing up in the UK, I am partial to a relaxing bath or even just using part of a bath bomb for a foot soak during at-home pedicures.  MELA Bath is a local indie maker I have been meaning to try forever but ‘someone’ told me I needed to use up some of my growing collection of bath products before bringing more home.  Now that I am getting low on bath bombs due to avoiding LUSH since Christmas (probably the[Read more]

I Went To Indie Expo Canada!

Indie Expo Canada Press Preview Overview

You probably already know this since I have not stopped talking about it for the last week or so.  Indie Expo Canada was held at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto and was the first of what is hopefully many Indie Expo Canada dates to come.  I was lucky enough to be part of the official press team so got to look around and meet the makers before it opened and things got crazy.  I was also helping out at the[Read more]