Craftadian Mississauga Christmas Market 2017 Shopping Guide

Working on that holiday shopping list?  Take the opportunity to shop local at the Craftadian Mississauga Christmas Market this Saturday.  It starts at 10am and as always, they have swagbags if you are one of the first 50 families.  The Christmas Markets are always their most popular, so get to First United Church (151 Lakeshore Road W, Port Credit) early to snag one. Once Halloween passes, my diary is filled with holiday shopping promos, including the many pop-ups, craft shows[Read more]

Holly Berry Body Manicure Bombs

Holly Berry Body Manicure Bombs on Black Slate

You probably know I have a bit of a love affair with Holly Berry Body.  It is one of my fave brands.  I was first introduced to Holly through a Craftadian show last year and have loved everything I have tried.  I make a beeline to her table when she is vending at local shows.  Plus, she is nice enough to let me hide behind her table to send out pics from the shows so I am not standing in[Read more]

Clean Kiss Organics Skincare Review

Clean Kiss Organics Skincare Review - Canadian Indie Organic Skincare

Introducing Clean Kiss Organics, a local indie skincare company.  I have tried quite a few Canadian skincare companies, but have found that many are great at bath bombs and soaps, but when it comes to the other stuff, buy a base and just add scents.  Or, they have great ingredients but they just miss the mark when compared to mainstream effectiveness.  So I was intrigued when I was introduced to Clean Kiss Organics.  Rather than the usual lineup of soaps[Read more]

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]