Paint it Pretty Polish Everything Is Better Purple Swatches (Holographic Collection)

Paint it Pretty Polish Everything Is Better Purple - Artificial Light Swatches

Everything Is Better Purple! Paint it Pretty Polish had purple lovers like me in mind with this one.  It is a medium purple, not too warm or cool with strong linear holo.  At $10, it is affordable and Canadian.  Available on Etsy only, Paint it Pretty Polish is a local-ish indie nail polish maker. This […]

Paint it Pretty Polish Midnight Sparkle Swatches and Review

Paint it Pretty Polish Midnight Sparkle - Swatches in Artificial Lighting

Over the next week, I will be sharing the Paint it Pretty Polish Holographic Collection.  It is a set of seven polishes so you can have one for every day of the week.  Starting with Midnight Sparkle, a dark blue holographic polish.  Priced at $10 and available from a Canadian maker on etsy, it is […]

Terrah Essentials at Indie Expo Canada 2018

Terrah Essentials at Indie Expo Canada

While most of us are familiar with the polish brands at Indie Expo Canada, Terrah Essentials is new to me.  So I reached out to Bhie, the mompreneur behind the company to get some more information about them.   Bhie is from the Philippines and a hairstylist with a cosmetology diploma.   She combined her love of […]

Paint It Pretty Polish Bling Up Your Life at IEC Swatches (Indie Expo Canada Limited Edition)

One that those who can’t make it to Indie Expo Canada can actually buy!  Paint It Pretty Polish is releasing Bling Up Your Life at IEC for the show, but it will be available for purchase on her Etsy store until the end of July too.  There are limited quantities of this polish so when […]

How To Get Noticed at Markets & Craft Shows

How to get your booth noticed at markets and craft shows

Not my usual type of post but one I have meant to write for a long time.  I love attending local markets.  You get to meet the faces behind the products you may have bought already.  Find new products, especially handmade ones.  Support local businesses.   While many of these are juried and you need a […]

Craftadian Port Credit Spring 2018 Market Shopping Guide

Craftadian Mississauga Spring 2018

I can’t believe it is time for another Craftadian market already!  The next one is just days away and includes some of my long time favourites as well as some new to me vendors.  If you missed the Hamilton one a few weeks ago, it is a great time to shop locally and try some […]

Lunah Life Skincare Review (Canadian Indie)

Lunah Skincare Canada Review

I mentioned Lunah in my preview for Craftadian but they deserve their own post because their Detox Salt Body Polish is amazing and I am loving the Citrus and Vanilla scent.  Nicole is a personal/wellness coach and a registered holistic nutritionist.  Her line of celestial apothecary skincare is designed to help your body and still […]

Hamilton’s Craftadian Spring Market – April 2018 Preview

Craftadian Made By Hand Show April 2018 Hamilton

You know I love a Craftadian Market and I have a preview of some of the goodies you can find at Spring Market in Hamilton this Saturday.  They will of course have baby stuff and more not included in my post, because ewww babies!  But some of the vendors I am looking forward to checking […]

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 […]