The Lainie List

I love when we roast marshmallows in the house. Big Ideas Inside: A Creativity Pad for Dreamers24 Days of Kindness for Preschoolerseatwhatyoulovebook.comPantone's Colour of the Year.I like to Move It.  Tate's new favourite song. Craft a Life You Love52 Lists for Togethernesslove these.  Buckskin Chopper Mitts from LL BeanSouth Shore Annexe Craft Table | Wayfair.caThe …

The Lainie List.

my little Christmas elves helping carry a parcel. Working from home hacks.Beautiful design ideas from Canva multi-page layoutsselling at my first craft fair!Pixel & BristleQuitting Instagram: She’s one of the millions disillusioned with social media. But she also helped create it.a true Northern ChristmasPayless opens a fake luxury store (is this for real?!)

ella’s pizza.

Ella Carruthers ran the pizza shop in town.  I remember stopping in with my parents to place an order.  Her shop was a tiny little building that sat on Front Street.  It was always busy with people coming in and out. I don’t remember Ella as a frail little lady.  She was hardworking and didn’t …

my blog story.

My first ever blog design. [Sorry, I don't have a screencap to show you.  I wish I would have taken one.  When you start your first blog, keep an image for yourself.] I couldn't come up with a clever blog name to save my life.  I eventually decided to call it, Hodgepodge.  It was meant …

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  Simon Sinek TED Talk: Start with Why Fast-moving grass fire burns 34 vehicles at Niagara Lavender Festival Watching the cave rescue in Thailand freaks me out. What I’m reading right now. Another book I keep coming back to.  Still need to read it. 10 Rules for Side-Hustle Success | Inc.com For animal lovers, this …

The Lainie List

  8 Swoon-worthy Notebooks for Bullet Journaling Apple Cinnamon Loonie Pancakes How to Be Less Distracted With Your Kids This is amazing.  Possibly Tate’s next bday present. What we watched after a Blue Jay showed up in our backyard. And this. Baked this, this week. This four-year-old's art sells for thousands Every woman should watch …

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  The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (Netflix) Shy girl turns into a singing lion.  America’s Got Talent. How you might be annoying your barista Where the Royal Family gets its groceries. I’m going to start attending these each month. How to make your own tote bags. I've created a new logo for my website! #theimperfectwoman. …

The Lainie List

  How to make a 5-year plan. When people use your creative work without permission. A goat farm! (Thank you for sharing, Pauline!) I need to check out this book. The End of Overeating, by David Kessler I want a tiny glass house for a studio. The meaning behind your food cravings. This recipe for …