past. present. future.

inspired by the format of interviews in Flow magazine (past, present, future with photo collages), I wanted to try creating one my own. 5 years ago, I would have written a very different story. But after lots of revisiting of the past and reflection, I'm in a very different place. a hopeful one.

Shannon.

“How are you?” friends would ask and I’d inevitably answer “busy.” Sorry I’m so late getting back to you, sorry we haven’t made plans for coffee yet. Things are hectic. Ugh, I forgot about whatever theme day it is at school. Yikes, I’m late again! Busy is the new normal right?This is a story about …

the Lainie List.

after three weeks at the cabin, we all are adjusting to life back in the city. fees associated with running an Etsy shop.be a part of 5 Postcards, 5 Days! (I made some really cute postcards...)read this book and loved it. borrowed it from the library.an online email course I just signed up for - …

The Lainie List

This week Tate learned to ride a two-wheel bike on his own for the very first time. just ordered this t-shirt for myself. this looks like a really fun water park / splash pad in Scarborough.my printmaking on fabric online course is 30% off right now (until August 2nd)Toronto Stationary Show in August. I wanna …

the Lainie List.

Last day of school photo. Summer has officially started for The Holmes' Chocolate fudge brownies. this recipe was delicious. instead of chocolate chips (we didn't have any), I swapped in small Lindor chocolates.LOVED this interview with Elizabeth Gilbert about her new book, City of Girls.cute outdoors sweatshirt.An interesting story about Agatha Christie and how she …

3 magazines for creatives to check out.

Flow Magazine Celebrating creativity, imperfection and life's simple pleasures...This Dutch magazine is a gift. With monthly international issues (available in English), it's filled with surprises. You might find cute stickers tucked inside, a little notebook to jot down your gratitudes, or bookmarks for your next read. The articles span topics of self care, enjoying life, …