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Heirloom Christmas Toys!

Christmas is for kids so why not give the gifts that last for generations!  They were fun {and inadvertently educational} then and they are fun now!  These and many more paper-made gifts will stand out among the stacks of neon-bright plastics they are sure to recieve!  These are the gifts that beg you to spend […]

Bullet Journaling!

 “…improved my physical and emotional health immensely.”– Holt J., a committed Bullet Journaler.  This not-so-new format for combining your planner, to-do lists and journal is enjoying an analog comeback in the digital age!   If you find the notion of organizing your life this way intriguing, check out this website: for details.  While no specific journal format is required, […]

Summer Time – Planner Time!

dear summer, i’ve waited so many long, gray days for you…please don’t disappoint me:)   It’s HERE!  I’m ready for that overload of sun-drenched days…bright colors…complaining about the heat…bright, blue skies…soooo many things to fit in!  Thankfully the beautiful 17-month planners are arriving just in time!  Find just the design that inspires you and pen in […]

Spring Cleaning Bliss

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a real deep-down house cleaning!  Alicia recently read this N Y Times Best Seller and used this method to clean and organize every room in her home!  She has been so excited about the outcome that she has all of us and pretty much everyone she knows ready […]


Outdoor inspiration

First real week of summer!  I love this point of potentiality – so many sunny days ahead!  Put a date on the calendar, invite your best buds and plan to dine al fresco!  Our shop is brimming with beautiful books to inspire!  Here are just a few: Season’s, by Donna Hay Donna Hay’s books are […]

Calligraphy Class June 30th

Join instructor Ellen Sontra as she takes you through the Copperplate alphabet, sharing all the tips and techniques you’ll need to create beautiful calligraphic lettering!  This beginner class includes your pen, nib, ink and paper as well as light refreshments.  The class will be held at our shop on Monday, June 30th from 6:30 to […]