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  1. Sunglass Storage From Need Supply

    October 15, 2011 by barbara

    Oh I just found something I really want right now.  It is the Roll Sunglass Case from Need Supply.  It’s the prettiest I have ever seen. It features heavier weight, extremely durable and protective 3 oz leather flap with a long wrap around leather tie for closure.  It has a stitched side detail.  I love its natural brown shade.  Do you think Santa Claus can bring me one this year?


  2. Clutch Clip By Umbra

    October 15, 2011 by barbara

    When I was checking out the tabletop display for a friend’s wedding party, I came upon this cute clutch clip by Umbra at   Designed by Jeff Rubio, the Clutch Clip is a hip and stylish clip which looks like a handbag handle.  You can place it on paper bags or other items for easy transporting.  Made from laser-cut acrylic, the Clutch Clip is available in a few designs to suit your personal style.


  3. Fondant Dessert Plates

    October 14, 2011 by barbara

    A friend of mine who works in a metal building often lament that she is not happy with her job and wish that she could do just what she loves best – Open a cafe.  She loves to bake and often has little tea parties for her friends.  She has been feeling rather unhappy lately so in order to cheer her up, I got her a gift.  I saw this box of Cath Kidston Cupcake Liners from recently and know that my friend is going to love them. This vintage inspired cupcake liners come in sky blue with white polka dots, coral with white stars, pink with white polka dots, and light green with white stars.   The cupcakes will definitely look tastier in these cute liners.



  4. Funny Dinner Plate For Children

    October 13, 2011 by barbara

    Want to have some fun during meal time?  Well, get the Food Face Dinner Plate from Perpetual Kid.  Made from hotel-quality, food safe, high fire ceramics, these plates are great to get your children to eat their food.  The box which the plate comes in feature lots of inspirational food art.  Now, why didn’t they have this when I was a kid?   With the Food Face Dinner Plate, you can have loads of fun during dinner time.  Who says you can’t play with your food anymore?


  5. Best Place For Custom Lapel Pins

    October 11, 2011 by barbara

    Custom lapel pins are widely used to promote a company or organization, reward employees, foster teamwork, sporting tool, distinguish guests at an event as well as to promote awareness of a cause.  They are also important for any trade-show event and are good souvenirs for participants of a charity or fund-raising function.  Lapel pins are an inexpensive and very effective tool to promote a company or an event.

    If you are in the market for some custom lapel pins, you may want to check out  This online store has a wide range of stock lapel pins, custom lapel pins, custom larnyards, stock larnyards and rubber bracelets.  They are the top online provider of lapel pins.   At their website, you can find 3D Cast Pins, Printed Pins, Rhinestone Pins, Die Struck Pins and more.  Their products are manufactured under strict quality guidelines in their factories all over the world.  PinMart offers a simple and fuss-free way place your order online.  You can request for a quote, design your own product, review and approve the artwork and then the order will be sent for production. They also offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee on their products. is the best place for professional and yet affordable custom lapel pins.  Check them out today.


  6. RSVP Slip On Pour Spout

    October 8, 2011 by barbara

    You got to love this RSVP Slip On Pour Spout from The Kitchen Outlet.  It helps to make our lives easier by directing the pour of the wet and dry ingredients more accurately.  All you have to do is to attach the slip-on spout onto any thin-lipped mixing bowl, jar, pot or pan.  The slip on pour spout features a wide lip and narrow spout to make pouring easier.  It comes in assorted colours and made from dishwasher safe heat resistant silicone.  No more mess to clean up when you use The RSVP Slip On Pour Spout.


  7. Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

    October 1, 2011 by barbara

    A friend of mine is into Matryoshka Nesting Dolls and this has rubbed off on me.  Whenever I see a Matryoshka doll, I would get excited.  While looking for some party ideas, I stumbled upon these cute Matryoshka Cupcake Toppers from Etsy (The Blissful Baker).  These colourful toppers are great if you are hosting a nesting doll party.



    I also like this retro Matryoshka lunch tote which is insulated.  Available at

  8. Cute Halloween Costumes

    September 27, 2011 by barbara

    Well, it’s almost that time already.  Have you decided what to wear on Halloween?  My 6 year old told me that she would like to dress up on Halloween though we do not celebrate Halloween as it is not so popular over here.  She has been seeing lots of Halloween costumes for sale at the mall.  It would be great if there is a Halloween party so I can dress her up.  Well, if you are on the lookout for something unique and cute for your children, do check out  They have an extensive costumes for children and adults.


    Get one now and have a spooktacular time!

  9. Useful Kitchen Gadgets

    September 19, 2011 by barbara

    I just saw a few items at The Kitchen outlet that are very handy for the home.   I could do with a few of these items.  They will certainly make my life easier.


    IMCG Plate Spacer.  These are plastic blocks that should be place at three different sides of a plate.  They help to pile the plates nicely to save space and time.


    Norpro Apple Corer which features stainless steel blades that cuts into 8 even wedges.


    Chef’N High Tailer Shrimp Deveinier.  This is just what I need because I do not like to peel and devein shrimps.  Just give it a simple squeeze and the stainless steel end would do everything in just one step.

  10. Quick And Easy Way To Find Homes In Calgary

    September 17, 2011 by barbara

    Before I bought my current apartment, I used to rent.  It was not easy to find a suitable place and my husband and I would scour the newspaper looking for rental properties.  It was a stressful experience especially when the unit we were staying needed to be vacated quickly as the current owner had sold it.  If you or someone you know and are looking for apartments for rent in Calgary,  you may want to check out

    This online portal makes it very easy for renters to search for a home in Calgary.  All you need to do is to click on the area you want and view all the properties available.  At, you can find houses, apartments or condos, townhouses, basement suites, main floors, duplexes and fourplexes for rent.  It features one-of-a-kind and easy to use tool to connect their network of owners to renters.  You can narrow down your search by price, square footage or number of bathrooms and bedrooms. How easy is that, right?  The homes for rent are listed in a detailed manner.  Each listing offers a complete detail and photos.

    So, when it is time to rent one of Calgary properties, use for a quick and stress-free experience.