Interview with Julie Sousa : Annette Street Music

We have had the pleasure of working with Julie for many years now and it’s time that you get to know her a bit better as well. She is a talented musician, dedicated local business owner and one of the loveliest people we know. If you are looking to enrol your children in music programs in the west end of Toronto, look no further. From her commitment to the community to super fun open-mic nights, this boutique studio has something for everyone! Over to you Julie!

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Outdoor Dining Inspiration

It may not have warmed up much since we brought you the outdoor living inspiration a month ago, but we are getting closer. Promise. The sun has been shining and things are FINALLY turning green. We pulled together some outdoor dining furniture that works well with the outdoor living themes from last month. Bring in similar pops of colour, be consistent with style and you will have expanded your functional living space all season long.

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Interview with Lauren Pincente from Wildhood

Every once in a while you meet someone who you want to add to your Friends Roster (it’s a thing) immediately! That’s Lauren. Smart, dry and totally committed to bringing lovely things to our neighbourhood. I am officially a crazy plant lady thanks to her! When Lauren started out in the back of CMD on Dundas she quickly gained a huge following of loyal customers. Wildhood has since expanded & opened shop at Keele & Dundas, if you haven’t been by this cozy spot filled with beautiful things, get there now! But not before I pick-up a bunch of ranunculus – they go gast!

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Outdoor living inspiration

Ok, to be clear, it is snowing while I write this post. However, last Saturday night, in true Canadian style we had drinks out back with our neighbours. As soon as it’s above zero, they are up for outdoor happy hour. We bundled up, had blankets and enjoyed several hours catching up and enjoying the fresh air. For six months of the year, we get to expand our living space in to the great outdoors.

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