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The Great American Cereal Book: A Breakfast Design Retrospective

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 11 months ago

Eating sweet cereal in footie PJs on Saturday morning: it doesn't get more quintessentially "kid" than that. Authors Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis take us on an historical journey through the rise of milky crunchy mornings and the economic boom that followed the first pour.

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Nature on the table: Hand-painted Ceramics by Yevgenia

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 12 months ago

Nature's beauty always inspires us! We stumbled across these gorgeous hand-painted ceramic designs by the brilliant Russian artist, Yevgenia. Each piece is so dainty and beautiful, we don't want to put food on them (almost)!

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Is It Possible for Vintage Books to be our Achilles' Heel?

Posted by Drake, 6 years ago

We could spend hours browsing through vintage book stores. Everything from their cracked spines, strange images to graphic design the love letter to these artefacts would be endless. Our favourite local vintage book store is The Monkey's Paw. Check out a few of the covers + pages of these covered oddities.

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Winter Fun- From Carnival to Snowy Sports

Posted by Drake, 6 years, 1 month ago

We're so proud to be Canadian! As part of our True North pride, winter outdoor culture runs through our veins. Whether it's cross country skiing in Trinity Bellwoods, having a drink at Quebec's Hotel de Glace or being slightly terrified of Bonhomme, there is always a way to enjoy our white winter in a green way.

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Searching for Hot Hunt Items in Brimfield

Posted by Drake, 6 years, 1 month ago

Ever wonder where the we find all the treasures on the Hot Hunt blog and inside 50/50? We love traveling all over to find the best pieces! Brimfield is known as a mecca for vintage hunters and we head there twice a year to search high and low- we also cross paths with some very interesting merchants.

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We Chatted With "Shit Girls Say" After the Release of Their First Video

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 6 years, 2 months ago

The creators of the brilliant Shit Girls Say Twitter have released their first video featuring a cameo by Juliette Lewis. We have to admit that this Natural Born Killer is outshone by the painfully witty and accurate writing of Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey. We chatted with them briefly about their recent viral success and why a "Shit Guys Say" wouldn't quite work.