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  • Eaton's at Christmas - Picture of old catalogues and vintage santa mug
    History Holidays

    Eaton’s at Christmas

    “Wonderful place, this Christmas Store … the Yuletide decorations are up inside and out, soft music floods the aisles and Santa reigns on his throne. Floor after floor is filled with beautiful Christmas gift…

  • boo-tiful reads for halloween!
    Holidays

    Boo-tiful Books for Littles

    Halloween is upon us and we are gearing up for trick-or-treaters! This is a fun fact, but I love books! (I guess it would be weird if I didn’t as an English Major…) Undoubtedly…

  • Alex Inspired in a hooded coat
    Alex

    Well Hello Phantom…

    Oh Hi! It has been awhile. Apparently, it has been two years since I have written… which is terrible, I have become a phantom! I guess the pandemic hit differently for many. Some people…

  • The Craft Revival | Alex Inspired - the most wonderful time of the year!
    Alex History

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

    It’s here. One of my most favourite events of the season… the Craft Revival. revival |rəˈvīvəl|nounan instance of something becoming popular, active, or important again: cross-country skiing is enjoying a revival. This isn’t your…

  • History

    T.C.A., TBAY + Dominion Day Trout

    Canada Day is upon us! For many of us, this celebration equals camp, fireworks, raiding the LCBO (like it’s the apocalypse) and savouring the first long weekend of the summer. Prior to “Canada Day”,…

  • Resources

    Polish Resources

    Here are a few of my go-to sites for Polish related genealogy/history resources. WWI + WWII Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego / The Warsaw Rising Museum A tribute to those who fought and died for independent…