Queen Books is what happens when two besties get together to do something wonderful (hmm, we at Love, Mom can relate). Co-owned by Alex Snider and Liz Burns, the pair recently opened their bookstore in the bustling ‘hood of Leslieville in Toronto. With many independent bookstores shuttering their doors, it’s a bold move.
Welcome to a new series on the blog, Shop Tales, where we profile cool stores that we love and the people who brought them to life. Online shop modernrascals.com, founded by mom of two, Jana Reid, sells bright, bold and unisex must-haves for your mini-me’s. Jana also makes sure that the clothes she sells are organic and from ethically-minded companies (they provide workers get a living wage!) practicing sustainable fashion.
Now, I’m not the type to D.I.Y. (my husband is the doer of home-made chicken stock in our household), but after a recent walk-by to Rowan Homespun Market, I left so inspired that I almost signed myself up for a kombucha-making class (PS: it was full). What came over me?