In 2009, I began an ambitious quilting project based on fat quarters from Anna Maria Horner’s Good Folks collection. The pattern I wanted to emulate was this one, designed around a collection by Kaffe Fassett. I had all the pieces cut during the Summer of 2009, and there it sat, in a box, for nearly… Read More »

My son is gluten and dairy allergic. We have been a “multi-flour” family since 2009 and the holidays pose a bit of a problem when it comes to entertaining and snacking. A perfect thing for him is a meat tray, but sweets, desserts, and all the fun stuff are really a huge issue. This year,… Read More »

My son attends a Waldorf-inspired pre-school this year, run by a Buddhist Society. The program is simply amazing. We had a lot of struggles with our previous day care, and I can only say that the change in atmosphere from “traditional” day care to this pre-school have resulted in so many positive outcomes for my… Read More »

This blog is a continuation of my blogging at Nurtured where I am founder, owner, and until recently have been the public figure. I have been slowly pulling back to better balance work and family, and now, expecting my third child, preparing for a maternity leave.  For years customers have been referring their friends to… Read More »

By Amy Pugsley Fraser (amy@allnovascotia.com) A Nova Scotia businessperson who nurtured her on-line cloth diaper business into a full-fledged storefront on Robie Street is still eager to take on more responsibility. April MacKinnon originally began her webstore Nurtured solely to sell cloth diapers and to offer moms what she had missed out on when her… Read More »