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Knitting Fairy Adventures: Part II – France

Bonjour, Paris!

Paris – a magic city that taught the “Eli that runs between a million things to do a day” a powerful lesson. It showed her the Seine. People around her were drawn to it just as she was. They carried their dinners out in little picnics and sat in groups along its edge. Eli found Life so much slower in Europe – and not in a bad way at all, but in a much needed way. At least, much needed for her. Spending time by the Seine, Eli was slowly decompressing and succumbing to the beautiful life that these Parisians were showing me. Slow Down. Live slowly. Read More

Onana Life: Etsy Vancouver Market 2016 Countdown!

Winter craft season countdown

The Etsy Vancouver Market is almost here (September 24-25) and the team behind this awesome show has been rolling out some exciting updates leading up to the market! Read More

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Onana Life: In the beginning…

The first mug cozy

The thing about an engineering degree is that I found it all-consuming. From the moment I got up to when my head hit the pillow, I was thinking about class, in class or solving class problems. The people I spent the most time with were my lab partners in our natural habitat: the lab (unsurprisingly, with no windows – but you do grow to love the place). And by only my second year of Biomedical Engineering, I was starting to feel a bit burnt out.

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