There is a magical feeling to August. The warm light and slightly cooler nights remind us to savour every moment. The good news: we've still got plenty of sunshine, patio days and dock/park/beach hangs ahead of us! Here are some of our fave picks for the month - we hope they'll inspire you soak it all up.
1. Province Apothecary Facial Cupping Set
This little tool is a powerhouse for boosting that summer glow. Use it with your favourite oil or serum and reap the benefits!
2. Made For The Lake Sweaters
This brand is quintessential weekend get-away apparel! Their sweaters are all the cozy vibes, and made in Ontario to boot.
3. Pasaj Bakery
This cute east end bakery has become a favourite lunch spot for our Leslieville team! Try a Simit Sandwich, we're loving the vegan option with olive tapenade.
4. Mmann Citronella Picnic Candle
Need a great little candle to accompany your outdoor adventures this month? This is the one! Packed in a sturdy little tin and boasting a lovely Citronella scent (goodbye bugs!) this is a great picnic or balcony buddy.
5. Honey's Vegan Ice Cream
Looking for a killer plant based ice cream? Better hit up Honey's, you'll be thanking us. With such unique flavours like Earl Grey, Yogurt & Blueberry Jam and Peanut Butter and Saltine Crackers, you'll be making it a regular stop.
6. Graydon Superfood Serum
This is a rich and nourishing serum, great for transitioning into fresher temperatures and keeping your skin glowing and happy.
7. Sunday's Nail Color in Chili Pepper
Feeling like you want to spice up your look before heading out? Check out Sunday's, a new brand of nail care we've just added to our collection. This shade is all kinds of sass and fun.
8. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
Looking for your next summer read? This one is well loved by many of us at HH, and we're looking forward to seeing the TV adaptation coming in 2022!
9. Enoteca Sociale
If you've been, then you know. This spot is a personal favourite of Tara's, and a dinner date no-brainer! Try the bucatini all' amatriciana and fresh baked bread, they are both delish!
10. Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Last but not least, this beautiful blend of oils is always a best-seller this time of year! Harmonize with the sun with this rich and nourishing blend, to be used before and after your time in the sun, and it also can double as a cleanser!
Love some chill live music while you enjoy your favourite drink on a spacious patio? Look no further than Alchemy (890 College St.). They have great live music every evening, so you won't miss out!