I'm feeling a tad weary today - it has been a week of firsts with the boys and I'm ready to relax and take it easy this weekend. While I was madly running around yesterday, I did pop into Mount's Pharmacy in Ivanhoe. If you are ever in a hurry or need to get medication after hours then Mount's is your place to go as it has everything. I was a bit sceptical when I heard there was a cupcake cafe going into the pharmacy but it's been a great concept that actually works. Will and I demolished a chocolate cupcake along with a babycino and coffee for me while we waited to pick up a script yesterday. I also spied a mother's group on the other side of the cafe while we were there.
Will's Cookie Monster cupcake
I also wanted to mention a couple of other more inspiring things on a Friday. Only Just is a fair trade shop that's been open in Were St Montmorency for over a year now selling coffee, tea, chocolate as well as artisan wares including children's toys made by women overseas. They don't sell online but I think it would be well worth a trip to visit the shop. Monty is one of my fave suburbs in the north east and Were St has a lovely village atmosphere that's hard to match.
The other label I wanted to mention is Nancy Bird. Aside from their gorgeous bags, they've recently gone into soft furnishings collaborating with a number of artists to produce these beautiful cushions. Aah yes, the accessories junkie lives on... Have a great weekend!