Hanging Out with Sweet Baby James and his Mom

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I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with this beautiful baby boy and his mom Julie.

James is six months old now, and as cute as can be, ready with lots of big smiles and not a single tear shed the whole time we were together, in spite of just beginning to teeth. In a word, the child is adorable.

Our plan was to wear our comfortable shoes, meet at my place, and then walk somewhere from there — given a few choices of interesting destinations, Julie thought a visit to Kensington Market would be fun and, considering it’s one of my favourite parts of the city, I readily agreed. So off we went, with James fast asleep in his stroller.

We did a bit of browsing in the shops, including a new-to-me one that Julie recommended, called Kid Icarus. I’d never gone in because I’d wrongly thought it was a store for children’s things. Turns out it’s an excellent place, which I won’t discuss further now, because my next post is going to be a feature all about it.

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↑ ’tis the season! ↑

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We also went to Good Egg, and Blue Banana.

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Bungalow is another great shop we went to. There they offer a nicely curated collection of vintage clothes and housewares, combined with some unique new clothing and accessories.

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Just about then, James woke up and was ready to leave the confines of his carriage, so we found a table on the patio at Café Pamenar (located at 307 Augusta, just south of College).

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I don’t often get such a close-up view of a barista creating coffee foam art — the ease with which this fellow made these beautiful creations was pretty impressive, for sure.

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↑ sporting the tiniest pair of Levi’s you ever did see ↑

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Thanks very much for checking out what I’ve been up to.
Wishing you a great weekend!
xo loulou

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