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Our Exciting News!  A note from Mel

Our Exciting News! A note from Mel

The number one question I’ve been asked since March is “have you thought of hosting a virtual market?”⁣ My answer has always been no. Here’s why. At Picks and Giggles, my goal has always been to leverage our following to support our local makers and small...
Street Fest

Street Fest

We’re partnering with The Oshawa Generals and the BIA of Oshawa for their annual Street Fest, taking place before their 2020 Home Opener – (final date TBA) The festival will begin at 12PM in the afternoon and continue throughout the day leading up to the...
10 Inspiring Shop Local Quotes

10 Inspiring Shop Local Quotes

10 Inspiring Shop Local Quotes The shop local movement is hardly a trend – it’s a shift in lifestyle that more and more people are embracing.  In increasing numbers, consumers are turning away from big box retailers and investing in local businesses...
5 Handmade Baby Gifts You Will Love

5 Handmade Baby Gifts You Will Love

5 Handmade Baby Gifts You Will Love Whether you’re shopping for a baby shower, birthday, christening, or other special event, baby gifts that have been handmade with care with quality materials are the perfect way to show some love to new mamas and their sweet little...
5 Amazing Toronto Handmade Markets in 2020

5 Amazing Toronto Handmade Markets in 2020

5 Amazing Toronto Handmade Markets in 2020 SHOP LOCAL IN TORONTO The impact of shopping local is greater than you might think.  By supporting local vendors and makers at a handmade market, you are creating jobs, keeping money in the local economy, investing...
Handmade in the Summer

Handmade in the Summer

This Handmade Market in June is your one stop shop for all things local! Find over 80 local businesses and services – from artisans, carpenters, chefs, and so much more!!! Picks and Giggles is a well curated series of markets highlighting both established and...
The Rise of Pink Lemon

The Rise of Pink Lemon

The Rise of Pink Lemon How did Pink Lemon come to be? I have always been a DIY’er, loved design and making things pretty and it goes back about 15 years when I bought my first home, had a tiny budget, and made most of the things inside decor wise. I always made things...
Baby And Kids Handmade Market

Baby And Kids Handmade Market

  Join us in Bowmanville for our 2nd Annual baby & kids handmade market. Shop over 40 local and handmade shops that specialize in all things baby & kids. From handmade hats, toys & clothing to local services that cater to children – this market...
Shop Feature: Everyday Hustle

Shop Feature: Everyday Hustle

Shop Feature: Everyday Hustle Meet the makers Everyday Hustle is a 100% Canadian clothing brand focused on making ethical, versatile pieces that will take you from one hustle to the next. We believe ethical choices in fashion should be accessible to everybody and fit...

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