Week 6  ♥    C u r a t e d   C u r i o s i t i e s

Here are some of the gems we’ve come across over the last week.

Keep Smiling.

Be Healthy. Stay Home. Wash Your Hands.

♥  Get gro’ing  ♥

Quoting: “Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would go up to a bank teller with a mask on and ask for money.” @dwarf.stars

Barista’ing: Missing your Starbucks?  Make your own favourite coffee concoctions at home.

Reimagining: what if our schools looked like this?

Joy-dropping: need a break from talking about the news? Click here for 36 creative, uplifting prompts to spark conversation and resource guide.

Balling: meat balling that is – IKEA has released its world famous meatball recipe.

Queening: make your own royal birthday cake with this recipe from the royal pastry chefs.

Hibernating: support local and a friend with this limited edition “BUBBA” hibernation postcard. Send a personal note and redeem two beverages with that special someone at Calgary Heritage Roasters once isolation is over.

Sleeping: Sleep with Me podcast helps you forget your problems with stories that progressively get more boring until you fall asleep.  If you are wanting to ramp up the adrenaline at bedtime, try Lore – a podcast about true life scary stories, exposing the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares.

Creeping: Museums challenge each other to show their creepiest objects.

Zooming: zoom fatigue is a real thing –  an interesting read on the unofficial social experiment launched by the pandemic and our increased usage of video-calling interfaces, showing what’s always been true: virtual interactions can be extremely hard on the brain.

Navigating: students are navigating their academic planning. Adults have time to examine where they are at and maybe where they are going next.  gro member Julie Kemp can help you to understand your personal interests and strengths, explore career and education options, and plan a clear and unique career pathway.

Mothering: A Made in #YYC Mother’s Day Giveaway curated by gro member Shelagh Lennon @1912aromatherapy. Tag a friend and follow these amazing YYC creators, artists, entrepreneurs @irenerasetti @smallflowerfloralstudio @villekullahandmade. Draw on May 1st.

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♥ Be Healthy. Stay Home. Wash Your Hands. Get gro’ing. ♥