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  1. Come for the Pillows, Stay for the Pecan Tarts!

    October 31, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Pineapple Street is feeling awfully warm and cozy now that the weather is starting to turn. From knit throw pillows to Pumpkin Spice candles and vintage broaches, there is something for everyone this season. And don’t forget Cordon Sue‘s pecan tarts and brownies. Yum!

    Decorative pillows, raining from $25 - $60.

    Decorative pillows, ranging from $25 – $60.

    New and vintage jewellery, $6 - $34. Scarfs, $10 - $28.

    New and vintage jewellery, $6 – $34. Scarfs, $10 – $28.

    Seasonally-scented candles, $2,50 each.

    Seasonally-scented candles, $2,50 each.

    Weaved baskets, $8 - $10. Wire baskets, $18 and $32.

    Weaved baskets, $8 – $10. Wire baskets, $18 and $32.

    Fall-inspired napkins, $6 each.

    Fall-inspired napkins, $6 each.

    Family-planning chalkboard, $50; Calendars, $28 each; Hooks, $29.95; Pots, $8; Plants, $6.

    Family-planning chalkboard, $50; Calendars, $34 each; Hooks, $29.95; Pots, $8; Plants, $6.

    Pecan Tarts and three varieties of brownies, $2.50 each.

    Pecan tarts and three varieties of brownies, $2.50 each.

    Visit Pineapple Street at 125 Brock Street South in Whitby, or give us a call at 905-493-8800.


  2. Find the Perfect Baby Shower Gift

    October 29, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Looking for that special something for your next baby shower? Sweet Violet is filled to the brim with unique finds that will be sure to get the Mom-To-Be “oohing and awwing!”

    Burts Bees baby products, priced $12 to $15. Pre-made gift baskets also available.

    Burt’s Bees baby products, $12 – $16. Pre-made gift baskets also available.

    Hand-made hats and booties, priced $12 - $15.

    Hand-made hats and booties, $12 – $15.

    Customized Embroidered Plaques, priced $35 - $45.

    Customized Embroidered Plaques, $35 – $45.

    Fun artwork, priced

    Fun artwork, $19.

    JellyCat bunny, $19; Polka Dot Crib Sheets, $36; and Cotton Swadle, $20.

    JellyCat bunny, $19; Polka Dot Crib Sheets, $36; and Cotton Swadle, $20.

    Felt Flower Pins, 20$ and Teddy Bear, $17.

    Felt Flower Pins, $20 and Teddy Bear, $17.

    Baby Quilt, $80.

    Baby Quilt, $80.

    Cards, $5.95 each.

    Cards, $5.95 each.

    Visit Sweet Violet at 124 Brock Street South in Whitby, or give us a call at 905-493-8900.


  3. Arrangement of the Week

    October 29, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

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    Pineapple Street‘s Arrangement of the Week is both soft and bold. Romantic peach roses are complimented by bright orange daisies and finished off with rustic greenery. Grab your bunch now–$22 including a vintage mason jar!


  4. New Jelly Cat Stuffed Animals at Sweet Violet!

    October 28, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Come snag your favourite cuddly little buddy – new varieties just in today!  These are Violet’s favourite!

    Jelly Cat Critters $19 each

    Jelly Cat Critters $19 each


  5. Sale Bedding at Sweet Violet!

    October 28, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Hurry in for 40% off this designer ikat bedding at Sweet Violet in Downtown Whitby!  They’ll add a splash of global style to any plain old bedroom and give your space tons of colour and personality.

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  6. Feeling Fall (& Wreaths)

    October 27, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Feeling like Autumn is just so beautiful and quiet and lovely today.  Trying to remember to soak in little moments like this as much as I can.

    Martha Stewart Living cira 1996

    Martha Stewart Living cira 1996

     

    Also really feeling the idea of a good old fashioned wreath these days.  A bit of a throw back, but just so pretty.  Hmmm…must develop further…


  7. NEW! At Sweet Violet and Pineapple Street!

    October 23, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Have you visited Downtown Whitby lately?

    We’re packed with lots of new and beautiful things to help cozy up your home for Fall.  Plus, did you hear a new store called Peaches Gift Boutique is opening on Brock Street this Saturday?

    Come be part of the community in Historic Downtown Whitby!

    "Haunted" Doll House at Sweet Violet $299

    “Haunted” Doll House at Sweet Violet $299

    Adorable Hand Made Pumpkin Hats at Sweet Violet  only $12!

    Adorable Hand Made Pumpkin Hats at Sweet Violet only $12!

    The Puuuurfect Halloween Mask at Sweet Violet

    The Puuuurfect Halloween Mask at Sweet Violet

    Vintage Chalk Boards, Rustic Plant Pots and Gorgeous Art Prints at Pineapple Street

    Vintage Chalk Boards, Rustic Plant Pots and Gorgeous Art Prints at Pineapple Street

    Peaches Gift Boutique On Brock in Downtown Whitby...coming very soon!

    Peaches Gift Boutique On Brock in Downtown Whitby…coming very soon!


  8. Penney & Co Decorating Class

    October 17, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Thanks to everyone who came out to Penney & Co’s second Decorating 101 Class in Downtown Whitby!  I had such a great time with you all and the Cordon Sue treats were scrumptious as usual!  Until the next class!

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  9. Thanksgiving 2014

    October 14, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Wishing each and everyone of you a Happy Thanksgiving, a full belly and a sense of gratitude for all we’ve been given.  It was a lovely, family-filled weekend with wonderful weather and even better food!

    Sara and I hosted a meal at our house today and it all started with baking my Nana’s apple cake the night before…

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    There was lots and lots of chopping to follow…

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    I made my mom’s recipe for stew and filled this huge mixing bowl with seasonal vegetables.

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    And you certainly can’t have stew without the accompanying biscuits!

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    The table was a mix of old and new, fine and casual and it looked even better crowded full of family and toddlers!

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    Tomorrow is another week full of who knows what, but for now, just enjoying the calm quiet night finishing off our long Thanksgiving weekend.


  10. Fall Finds

    October 11, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Just a quick update on all that’s new and exciting at our shops this Thanksgiving weekend!

    If you’re looking for a hostess gift, Pineapple Street’s got you covered with local jams jellies and maple syrup to combine with pretty tea towels, cards and even gift baskets!

    If you’re trying to spruce up your house for guests on their way, Penney & Co and Sweet Violet have pillows, throws and quilts galore, not to mention pretty smelling candles and soaps for your guests.

    Be sure to swing by Downtown Whitby this weekend and make this holiday weekend a beautiful one.

    Just a few finds I know you’ll love…

    Fall Wreath (on sale now!) Penney & Co

    Fall Wreath (on sale now!) Penney & Co

    Vintage English Roll Arm or William Birch Sofa at Pineapple Street

    Vintage English Roll Arm or William Birch Sofa at Pineapple Street

    Fabrics for a whole selection of new cushions in now at Penney & Co

    Fabrics for a whole selection of new cushions in now at Penney & Co