Blue Cheese, Pear, and Arugula Pizza

Last summer Jonathan and I had dinner at Terrafina, the restaurant at Hester Creek winery. Hester Creek has been one of our favourite Okanagan wineries for a while,and Terrafina did not disappoint. I had the best pizza I’ve ever had there, a bold statement considering Jonathan and I lived in Italy!! Last weekend my sister… Read more »

Knit Maxi Dress

I’ve always loved the idea of maxi dresses but find them difficult to pull off. The length is never quite right on me and the long silhouette can be unflattering on my tall frame. However, this summer I was determined to find a maxi dress that would work on me. Club Monaco’s Laurie dress is… Read more »

The Proposal

Last week my boyfriend Jonathan proposed to me! It was romantic and completely unexpected. We were in Whistler for the Labour Day long weekend and Jonathan really wanted to hike the High Note, a trail that starts at the top of Whistler mountain and wraps around the peak. To access the trail head we rode… Read more »

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s something to be said for the simplicity of an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. They’re usually quick and easy to make and are perfection when dipped in tea. As the ultimate comfort food, a well executed oatmeal chocolate chip cookie never fails to bring me back to childhood. When I came across this recipe for… Read more »

July Favorites

This has been one of the best summers I can remember in my city. It’s been so nice for so long that I’m almost starting to take for granted that it’ll be sunny and clear everyday. Let’s be serious though, I live in the Pacific Northwest. This weather isn’t going to last! Here’s what I’ve… Read more »