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 »

Office Romance

When I got my first real job out of University I found dressing for work really intimidating. It seemed to me that between the corporate dress code and my meager post grad budget there was little room for personal style. Only recently have I begun experimenting with my 9-5 style and I have realized that… Read more »

Radiant Orchid

Photo Pantone

A few days ago my boyfriend brought home an orchid for me. He’s one of those rare guys who always manages to choose the perfect gift. However, in the 8 years we’ve been together I’ve somehow managed to innocently ruin nearly every surprise. So we both count it as a blessing when I manage to… Read more »