Everyone knows how much I love my dog, but some may not know why I have a dog. When I moved to Montreal 16 years ago, my biological clock kicked in. I knew I wasn’t ready to have a child, but then I started noticing other young women in my neighbourhood with their dogs and ...
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When Nespresso asked me to plan an Easter brunch featuring the Limited Edition SELECTION VINTAGE 2014 coffee, I pictured colourful tulips and white rabbits decorating a table laden with French toast made from my homemade bread and topped with mascarpone cream and caramelized peaches . Alas, like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, it was all ...
Monday morning I was surrounded by butterflies in a very special setting thanks to the Montreal Insectarium and their Butterflies Go Free experience at the Botanical Garden. In a tropical clime (between 24 and 29 degrees), I strolled through the main greenhouse where I flirted with the prettiest of butterflies. If you have never gone, ...
For five years now, I've been invited to a taste of the best wedding expo in town. Event and wedding planner powerhouse, Maddy K organizes a media dinner each year to give a glimpse of her big event, the Bridal Boudoir Affair, Montreal's avant-garde bridal show. Not just for brides, The Bridal Boudoir is THE ...
Last fall, I was asked to photograph Montreal novelists, Madeleine Thien and Heather O'Neill for the Quebec literary magazine, Carte Blanche. Both writers have published several novels and I had already read (and loved) Heather's Lullabies for Little Criminals as well as her second tome, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night. Her third novel, The ...
Every year, just before the holidays, I go online and order an agenda for the New Year. This year, I decided to add some books to my virtual cart so that I can get back into reading and disconnecting from my phone more often. These are the books that I plan to read in the ...