Canadian Cycling profile: Return to Race Across America

This is my first article in Canadian Cycling magazine. For the June/July 2014 issue, I wrote a profile about ultra cyclist Peter Oyler and his third Race Across America. I’ve known Peter for a few years (my husband used to work with him at a triathlon store in Toronto) and I greatly admire his dedication to his sport and his extreme athleticism. Read more »

Kashi and Evergreen’s Plant It Forward Ambassador

This past spring, I was approached by PR company Strategic Objectives to be the spokesperson for Plant It Forward, a Kashi and Evergreen initiative that will see the creation and/or maintenance of 18 community gardens across Canada. I participated in media interviews, including a spot on CP24 Breakfast and various radio stations, including 680 News and Proud FM. I talked about Plant It Forward, the importance of eating real food and growing your own edibles, and community gardens. Read more »

Savvy Gardening

February 2014 marked the unveiling of Savvy Gardening, a website I launched with three other garden writers. The idea was born when we all met at the 2013 Garden Writers’ Association’ annual conference in Quebec City. Each writer brings something different to the table and we all have our own garden “beat,” though we all will on occasion contribute to each other’s sections. Read more »

Lee Valley tools seminar

Lee Valley Tools celebrated the opening of their new Vaughn store in May with a whole weekend of seminars and special events. I was asked to create containers throughout the morning of Saturday, May 10. Read more »

Ensemble Vacations: A ham-packed history lesson through Northwestern Spain

Last fall, I took a trip through Castile and León on assignment for Ensemble Vacations. My article, a ham-packed history lesson through Northwestern Spain, was published in the spring issue. It is on page 58 and can be found here. I’m also featured on the contributors page 10.

4 Canadian getaways that will make you love winter

For this Travel + Escape article, I pitched a winter trip I took to the Fairmont Chateau Montebello and ended up writing about three other places to visit in winter, as well. Read more »

2014 paint colour trends for styleathome.com

Writing about paint colour trends seems to have become an annual tradition. I love discovering what’s new because it inspires me to want to refresh my own home. Read more »

Toronto Star: Add a living wall to your home

For this Toronto Star article, I wrote about the trend of creating living walls. I interviewed Fred Colay, whose Vancouver-based company ByNature Design stocks living wall kits. Read more »

2013 decor articles for styleathome.com

Here are a few decor pieces that I wrote for styleathome.com in 2013:

* 2013 paint colour trends Read more »

Canadian Gardening’s summer issue

My road trip column for the summer issue took me to St. Albert and Edmonton, Alberta. I had the pleasure of visiting this region back at the end of May and gathered lots of gardening ideas for the website. For the magazine, I wrote about the highlights, which I also posted on the website. Read more »

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