I gathered a few summertime ideas for some Travel+Escape posts:
Two years ago this spring, I was tiptoeing through the tulips in Holland. I spent an extra-long weekend in Amsterdam, exploring the city as well as the Keukenhof. While I was there, I ate at this wonderful restaurant called Moeders. Moeders means “mothers” in Dutch and the whole funky interior is devoted to moms around the world. Here’s my latest blog post from Travel + Escape: Celebrating Mom Amsterdam-style. Read more »
I had a few spring articles published on styleathome.com, which was great timing since I moved into a new house this past fall. I’ve been collecting lots of analog (magazine tear-outs) and digital inspiration. And these articles helped me hone in on the latest trends: Read more »
My trip to Hawaii with my husband and two of our best friends (and their two kiddies) was purely for pleasure. Even if I wasn’t working for CanadianGardening.com, the Limahuli Garden and Preserve would have been on my itinerary. However that magical day is still on my mind and in my photo album, so it was inevitable that I talk about it somewhere. Here’s the first mention on Travel + Escape: Garden Green Hawaii. Read more »
This month, I focused on Hawaii for Travel + Escape. I wrote about my kayaking adventure in Kailua and snorkelling in Hanauma Bay. Read more »
Since September (2011), I’ve been working part-time at Canadian Home Workshop magazine as the “acting” associate editor. It’s great working with the old gang as I worked on the CHW website when it was still owned by Transcontinental Media. I look after Shoptalk, the front-of-book section, which has been really interesting, as one day I’ll be interviewing construction workers in Nunavut and researching eco-friendly building materials and the next I’m proofing cool woodworking projects and editing tool reviews. Read more »
Last summer (2011), I was honoured to consult on Toronto Botanical Garden’s website redesign. I worked with a fabulous team and I’m so proud of the end result!