C is for Cookie

C is for Cookie

Food & Drink

My absolute favourite dessert is a really good, chewy chocolate chip cookie.  Lately I have been experimenting with Cup4Cup Gluten Free Flour and honestly, you would not ever know these cookies were gluten free.  As with all cookies, there are a few tricks and tips to keeping them chewy and soft, I have included those … Read More

Colour of Winter

Colour of Winter

Colour

  Life and work has been very busy and it seems I am not so good at monthly posts :).  We are having a very early spring here on the West Coast and starting to think about switching out the winter clothes for the spring/summer wardrobe which gets me thinking of WHITE.  This colour is … Read More

Colour of October

Colour of October

Colour

Claret – a dark purplish red Fall is truly here as the evenings are cooler, the leaves are changing colour and the rain is starting to set in.  Definitely makes us think of cozy nights at home by the fire with a glass of red wine!  October’s colour of the month is inspired by the … Read More

Colour of September

Colour of September

Colour

Olive – a grayish green, like an unripe olive We were out sourcing tile on Friday for a number of projects. The latest imports from Europe are all arriving in shades of green – even the lightest grays have a green hue. This combined with amazing new fall fashion inspired us to select Olive Green … Read More

Fall – back to school

Fall – back to school

Furniture, Office

It has been years since I have been in school but I still think of fall as a time for new beginnings.  I take the time to really clean the house, edit wardrobes and rooms of items no longer needed, restock the pantry and get back into the routine of life that is turned upside … Read More

Seaside wedding

Seaside wedding

Event Planning

For the past few months I have been planning a wedding for one of my favourite clients! They decided to tie the knot in their beachfront backyard this summer surrounded by friends, family, flowers and food. It has been so much fun to apply my design and project management skills to such a special event. … Read More

Cottage Life

Cottage Life

Renovation, Travel

A client called me the other day to say they had just purchased a boat access only cottage about an hour from the city.  Just in time for summer – so exciting!  This house needs a facelift – updated kitchen and bathrooms, window treatments, furniture, bigger patios, fire pit and ultimately a couple of guest … Read More