Something Old: My Vintage Engagement Ring

Like many around the world, we've made the decision to postpone our wedding celebration to next year. We began 2020 with excitement, visiting cool venues where we'd envision our intimate wedding while enjoying complimentary champagne and delicious cake samples. In February, we secured a deposit for our venue and photographer, we announced the date to … Continue reading Something Old: My Vintage Engagement Ring

Getty Museum Recreation

If there's one positive thing to come out of this strange and uneasy time, it's our ability to turn to creativity for our mental and emotional survival. Through memes, YouTube or TikTok videos circulating amongst our group chats and Zoom videos, our creativity has proven to comfort one another through comedy, relatability, inspiration and just … Continue reading Getty Museum Recreation

Bittersweet Farewell to October

The Fall season has been pretty extraordinary this year. So much so that I want to savour it in this blog post, especially since it's been snowing and already below zero cold since Monday. Switching my leather jacket to a winter parka was a quick adjustment I wasn't ready to make so suddenly. I was … Continue reading Bittersweet Farewell to October

Camping Between Seasons

The cusp of Summer and Fall always feels bittersweet to me. It’s the turning point between my two favourite seasons, so I always feel a bit wistful when one has ended, yet excited for the other to follow. Freckled shoulders and tan lines showing signs of a summer well spent, start to fade just as … Continue reading Camping Between Seasons

For the Love of Lavender

The term "Like Mother, like Daughter" couldn't be more true when it comes to my Mom and I sharing the love for simple pleasures in life. In fact, adopting the joie de vivre philosophy in my life was always been influenced by her - she's always taught me to be humble, present, appreciative and grateful.   Part of … Continue reading For the Love of Lavender

My Top 10 Favourite Vintage Finds

Retrophiliac - noun. Someone who has a strong liking for things from the past. You know that strange sensation you get when you feel like you've lived another life in a past era? I get feeling that a lot. My whole life I've always been drawn to nostalgic time periods. I feel immediate connections whenever I … Continue reading My Top 10 Favourite Vintage Finds

The Magic of Barn Weddings

Two autumns ago, I posted some snapshots of a cozy weekend getaway I enjoyed at our friend's warm and inviting rustic family barn. This summer, that same friend married his lovely long-time girlfriend at that barn. I thought it was so meaningful for them to choose to get married there, and being the event planning … Continue reading The Magic of Barn Weddings

My Autumn Delights

Fashion Suede boots, tights under a dress or skirt, warm scarf, plum and burgundy, brown and mauve lipstick, carefree hair. Nature Fiery leaves, gradient trees, crisp air, autumn sunshine Cozy Meals Hot chocolate, chiminea, cinnamon tea, spices, flavourful warm meals