She’s Sassy, Classy and a lil Bad Assy

It’s almost the end of another year. As 2016 draws to a close, I decided to do something different this year. Rather than attempt to commit to a series of “better for you” changes on January 1st, I decided to start making them earlier in the year instead. That way, hopefully the attempts will be fully…

Where’s My Damn Prince Charming!?

The white horse, the damsel in distress, the wicked witch…we have all heard the stories over and over growing up and now in adulthood try and find that one true love that will sweep you off your feet. I want to know what crock of shit Hans Christian Andersen used to feed his wife…or…was she…

THE LOCAL ARTISAN MARKET – YYC

Every year I struggle with finding unique gifts for loved ones. So this year, I’ve decided that I’m going to focus my energy on finding amazing local talent to create one of a kind fabulous finds!  

A Torrent Love Affair:  From One Dirty Diesel To The Next

Dear Volkswagen Canada, Although this is written with tongue in cheek, you’ll get the point. It’s been several days since I sent you my open letter and I feel that it’s time to get personal. Since 2006, I have been involved with a few of your Volkswagens. Now, other than an expression of my loyalty, we…

BORSARI PANETTONE & BUTTER PUDDING

Panettone, “pane di tono” (luxury bread in Milanese dialect) is a classic and much loved world wide, Italian cake-like bread made with fresh eggs, butter, wheat flour, yeast, sugar and candied orange and lemon peel. Historically, it originates from the Milanese region in Italy and dates back to the 1400’s! Typically served during the Christmas…

Walk for Wenjack

When Gord Downie announced that he was coming to Ottawa to perform a concert for his Secret Path project, I was honored when Rob Ferreira, the founder of a fundraising committee called Courage for Gord, asked me to be the lead organizer of a pre-concert fundraiser. In August, the Courage for Gord committee organized pre-concert…

Mix it up #LIKEABOSS

I’m all over the map when it comes to my “style”. One minute I’m fixated on the rivets of an industrial rolling cart and the next I am fabricating a bohochic hippie reading tent. However, what I have found during my deign consults is that I am not alone. When my clients present me with…