Tagged with Lifestyle

May 01, 2017
  6:00 am: I’m one of those dreaded morning people. I blame my military training for this. I was in the Air Force 8 years, and that early schedule just stuck with me. Of course, I still need some coffee (strong and black) to get me awake enough to ...

Paris in the springtime

March 31, 2017
Is there any phrase in the English language more lovely than “Paris in the springtime”? The answer is no. But merely being in Paris is not enough for some – we want to BE Paris, to live like a Parisian, to have Paris running through our veins every ...
February 13, 2017
When my husband and I imagined getting married this past June in Rigaud, Quebec,  we knew a couple of things were a must: We had to be married in nature, and we had to be surrounded by books. Aside from both being lifelong book nerds, we actually ...

Living with Books in a 31’ 1977 Airstream Land Yacht

August 15, 2016
  When brothers Matt and Tim Otten spotted a sales listing for an old ‘70s Airstream, they knew it was the kind of project they had been looking for. Tim, a seasoned builder and Matt a marketing professional, had everything they needed to renovate ...

Diary of a Vacation Reader – Montreal

June 02, 2016
Day One: The six-hour drive from Toronto to Montreal can be a real slog. Luckily my partner Yuna and I have the backseat to ourselves and a couple digital copies of The Passage by Justin Cronin to keep us occupied (we’re both reading it!). It’s a ...

My Reading Life: Evelyn Hannon

May 05, 2016
When Iggy Pop wrote the song “Lust for Life” in 1977, he may well have had Evelyn Hannon in mind. As founder and editor of Journeywoman, a travel blog for women that has dominated the category since she created it in 1997, Hannon has lived more in her ...

My Reading Life: Lisa Gray

March 03, 2016
Lisa Gray knows a thing or two about making people happy. As owner and creative director of Sweet Woodruff, a wildly popular Toronto-based floral design studio, she's been helping make life's biggest events better for her customers since 2010. When ...