Tagged with My Reading Life

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 ...

How a family of 3 lives with books in less than 300 square ft.

September 23, 2016
  For Dorissa and Justin Grimard, taking the big leap to tiny home living was both a drawn out process and spur of the moment decision. After hearing about British Columbia’s growing micro house movement from a coworker in 2012, Dorissa (who goes by ...

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 ...

Books I Read & Books I Keep

July 25, 2016
Three months ago, my girlfriend and I moved into a gorgeous (but tiny) 500 square-foot flat. The smaller space meant tough decisions: do I really need to keep that novelty singing fish plaque? Is this grade nine baseball jersey (now, several sizes too ...

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 ...