Category Archive: Celebrate

Bali | Ceremonial Days (Part Two)

October, 2015 I’m riding on the back of Wayan’s motorbike, trying not to squeeze the breath out of her. There’s a wedding ceremony taking place in my village and getting there means I… Continue reading

happy 1st anniversary, zoë and aaron!

Last year, the days and weeks leading up to my daughter Zoë’s wedding at Berkeley Fieldhouse, passed in a blur of mounting excitement, planning (and Plan B-ing), copious phone calls and incredulity that… Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day!

As any mum of older children will tell you, convening your brood takes some decent amount of planning (translation: text marathoning). I hopped on a train and a bus to see my mighty… Continue reading

wee tree

There have been years of trips to the tree farm, with a wagon ride across snowy fields to cut a Christmas tree, then hot chocolate around a bonfire. There were trees cut down… Continue reading

zoë and aaron | part three: berkeley field house

Zoë and Aaron were married at the Berkeley Field House. It is an utterly magical venue, complete with a treehouse and creek running through it, smack dab in downtown Toronto. A bit of city-meets-country, blending… Continue reading

zoë and aaron | part two: allan gardens

photos by: zach hertzman | times & paper

zoë and aaron’s wedding | part one

What better way to usher in fall, than to share with you the crowning jewel of our summer—photos of Zoë’s wedding. When I peek at wedding albums, the “morning of” photos are always some… Continue reading

clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth

My girl and her boy. Wedding magic and a dance party at The Berkeley Field House!

wedding bliss

On Friday, Zoë and Aaron tied the knot! Walking my girl down the aisle was one of the most momentous occasions of my life. The nerves didn’t strangle any of the excitement. Though… Continue reading

mother’s day snaps

Having four children living in two cities means that it’s rare to find them assembled as a group. Just when I think I have each peg nailed down, one pops up and goes astray. So having three out… Continue reading

oh happy day!

artwork by: catherine colebrook

my lately

This cake! It just keeps on giving. Yesterday Number Four left the tell tale signs of cake-as-appetizer on the breakfast table. Who knew cereal required an appetizer? It’s Mother’s Day this weekend, and… Continue reading

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