Archive for June, 2008

Big Love

26Jun08

Sarah Hampson is a writer for the Globe and Mail, and usually writes pretty bitter articles about marriage and relationships. That’s why her column today was such a delight to read – today, she wrote about big love, real, deep love, and reminded us all that though many marriages may end in divorce, as many […]


One of my favourite internet time-wasters hobbies is “window shopping” on Etsy. Even though my Brownies have named me Craft Owl, my craftiness is limited. I am consistently amazed at the DIY projects I see on wedding blogs, and even more impressed by the skill of Etsy sellers. I wish I had that kind of […]


I think this will be one of the hardest decisions for us to make about our wedding – where in the world to have it! When we got engaged, we had been talking about going away and having a small destination wedding. We were both totally in love with the Rockhouse in Negril, Jamaica, but […]


I was in my hometown of Victoria, BC this weekend to visit my parents for Father’s Day, and my mum took me out to begin looking at dresses. It was certainly educational, but I’m also a little disheartened. The education came from being able to see and touch dresses, rather than just looking at pretty […]


Magazines

16Jun08

In my home life, I’m trying to declutter our apartment a little. I’m a bit of a packrat, and I’m trying to reel that tendency in significantly. This doesn’t go so well with wedding planning, I’m learning. We’ve been engaged for less than two weeks, and somehow I already have 4 wedding magazines – InStyle […]


It Begins!

16Jun08

We’ve been engaged for almost two weeks now, and while I’m still adjusting, I’m also getting so excited for us. It’s going to take me a while to get used to Adam being my fiance after five years as my boyfriend, but that pales in comparison to my excitement at getting to move to the […]