9.12.2013

Mad Hatter Tea Party













Last week it was my friend Alex's birthday and we hosted a mad hatter's tea party in the park. The event was inspired by her grandmother's china tea set and included finger foods, mulled wine and of course, hats of unique proportions. 

9.06.2013

Joie de Lavande | Lavender Farm

















Lavender has always been one of my favourite plants- its beauty, aroma, multiple uses and therapeutic qualities. I've had a life long dream to visit Provence, France so that I can wander through the endless rows of purple flowers lining the rolling landscape. One day (sigh).
In late July my friend Nicole and I took the day off and headed to a small lavender farm just east of Montréal. We chose to visit Joie de Lavande because of their 'approach' to lavender. They view lavender as not just a plant or product, but as an experience. They encourage visitors to come, get to know the plants, pick flowers, spend the day on the beautiful property swimming and picnicking and most importantly, relaxing. So this is just what we did... and what a wonderful day it was.