Things that interest me like... the design of performance apparel, women rocking snow sports, the craft of soft-goods, & the evolution of textile-related technology. Plus my life in Vancouver.

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Last month Nick and I made the trip to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro - and on February 15th, we made it to the summit! This is one of the craziest adventures I've ever been on with both literal and figurative highs and lows. I was extremely nervous heading into this trip, feeling like I wasn't very ... Read More

Arctic Zone Memories

This past weekend I was in Toronto and stopped by the California Innovations office to visit my old colleagues and friends (Miss you guys!). I've also noticed their instagram is on FIRE recently!!! Here are a couple posts featuring products I worked on...And make sure you follow both their ... Read More

Spring 2017

What have I been up to in the past 6 months...Well, I accomplished one of my long-time life goals. Nick and I moved to Vancouver! We'd promised ourselves we'd start looking for the right opportunity to move approaching the end of 2017 but life has a funny way of happening sometimes.  A new ... Read More

Vicky’s Wedding

Happy New Year!!! We welcomed the new year in a really exciting fashion this time! My cousin had a NYE, black-tie wedding.  It was so fun, and the first time in 13 years that all of my 12 cousins (on my mom's side) were able to all be together.  I offered to help the bride, my cousin Vicky, with ... Read More