Rochelle Loves Ian: A Wedding Story

One Beautiful Day So here it is…a blog post about my wedding day. And what a lovely wedding day it was. As of this posting, Ian and I have been married for 4 weeks. Our wedding took place on Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at Maple Downs Golf Club in Maple, Ontario (just north of Toronto). … Continue reading

The Stuff Rochelle Loved about 2012

2012 was a full year with lots going on! Since people generally like to count down things when the year comes to an end, here’s my TOP 10 LIST of stuff I loved in 2012… 1. Watching my big brother get married. 2. Fun times with friends; new and old. 3. Spending lots of quality … Continue reading

Puppy Love

Simon, and his new girlfriend Metuka, holding hands. ❤


Marc Chagall The Lovers

What if it was meant to be How and when you came to me Somewhere at a time and place But I could not see your face Tell me all I want to hear Only this time it’s sincere An image formed inside my mind But on the outside hard to find I know you … Continue reading

A Thousand Kisses

A first kiss like nothing known A curiosity is grown Your kiss changed something in me From once I was to who I’d be Expression of a love so sweet Like nothing says when two lips meet I could not know all I missed My lips were not again un-kissed A marathon of lips it … Continue reading


Love came one winter A blustery day Knocked on the door And wanted to stay Heat from a fire Warming the chills As cold snow piles up Outside window sills Snow starts to melt And turns into spring Love slips away Without saying a thing Absence of love It’s in between seasons Looking for answers … Continue reading


It begins like this Feet that touch Toes never wanted to be together so much Ankles that lock Legs that align Knees desperately trying to intertwine Thighs that twist Hips that kiss There’s nothing else that feels like this Belly to button Fingers that grasp Wrists that hook and elbows that clasp Shoulders and arms … Continue reading

Short and Sweet

Just enough to light a spark Just enough to leave a mark The memory will always be A pleasant one of you and me Not enough to say forever Not enough to stay together A love that bubbled just below But not enough for it to grow Just enough to make me smile It only … Continue reading

Rochelle (Cautiously) Loves her New Bubble Brolly

What happens when you fall in love too fast? Things get broken. Sometimes it’s your heart that gets broken. And sometimes it’s your new bubble brolly. Clearly I was still in the after-glow of new love when I blogged on and on about my new bubble umbrella and how great it was, and how it … Continue reading

Blog Love

white flowers

I made a commitment to blog more this year and I managed to achieve that. Attending the Blissdom Canada Blog Conference in October helped to keep me inspired and motivated to write. As a creative person, making art and writing is an important outlet for me. So to wrap up my year of blogging, I’d … Continue reading