Ginger + Turmeric + Mandarin Madeleines //

“In our own ways we all break. It is okay to hold your heart outside of your body for days. Months. Years. At a time. Heal.” — Nayyirah Waheed March 1st would have been my 4th wedding anniversary. I speak candidly about this because of how grateful I am for the journey of my marriage [...]

“Off The Grid” Joshua Tree desert retreat early bird registration is officially OPEN!

Hi, friends! I am SO over the moon excited to announce that early bird registration is officially OPEN for "Off The Grid" -- an unplugged retreat for creative women who are sick of romanticizing the hustle and ready to get serious about the artist within. Have you ever felt stuck in your creativity? In the finances and [...]

Irish Soda Bread //

St. Patrick’s day was always my Papa’s favorite holiday. He would go out and get a green beer, and my sweet Mimi joined him even though I think she was slightly disturbed by the thought of the glowing beverage. With this holiday just weeks away, I decided to dive into a baking adventure that was [...]

The Perfect Whole Wheat Bread //

In a culture of noise and constant information overload, my contributions sometimes feel small in comparison to what kind of impact I would like to be making. Would my life be more purpose filled if I had more money? Would my value as a woman expand if I was married? Or perhaps if I had [...]

French Bread with Maple Glaze (vegan and GF optional)

I don’t know about you, but 2018 has already been pretty jam packed with work. It seems that without my full knowledge or intentional accepting, the past few days have become a bit overloaded with work. Now listen, don’t get me wrong — I am so insanely grateful to be able to stay busy doing [...]

Rustic Bread with Herbes de Provence (vegan) //

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” - Julia Child As we are fast approaching yet another year, I’ve been thinking a lot about time. I tend to be a bit hard on myself when it comes to what I want to accomplish in this lifetime. I have so [...]

Turning a Surface into an Experience (Tablescape Tips) //

Setting the table has always been one of my favorite “chores”. Growing up, I went to the same summer camp every year as a kid, and we were always given a task to contribute to the community each day. When I was asked to set the table for a special camp dinner at age 7, [...]

Pinot Noir Pear Cake with Rose + Basil Coconut Whipped Cream (vegan & gluten-free) //

“Peace is not always easy to grasp or keep close. In the process of attaining and protecting it, you may find yourself tired, weary, and uncertain on how to keep your peace safe. While being uncertain is normal, continue to commit yourself to peacefulness. You are worthy of every drop of sweetness and ease that [...]

Vegan Pear + Date Filled Challah with Vanilla Glaze //

***That moment when you get that super crazy cold that’s been going around and want to write a more engaging blog article, but you can’t smell or think straight.*** I love you guys. I promised you challah every day this week, and I am delivering! Normally, I would write something more exciting and purpose-filled, but [...]