Winter Romance: elevated teatime complete with whipped honey + chocolate + rose crostini

In winter all the singing is in the tops of the trees where the wind-bird with its white eyes shoves and pushes among the branches - Mary Oliver, White Eyes This time of year is so special to me, and all I want to do is eat all of the rich florals, drench tables in [...]

Holiday Cranberry + Date Cake //

My hands are here for more than working. They are here for creating. For touching. For holding. For playing. For healing. Perhaps, just for tonight, they are here to be gentle aids in the cultivation of something truly simple and even more truly magnificent. It takes a very certain kind of mood for me to [...]

The Slow Living Experience // an intimate workshop

W A R N I N G // You are about to step into an atmosphere that is unplugged. Perhaps no one will know what the cool thing was that you did this Saturday, but what I want most is for you to know what you felt. The Slow Living Experience is a monthly workshop [...]

Kumquat Malabi (vegan) //

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of changes, inspirations, and important events. While I'm grateful for every single minute of this sweet busy season, sometimes your body will finally force you to get some much needed rest. After months of prepping and planning, I hosted my first Off The Grid retreat last weekend [...]

Bread Therapy Workshop //

An intimate, hands on bread making workshop. When I share my bread with friends, the most common responses are “This must have taken forever,” “I don’t have time to make things like this,” “This looks super difficult,” and “I can’t bake to save my life.” When it comes to bread, it’s all about process over [...]

Romanticizing your reality //

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such [...]

Safe Sex Starts Long Before the Bedroom //

In a culture of #metoo and evolving dialogues about how men and women can co-exist in a safer and more productive manner, I have had countless conversations with my guy friends and male clients. It seems that there is a lot of fear, especially from my more sensitive male friends, about what it might look [...]

The 10 minute salad lunch for when you’re feeling just a little extra //

You guys — something miraculous happened the other day. After sharing my mandarin Madeleine cookie recipe on Instagram, someone commented and asked when I would be sharing more SALADS. This was seriously a first for me, friends. But it totally inspired me and lit a fire under my butt — so here we have it. [...]

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 [...]