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 [...]

Homemade Lavender+Rose Water Spray // The Homebody

   Today I am sharing one of my favorite new creations that also happens to be ridiculously easy! You might even have what you need lying around your humble abode. I use this lavender rose water spray on a daily basis, and you only need 3 things to get started: -Dried lavender (I get mine [...]

Homemade (garden-made) Wheatgrass Powder // The Homebody

   Lately I have been sharing some DIY ideas straight from my garden, and today, it's all about the wheatgrass. My little wheatgrass plant has been growing like a weed, and I couldn't juice or use the stuff as fast as I was harvesting it! So, I decided to make wheatgrass powder for my daily [...]

Homemade Lavender Sachets & Homemade Memories // The Homebody

   This past Sunday, I was walking my dog around Toluca Lake prior to coffee at Priscilla's (as usual) and a day of shooting. I do this quite often, but something was different about this particular occasion. This time, I was watching moms carrying toddlers in one arm and a casserole in the other, heading [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Flatbread Pizza

Since it's me, and it's October, I've had a hard time cooking up anything that doesn't have pumpkin in it. I've been getting creative with my pumpkin purée addiction, and recently came up with a recipe that might just change your kitchen, and taste buds, forever. My pumpkin flatbread pizza recipe is healthy, affordable, vegan, [...]

Homemade Paleo/Grain-Free Pumpkin Muffins

As I've discovered that my body tends to do better with less gluten, it has sparked great creativity and reignited my love of baking. I hope this recipe fuels your body and enchants your taste buds with the flavors of fall! Paleo/Grain-Free (Gluten-Free) Pumpkin Muffins: Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1 can of organic pumpkin purée [...]

DIY Gifts & Cards

Gifts always mean the most when they come from the heart. When one of my close girlfriends has a birthday, I try to think of these elements before I shop for them: -What do they love? -What inside jokes/memories do we share together? -What is my budget? -How can I get creative? -Would I like [...]