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 [...]

Homemade Sugar Scrub

This afternoon, my handsome boyfriend was suffering from dry hands from the Southern California heat. As I looked at his hands, I remembered years ago when my mom and I got this incredible, all natural vanilla honey sugar scrub. We would leave it by the sink and exfoliate our hands daily with the amazing scrub, [...]

Craving Milk & Honey

Cooking is one of my favorite things in the world to do. There's nothing better than finding a new recipe to enthrall the taste buds. I love rich, decadent flavors (maybe that came from being raised in the South). Dark chocolate truffles, raspberry Greek yogurt, homemade sauces, and my favorite of all-mac and cheese. When [...]