May 14, 2019

While running from meeting to meeting during my old corporate days, I would often fantasize about stress magically disappear...

September 13, 2018

I just got back from a whirlwind week in New York and am currently sitting at my kitchen table with a clay mask on, slippers...

August 23, 2018

I just wrapped up a 2-day catering gig for a wonderful group of teachers from San Francisco.  Every year, these teachers com...

June 30, 2017

My dear friend Sarah Kate came over for dinner the other night. She and I work together in the kitchen at the Occidental Art...

June 14, 2017

It has now been a few weeks since our self-care retreat that my dear friend Maggie and I hosted up in West Sonoma County, wh...

April 6, 2017

I've been feeling a little under the weather lately as the seasons have been shifting from winter to rainy spring.  It's the...

March 1, 2017

A few months ago, I bought a beautiful 15 lb Musque de Provence Pumpkin from our local farmer's market, intending to use it...

February 23, 2017

When it comes to self-care, having a morning routine is definitely on my list of priorities. I spent way too many years rush...

February 20, 2017

In July of 2015, I left my ten year retail career, moved out of my Brooklyn apartment, and booked a one-way ticket to Copenh...

February 19, 2017

I had a spicy photo session the other day, paying homage to the amazing spices I picked up during my travels.  Incorporating...

February 14, 2017

I am a sucker for a good farmers market.  I love talking to the local farmers and learning new things about their produce, l...

June 22, 2015

I have a lot of nervous energy right now and need a release. Some of it is pent up energy from spending the last two days in...

June 18, 2015

When I’m about to write that life started to unravel after Mike died, I’m sure most people would assume that life unravellin...

May 31, 2015

Note to self - Buy "Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change" by Pema Chodron

"I'm neither doomed nor completely free,...

May 30, 2015

Nothing is going to be the same after this trip.  Too much has happened.  I'm supposed to head back to New York tonight, but...

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