i was in charge of desserts for an office birthday this past week and i knew immediately what i wanted to make: chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting (recipe coming soon) and banana pudding from none other than magnolia’s bakery. i have been so lucky to actually have magnolia’s banana pudding (and a cupcake) and […]

this past saturday after my shoot, josh and i hit the road to visit huber winery and orchard. since i’ve moved back to the area i’ve been DYING to go. it is literally the ultimate of all fall days. we picked apples (to become homemade applesauce): we sat and enjoyed some apple spice sangria (seriously, […]

day one of consciously combing my food. “sounds weird,” you say? it’s not. it actually makes perfect sense and i’m hoping it’s a brand new world for me. i’ll be writing back on my progress. you can read more about it from gena here.

in my opinion, it’s not summer until you’ve fired up the grill, had a summer brew and eaten outside…all at the same time.  as of last night, i hereby declare it summer.  now if we could only get the pool ready for swimming.  mango chicken sausage from trader joe’s con sriracha.  yes, that’s sausage, yes, […]