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weekend: happy easter!

weekend: happy easter!

I recently posted this photo of me on Facebook and it received some good responses, so I thought I ought to show it in a post here: Don't ask me why I took this job. (The job being playing the Easter Bunny at a country club brunch). It was from a couple years ago, and … Continue reading

weekend

weekend

No recipe post today, just a quick hello and check in! Hope everyone's weekend is going great. Though I've always been a freelancer, and thus have always had odd work schedules, I LIVE for the weekend! Most of us do, well, except Maggie Smith, but everyday is a weekend for her! Sometimes you have to … Continue reading

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

HOLY GUACAMOLE! (mmm guacamole…) I'VE BEEN NOMINATED! An enormous shout out and “thank you!” goes out to the very sweet and talented blogger behind a Happy MiCheng. Not only is she absolutely gorgeous, but her writing is honest, insightful, and earnest, making for a very enjoyable read. Check it out! Here are the rules: Copy … Continue reading

these are a few of my favorite things…

these are a few of my favorite things…

Pretending to be a sugar plum fairy in my new slippers Our holiday card Free Meyer lemons from our neighbors (the zest and juice went into my shredded brussels sprouts salad for a recent dinner party) Gluten-free pumpkin-pecan rolls Michael baked on Christmas morning Southern California's warm sunshine in December Brown paper packages tied up … Continue reading

dining alone

dining alone

We all know it’s important to take care of yourself. You’ve heard it before: drink more water, take deep breaths, get up and move. I also believe that it’s just as important to take care of yourself when eating, especially when you’re doing it alone. So many of us don’t see the point in preparing … Continue reading