Last Minute Gift: Smokey Spicy Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

It’s the weekend before Christmas, y’all – are you ready? I am totally prepared this year, actually. I did all my shopping online, and my coworkers think I’m a shopaholic as a result of all the boxes delivered to me over the past few weeks, but let me tell you, it was the most painless … Continue reading

BRAZIL

I am one lucky girl. I am blessed to have amazing friends who will go to the ends of the earth with me… A couple of girlfriends and I conceived the idea for this trip over a year ago – at the time seeming like it was infinitely far away, and we didn’t know if … Continue reading

Grapefruit Cake & A Trip to Boonville

One of the many things that I love about the bay area is that it doesn’t snow. Don’t get me wrong, there is something magical about a white winter BUT the realities of living in it are something else. I’ve never had to actually endure weeks on end of life in snow, but from the … Continue reading

Gifting Bread

I was chatting with my dad last weekend and already being caught up on my news, he asked what was new with my friends. I went through one by one, telling the updates of my different girlfriends that are now collectively spoken about with their boyfriend or fiance, the weddings that are fast approaching, the … Continue reading

5 Ingredients. 5 Meals. Only 1 Chicken

Every now and then I get really focused on saving money and actually hitting my budget. Every time I assess where my city living gets most spendy, I realize how much it costs to eats out. A lot of times it’s due to those 1 or 2 glasses of wine that add up fast, but … Continue reading