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

Grown Up Floats: Tomato Sorbet + Champagne

I started subscribing to Sunset Magazine back in February. I signed up for it by snail mailing in a check. REALLY old school. I know. Seeing as that I send most of my mail from the office, my coworkers laughed and made fun of me as I made my way to the mail area, but … Continue reading

Seattle

Happy Labor Day weekend, folks! I am sticking around town this weekend, catching up on life by hanging out with friends and family, but last weekend I had a fabulous time in Seattle with a couple of girlfriends. I hadn’t been there since I looked at colleges over 10 years ago, and had forgotten how … Continue reading