Through the Lenses

A happy, healthy & inspired new year to everyone! It could be the fact that the beginning of the year holds the possibility of adventure, but I am seriously craving Paris right now. Can I get a oui oui?¬†See (and listen) to the playlist below for some aural satisfaction; I call this one Nancy SinatraContinue reading “Through the Lenses”

Pumpkin Patch

With Halloween just around the corner, I couldn’t think of a better way to get into the holiday spirit than going to a proper pumpkin patch and carving pumpkins. Everything about this day reminded me why Halloween is one of my favorite holidays: the calm autumn weather, the scarecrows lining the rows of pumpkins, findingContinue reading “Pumpkin Patch”

Potato Chip Cookies

| a.k.a. new best friend bait | Serve up a batch of these sweet, salty, buttery, crunchy cookies and you are guaranteed to make everyone’s day. I baked some last week and gifted them to my uncle: a diehard country fan and lover of potato chips. Playing on the cowboy theme, I wrapped them inContinue reading “Potato Chip Cookies”

Cap’n Crunch Cookies

One of my favorite weekly blog reads is Alexis’ Napa, written by Alexis Swanson Traina: creative director of Swanson Vineyards, hip sophisticate & mother of two. She recently featured a recipe borrowed from her friend Amanda Michael who owns the coffee shop/cafe Jane on Fillmore¬†in the heart of Pacific Heights in San Francisco. Deeming themContinue reading “Cap’n Crunch Cookies”