Monday, August 31, 2015

A neutral pallet and the addition of linen

Linen has quickly become my new favorite fabric. It has a romantic touch, like I should be running through a field of flowers along the countryside of France or walking through an orchard picking apples to make

Sunday, August 23, 2015

3 recipes from my favorite food blogger of the week.

Last week I began a new series of posts on simple recipes from food bloggers I follow. Since I'm not a professional in the kitchen, I depend on good recipes that are not complicated and that don't take too much time. This week I want to feature recipes from

Friday, August 21, 2015

Measuring hard work

"I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live; also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil - this is God's gift to man." (Ecclesiastes 3:12-13)

In reflecting on these verses, there were four things that stood out to me.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Scents of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg whisper for fall to arrive.

Living in San Diego, I used to wish for rainy days. Call me moody, but I find so much inspiration from listening to the rain hit the ground. It has a way of both soothing and breathing life into the soul. Since moving to Houston, I’ve experienced quite a few thunderstorms. The clouds here have a way of 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

My 2 favorite recipes of the week and 2 blogs you should follow.

Some of my most vivid memories as a child took place in the kitchen alongside my mom as I would help her make cinnamon rolls, apple strudel, or Christmas cookies. I remember being excited to become an adult,

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Drive up the 101 and 1 Highway - Morro Bay

Breathtaking, incredible, and gorgeous are the words I use to describe my scenic 15 hour drive up the 101 and 1 highway from San Diego to Pleasanton, CA. I've been told that this scenic route is a must and was so excited