Photo: Max has been doing some reading with me! This is pre-puppy haircut. For before and afters, visit the Savvy Eats Facebook page. Time to share the link love! Eat Tell me this slow cooker cilantro lime pineapple chicken wouldn’t be amazing in tacos. This spumoni mousse cake is one of the most gorgeous cakes [...]
I was thrilled to receive Deborah Madison’s newest cookbook, Vegetable Literacy, from Ten Speed Press for review. It is a gorgeous book, and one I’ve had my eye on since I first heard about it. Gardening and cooking in one book? Yes, please! Madison divides the chapters by plant families. Her argument for this is that [...]
Photo: I am obsessed with this Letterbox Chai tea that Kelly gave me. It is one of the most balanced and delicious chai teas I’ve ever had. I wish I could order it online! Time to share the link love! Eat The science of junk food. This reinforces a lot of my decision to pursue [...]
I joined a gym a few weeks ago. I adored, loved, was head-over-heels in love with my Pilates studio, butthere were only a few set times I could go to class every week. If I had a doctor’s appointment or felt too sick or had a conference call or was just on a roll and [...]
When I was first learning to cook, I focused my cookbook purchases on general tomes, the ones that would teach me a little of everything: Joy of Cooking, Cooking Know-How, The Original King Arthur Flour Cookbook. Slowly, I started branching out and adding books for specific cuisines: La Cucina, so I could start learning to [...]
I did it: I finished my first real quilt, using Elise’s tutorial. It is about 45″ x 60″ and covered in flowers and foxes and birds. The triangles don’t quite line up, and the binding isn’t 100% even, but I couldn’t love the quilt more.
Photo: Dan and I were looking forward to the Pentatonix concert last night…and then we won VIP tickets! So in honor of that, let’s start this reading list with a few of my favorite PTX videos: We Are Young cover Payphone cover Aha! cover: this one was especially awesome live! Kevin celloboxing ‘Julie-O’: I would [...]
I have the worst track record with my nails. Mostly because of my terrible habit of picking at my fingers when I’m stressed. At times, it has been so bad that people have asked what is wrong with my hands, and I end up embarrassed and trying to hide them. For years, I promised myself [...]