Classic Apple Pie

The first official day of Autumn is right around the corner and clearly, I can’t wait! This is a classic, buttery, delicious Apple Pie recipe you can bake to celebrate the most wonderful time of year. Filling 5-6 medium sized apples peeled and sliced in 1/4 in. thick slices. I mixed Granny Smith and Fuji…

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Coffee

Sometimes the best things in life are very simple, and this coffee is very easy to make, my friends. Years ago, I was at a friends house and I noticed that her mom added cinnamon to her coffee grounds before brewing them. The thought of adding spices to coffee had never occurred to me before…

ButcherBox! Is it Worth it?

Your girl can’t live on baked goods alone. I’ve been wanting to try out ButcherBox for a while now! I originally heard about ButcherBox while listening to a podcast (I don’t remember which one) but you will find a lot of podcasters and bloggers have sponsorship deals and they are constantly running promos. FYI, I’m…

Decorating a Cake Using Pallete Knives

In 2019 I was lucky enough to participate in a workshop led by a cake artist named Miri Nadler. She taught us her signature style of creating beautiful floral bouquets using buttercream and pallete knives.It’s such a unique and fun way to express your creativity using edible mediums! I do not have an attached recipe…

3 Daily Routines That Strengthen My Immunity.

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice. Just my personal experience and some common sense information. We are living in strange times. This global pandemic frightens people. Although there looks to be encouraging news about the development of vaccines, the increase in testing, and decrease in mortality rates, Covid-19 certainly hasn’t…

My Farewell Address to LA

We moved away from Los Angeles at the beginning of the Pandemic. This was something I wrote to process the thoughts and emotions I had going on at the time. You are a festering, gaping wound of a city full of hypocrites, power hungry politicians, air head celebrities, homeless mentally ill and addicted people, and…

4 Lessons I’ve Learned

Here is a quick and dirty list of things I’ve learned during this past Lent season. I gave up social media and news and I’m grateful for the experience! If I want friends, I have to work for them. This is not entirely news to me. But sometimes we forget the obvious. When I was…

Lent 2019

My God, it has been a long time since I’ve written a blog post! I haven’t forgotten about this blog, in fact, there is an irritating, nagging voice in the back of my mind telling me that I need to write more. FINE. Let’s start by talking about Lent. So sexy. What is Lent? The 40 days…

Vino De California

Oh how I’ve missed you! Let’s get straight to the point of this blog. Pure indulgence of life. 2 weekends ago Matthew and I went on a beautiful 2.5 hour scenic drive up the Pacific Coast Highway to a winery in Los Olivos along the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. The morning we set out on…