Hi! I'm Emily.
I'm a Culinary Arts graduate, wife of Matthew Nordby, and follower of Christ.
I love talking, writing and thinking about food and cooking.
I also love things like fitness, long walks, wine, craft beer and movies.
This weekend I helped to celebrate my sweet friend Narae’s baby shower! I jumped at the chance to make a cake for this special occasion. I seriously find so much pleasure in planning a cake for any kind of celebration/event. Cakes can be so pretty and I love how they symbolize celebration! It’s not everyday you… Continue reading Spring Showers Bring Lemon Cake
Remember when I said I was going to blog 30 days straight? There is one more day left in the month and so far I’ve skipped a couple few days towards the tail end of this majestic journey. Like I’ve said before, I’m not beating myself up for not being perfect – who knew? It’s… Continue reading This month is finally almost over and I’m so happy.
Here I am, groggy and a little cranky. I’m listening to the sweet sweet sounds of the tamale lady roaming the street screaming, “tamalleeeeee” “mole rojo tamalleeeeee”. If I had proper clothes on, cash, and willpower to get up, I’d go down and buy some. But I don’t, so I wont. I failed to… Continue reading Rest, reset, go.
I was so tempted to not write a blog tonight. I’m unusually tired right now. It’s either due to the whole daylight savings business catching up to me, or because of my workout today. Whatever it is, I’m just tired. I’ve been trying to get myself to workout out more consistently these past couple of… Continue reading Motivation
In the car on my way home from work I found myself thinking “Wow, today is such a beautiful day.” The sky is brilliant blue, the air is cool and clear, spring flowers are abloom. I live for days like these. When I’m driving, 9 times out of 10 I’m listening to NPR. As I… Continue reading Beauty
It’s officially spring! Since we have moved to L.A I have drastically trimmed down my wardrobe. I don’t need as many winter clothes as I did in Colorado. I’m also trying to be much more judicious when it comes to buying clothes.I guess you could say is that I’ve been inspired by minimalism lately. I’ve… Continue reading Spring Cleaning