Southern California Cookbook wins first prize for Best Published Lifestyle Book/Cooking and Home

Purchase at AmazonSan Diego Chef’s Table wins first prize for Best Published Lifestyle Book/Cooking and Home at the San Diego Book Awards (June 2014)....more

What Makes A Sacred Space?

When you think of a sacred space, do you think of a church? A special room in your home? A place in nature?Sweet Hippie Daughter has been involved in a drama program at a nearby university for the past 4 years.  When we started she was in the first grade and she was getting in trouble Every. Single. Day....more

NaNoWriMo: Crawling Out of the Hole to Say Hello

<p>For those of you who don't know, November is <a title="NaNoWriMo" href="http://nanowrimo.org" target="_blank">NaNoWriMo</a>, short for National Novel Writing Month. What, you ask, in the holy hell is that? Well, it's just as scary as it sounds -- especially as I am a participant this year.</p>...more