A Small Weekend Getaway and a Nectarine Plum Cobbler

Plum and Nectarine CobblerLast weekend Ryan and I took his family to my parents cabin in Utah. We were all hopping to get way from the Vegas heat. The forest floor was covered in purple and yellow wild flowers, one of my favorite things about this time of year....more

Plum Butter

 Happy Friday!I am so excited. Why? #1 It’s the weekend! #2 I’ve been itching to share this amazing plum butter with you guys!...more

Lemonade and Zombie Party

Make lemons into lemonade is the recurring theme of my life the last couple of months. The ongoing saga of injury and athletic pursuit as well as the ebbs and flows of my personal life have been written here a few times. There is nowhere to look but forward so I try my hardest to make the best of situations. Last Saturday, I could have sulk over the disappointment of a cake that did not turn out as pretty as I hoped. It tasted great but less than photogenic was considered much too kind of a description. See for yourself....more

It Rained Then It Poured

Note to self: never try to bake at 4am after stewing in tears and anger for an hour. What ought to be an easy jam tart featuring toasty cornmeal, crumbly buttery crust, and puckery sweet homemade plum jam turned into late night oven scrubbing. Trust me, it was not fun. Far from it....more

Plum & Lemon Cake

Plum & Lemon Cake    ...more

Plum & Nectarine Crisp with Orange Blossom Ice Cream

Plum & Nectarine Crisp with Orange Blossom Ice Cream ...more

Goodbye Plums. Hello Pears!

As an homage to Summer and a toast to Fall, I came up with a cake to celebrate the event of the Autumnal equinox. Since plums are usually associated with summer and pears with the fall, I thought I would pair them together with a touch of cinnamon. It was a delicious match!...more

WORK STYLE - Elizabeth and James * See by Chloe * Sui Generis * Rebecca Minkoff * Motif 56 * ABS

Get This Look: Elizabeth and James Vixen Sheath Dress See by Chloe Tights Sui Generis Nadia Ankle Boot Rebecca Minkoff Stud Devote Hobo Motif 56 Maxi Belt ABS Crystallized Gold Ropes Cuff Find out how to get this look and more on Style Wrap...more