New Orleans Girls Trip, Part 2!

Lauren and I had a fabulous first two days in New Orleans, and had some of the best food we’d ever had in our entire lives. On our third afternoon in NOLA, we went to one of the most amazing bakeries I’ve ever been to in my entire life. For two food bloggers and dessert-lovers, no trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to Click to Keep Reading — New Orleans Girls Trip, Part 2! ...more

Southwestern hash brown waffles

These southwestern hash brown waffles are packed with green onions, ham, red pepper and topped with a spicy poached egg for a crispy delicious breakfast....more

Circle (Unisex) Baby Quilt

It has been quite a while since I used my sewing machine. It’s really sad. I tend to only sew when I either need to hem pants or make a baby quilt ....more

Cardamom and Cashew Cookies

Padma Lakshmi | Tangy Tart Hot & Sweet | Weinstein, 2007 We gotta confess something. The original title of this cardamom and cashew cookies recipe is the wafty and wonderful “Clouds of Cardamom and Cashew Cookies,” which refers to how the unbaked blobs of dough appear after being carefully smashed on the baking sheet but before being baked. With a smidgen of imagination, perhaps ....more

Be Joyful Free Printable

Joy. Do you have it? Some days it’s a lot harder than others to be joyful ....more

Tips for painting dark furniture

It’s no secret, I love to paint accessories and furniture……walls not quite as much. This client project was perhaps my most challenging to date with the exception of my son’s antique desk. My client was given an antique bedroom suit from a family member ....more

Heirloom Tomato and Polenta Quiche {Guest Post}

Have you seen anything more beautiful than this? I have to say, that I am a little excited that summer is coming to an end (bye bye poofy hair) and am so ready to bring in the cool breeze and scarfs…but very very sad to be saying bye to heirloom tomatoes! ...more

High Five for Friday!

Personally, I would just like to greet this Friday with a big ol' round of applause. My week has been a bit of a whirlwind. So, needless to say, I am PUMPED that it's the weekend! ...more

A Night Out // Bachelorette Style

#1 Romper // Earrings // Clutch #2 Dress // Earrings // Clutch #3 Dress // Earrings // Clutch // Booties This weekend is my sister-in-law {to be}'s bachelorette weekend and she's having it here in Tahoe! ...more

ideas for unplugging, part 992832

I know this topic is tired. ...more