Apple Raspberry Pie Martini

Thirsty Thursday returns with just what the doctor ordered. For me anyways. A Cocktail that tastes like pie = happiness ....more

Salted Caramel Popcorn Balls

It’s October 1st!!! Bring on all the kitchy recipes! Wait ....more

Lobster Tacos with Green Onion Cilantro Sauce

Oh jeez, I meant for this up to be up earlier, but in what appears to be quite a streak for the Christo family, I spent a nice long Sunday night at Children’s with Pia. She tripped, hit her face on a chair and managed to split open her eyelid. Not Awesome ....more

Chocolate Pumpkin Coconut Bread

I am not sure that I should really be calling this a bread. Let’s be honest. This is pretty much cake ....more

Pumpkin, Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza

Oh man, the last few days have been bonkers. We are moving back into our house right now and I just don’t understand how we have so much STUFF!!??? It’s like no matter how much stuff we get rid of, there is just more and more crap bubbling to the surface ....more

Creamy Potato Chowder with Bacon, Corn and Kale (Dairy and Gluten free)

Hi guys, sorry I have been completely off the grid these last few days- I finally got home from New York after being gone all week. I was so happy to see the girls and also, admittedly completely wiped out. I had an absolutely amazing week, but I was shocked at how physically draining it was ....more

Apple Cider Bourbon Punch

So I am in New York right now, and one of the things I am doing here is having fun celebrating being a Stylemaker for Better Homes and Garden. (Woo Hoo!!!) In honor of this joyful occasion, and because it’s #ThirstyThursday, I just had to share this Apple Cider Bourbon Punch. My Friend Tracy made these and shared them in the September issue of BHG and when we were on set, I had QUITE a few of them ....more

Grilled White Fish with Pickled Radish Salad

Ok- it is slated to be in the 80’s in Seattle this weekend. What the What??!! I mean I know we always boast a late summer, but this is extreme for us ....more

Fig Almond Cake (gluten free and vegan)

My mom has a fig tree that just won’t quit right now. It is just shelling out softball sized figs that are as sweet as honey by the dozen- and these are way better figs than the ones at my house. Basically I have been eating as many as my stomach can hold all weekend ....more

Saturday Stuff, edition 28

We are at home in Seattle now watching All Access on Showtime so that we can catch up before the Mayweather-Maidana Fight tonight. Have I ever told you how Pete and I are like obsessed with these Boxing matches and watching All Access? I blame my mother who totally and completely uncharacteristically has always loved boxing ....more