Broccoli and Barley Salad
Lately I have gotten to eat a lot of amazing things. Doughnuts fresh from the fryer. Quiche baked with eggs gathered that day. Goat cheese fresh from a cheese farm. It’s all been a bit calorie heavy. And with Watershed just around the corner, I need something that’s filling and […]

Broccoli and Barley Salad


Sweet Potato Waffles for breakfast
  Last week I mentioned my husband. Husband. Goodness. Even writing the word gives me little goose bumps. Husband. I like to call him that. “Hey husband,” I like to say. I like the way he smiles when I say it. I like that way it rolls off my tongue, […]

Sweet Potato Waffles


With Lara at Duke
I’m a heart-on-your-sleeve kind of gal. My MO is not to dip my toes into the how-do-I-feel waters. I dive in headfirst. The result, especially in my younger years, has been a bit of a roller coaster. I am an artist at turning molehills into mountains and the queen of […]

Jones’ Family Famous Chicken and Dumplings



fish tacos at Freshys
So many of the Seattle area’s hidden food gems are tucked into obscure corners and nestled beside busy streets. They can be hard to find. Their obscurity combined with heavy traffic and almost nonexistent parking can make a gal think twice about venturing out to grab a bite. That’s why […]

Saturday Steals: Freshy’s Seafood Market


sweet potatoes and caramelized onions 2
When we were college juniors, Lara came to visit. I had just moved into my first apartment. The place was a total gem. There were stains on the carpet. Mint grew on the patio like a bad weed. And, the kitchen had the occasional ant problem. It’s laughable now, but […]

Sweet Potato Toasts


Daily Eggs
I feel like I threw out this huge bomb. I hadn’t posted since mid-November and then BOOM. ENGAGEMENT. But then again, I think pretty much my entire audience here knows me or my mom or my sister or my brother. You’re probably all my Facebook friends, which is kind of […]

Daily Eggs