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Girls at sunset

3 Days in the Bay Area

This is in no way meant to be an authoritative guide to the Bay Area. Rather, it’s a simple rundown of an epic weekend. Use it as you will. I’m starting this post in Palo Alto. From a neighborhood studded with lime trees and rose bushes. From a girlfriend getaway […]


Bacon and Baby Broccoli Grilled Cheese

Once upon a time, not so long ago, I was a single gal living in California. Being single had its advantages. I never had to share the last piece of lasagna. There was no one to convince a carton of ice cream was dinner. While the perks of solo life […]

Bacon and Baby Broccoli Grilled Cheese

Daily Eggs

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 […]


Sweet Potato Chili

Fall is coming. Slowly. He’s arriving in fits and bursts.  Surprisingly, summer is holding on for dear life. Between the rainy days, she’s shoved in temperatures which teeter around 80. And here ladies and gents, where we’re known for a constant drizzle of grey gloom, 80 is pretty darn impressive. […]

Sweet Potato Chili in the Pot

Rice and Lentils with Crispy Onions on Baguette Taste Wonder Bread Budget

Rice and Lentils with Crispy Onions 3

When you grow up with cousins who live hundreds of miles away, you sort of know them. You know their names and the sports they play. You know that they like to catch fireflies and eat watermelon off the rind.  And then, as you get a little older and life […]