Browsing Category

Food

Featured Food

3 Small Changes to Make Today to Escape Your Routine

Even though we’ve had a lot of major changes around here lately (new city, new baby) everything else has pretty much stayed the same. I stay home with Charlie all day and have quickly fallen into a mundane routine. I don’t know about you,…

June 13, 2019
Featured Food

Summertime Blueberry Basil Vinaigrette

I hope every enjoyed their long weekend! We’ve been working like crazy around the house redoing a few rooms and since the thrift shops were all 1/2 off for the holiday, I spent quite a bit of time pounding the pavement to find the…

May 27, 2019
Family Featured Food

3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Family’s Morning

I am not a morning person. I never have been and I probably never will be. I’m sleepy and sometimes grumpy because, without fail, my best ideas and creative bursts come late at night, keeping me up late and without rest. Not being a…

February 2, 2019
Featured Food Parenting

Setting Healthy Postpartum Goals

I’ve given myself a lot of grace this pregnancy including naps on-demand, not picking up the house when my body just didn’t want to seem to let me, and eating whatever I want (so long as it was baby-safe). I figured that my body…

January 24, 2019
Featured Food Holidays

Chinese New Year Traditions: Year of the Pig

Around this time last year I was in West Los Angeles celebrating Chinese New Year with Chef Katie Chin and Ling Ling Asian Kitchen. Chef Chin not only cooked up a mean family-style dinner, but she also taught us all about Chinese New Year…

January 18, 2019
Featured Food

Spiced Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Recently I used cranberries as decoration in an ice bath for drinks. Well I decided to repurpose them into cranberry sauce! For the past few years I’ve jarred my own, but something was missing. It’s such a polarizing dish and I think a lot…

November 21, 2018
Family Featured Food

Family Recipe: Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Now that I’m living nearby to loved ones again, I’m making it my mission to track down and make all the yummy family recipes. One of my favorite dishes my grandmother makes is homemade chicken soup with dumplings, and it’s the perfect time of…

November 5, 2018
Family Featured Food Holidays

Top 5 Fall Family Essentials

All summer long it seemed like our family was spread out throughout the house avoiding touching anyone or anything — this may sound personal, but I swear it was just because of the lack of air conditioner! Now that the temperatures are significantly dropping…

October 3, 2018
Featured Food Marriage

Braided Leaf Apple Pie

I joked on Instagram recently that I was going to go into pie making business to justify my excessive trips to the apple orchards this fall. Well, I made my first pie of the season and, needless to say, I’m lucky that one measly…

September 19, 2018
Featured Food

Easy Pressure Cooker Apple Crisp

We brought home about 40 apples from the farm over the weekend and I knew I wanted most of them cooked up in dishes that would make our house smell like heaven. My first endeavor would be Apple Crisp. My husband laughed at me…

September 11, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

What After School Looks Like at Our House

Although my “baby” has been in school for awhile now, he officially started his very first day of Pre-K this past Tuesday.  It feels like he’s grown so much this week alone, reciting full songs and books from memory, doing math (what?!), and explaining…

September 7, 2018
Featured Food Health

Healthy Yogurt Ring Pops

When you think of things that remind you of summer, I bet popsicles are somewhere in the mix. We’ve been dealing with a popsicle crisis in this house — Fox eats one and immediately wants another. If it’s not in his hands, he’s devastated.…

August 3, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

Our Favorite On-The-Go Fresh Snack (with Recipe)

There’s an ongoing joke between me and my husband regarding my favorite food and cravings. Whenever someone asks him what my favorite type of food is, his reply is always “fresh.” This stems from my go-to response of “something fresh” whenever I’m asked what…

August 2, 2018