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Foods to Pair with Hard Cider

By On November 23, 2015

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to meet the only cider maker in Marin County Jan and Louis Lee of AppleGarden Farms. Jan and her husband retired a few years ago and decided… Read More

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Maternity Photo Shoot

By On November 2, 2015

A couple of weeks ago my step-mom and photographer, Kathy Ray took a few maternity photos. I haven’t taken pictures every week so when we had the chance to document this season… Read More

Mid Century Modern Z Chair

DIY Meets Fine Woodworking

By On October 1, 2015

A little over a year ago David mentioned he wanted to build the chair we both love from Crate & Barrel, known as the Z chair. After a good amount of research, time,… Read More

Salad its whats for dinner!

Salad it’s what’s for dinner!

By On July 30, 2015

Salad is typically thought of as obligatory. I say bring it! Why not make it the best side dish or meal you’ve ever had! Lettuce is an easy vegetable to prepare since… Read More

Quinoa Turkey Burgers

5 Easy Meals

By On July 23, 2015

You know the drill, you get home after a long day at work or picking up your kids and the last thing you want to think about is making dinner. Or you really… Read More



By On July 16, 2015

Peach Muffins… One of my favorite things to do is create new recipes or modify one to make it healthier. While I was in school to become a dietitian I took a… Read More

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Picnics and Marriage Conversations

By On June 28, 2015

  The other day we went for a long hike at about midday on a fairly warm afternoon. This was very early on in my pregnancy, I was maybe 5 weeks along. The first part… Read More

Granite and Oak Desk

Granite and Oak Desk

By On May 28, 2015

When we moved into our house last year, we had an overwhelming sense of excitement and determination to make our 50s-style ranch home into a cozy modern space we could feel good about.… Read More

Baby Announcement

Oh Baby….

By On May 20, 2015

We have a secret… baby coming November 23rd! Ahh, it feels good to let the cat out of the bag! We are over the moon and can’t wait to meet our baby. It will… Read More

Simple Spring Smoothies

Simple Spring Smoothies

By On April 15, 2015

Last weekend at the farmers market I met two delightful young girls and after talking with them, I wished I had invited them over for sandwiches and smoothies. Our encounter was random… Read More