Hau'oli makahiki hou! It's hard to believe that 2022 is here, when my mind seems to be caught in 2020, my heart still grieving this worldwide pandemic and how it's acutely changed our lives in ways both small and large. Seen and unseen. My little boy put it quite well, unbeknownst to him, when he… Continue reading Beach Days
My sweetie pie just turned 3 years old. The baby sister that Ruby prayed for, so she could have a both a younger sister and younger brother to love. I really cannot wrap my head around my baby girl turning three. Rosie, mama loves you!! We all love you so much! Here are some sweet… Continue reading Happy Birthday Rose!
Snapdragons, Marigolds, Egyptian Star, Bachelor's Button, Basil Blossom, Sweet William + a few other edible delights tucked into soft pockets of lemony buttercream atop my newest bake: a lemon-yogurt flower cake I made with my sweet kiddos in celebration of summer! I've always wanted to decorate a cake like this - full of edible florals… Continue reading Edible Flower Cake
Hot gravy smeared over fresh biscuits, baked eggs, breakfast potatoes, lemony kale salad + crisp fruit slices. Plates full, table full. It was a delight hosting breakfast in our new garden area with my husband and kids, my Dad, my sister and her husband. Together for Father's Day. What a treat! I'm so grateful for… Continue reading Father’s Day 2021
Tucked into a corner nook of my office, there's a big, cozy chair. It's just structured enough to feel safe and firm, while also lending the right amount of comfortable give. I really like this chair. It helps me feel secure, and grounded, especially when the world doesn't feel so safe. Huddled in its arms… Continue reading The Weight of Hard