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
80s pop radio is blasting in the background as I upload these photos of our new cottage garden reveal. It's inspiring + uplifting, nostalgic + harmonious setting my life + garden to music. Reliving the past while looking toward the future with hope + anticipation for good things. Such great things came out of the… Continue reading Our Maui Cottage Garden Reveal!
Our weekends lately have looked a lot like this: Wake up before 6 a.m. to kids careening through our bedroom door + jumping on the bed. 2. Pack lots of snacks, water bottles, towels, sunscreen, floaties, swimmies + load up the car. 3. Drive to the beach for an epic morning adventure as a family.… Continue reading Mornings at the Beach