chocolate chip cookies

I’m a purist at heart. I like things to be as simple and organic as possible. A concept I try to apply to my design aesthetics as well as in my cooking style.… Continue reading

tomato salad

I love summer. Not for the weather, actually I can do without the 100+ degree weather we get here sometimes, but I love summer for the succulent stone fruits, flavor-rich berries, and of… Continue reading

school snacks

I have a four year old son who is the sweetest can be. He brings me laughter and joy, and I feel so blessed that God has assigned me to be his mother.… Continue reading

corporate packaging

This project was for a hotel for their client holiday gift. The gift consisted of roasted pimenton (smoked paprika) rosemary nuts wrapped in felt and cinched with a twig. Simple, organic and elegant.

fabric gift wrapping

I’m lucky enough to say that I love my neighbors.  They often help out with my son; babysitting, throwing frisbees, teaching him how to garden, and even catching bugs with him (which I’m… Continue reading

the shed

There opened a beautiful shop in town called The Shed. When I first walked in, I was in love. There in the flesh were all my pinned kitchen items on Pinterest. I had… Continue reading

Food Gifting

Whenever I’m packaging, I like to draw inspiration from what is around me.  And for me, lucky enough to be living in a beautiful small town in northern California surrounded by vineyards and… Continue reading

teacher gift ideas

After many months, actually years of procrastinating, I have finally started my blog. I’m still not sure what this blog will become-a tutorial blog, expansion to a business, or just compilation of projects.… Continue reading