Classic Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons

Classic Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons

Homemade croutons are the easiest way to elevate a simple recipe to the next level. Compared to the hard, dry texture of store bought croutons, they are full of flavor with a wonderful soft, slightly crunchy texture. Whole Foods sells a killer sourdough boule that is... read more
New Music: March 2016 Playlist

New Music: March 2016 Playlist

The unique batch of artists in this playlist along with the remixes and collaborations got me thinking about music in the digital age. I am often remorseful over the shortened lifespan of a new album as our physical link has been lost. Some of my most memorable life... read more
Learning to Fall: A Coming of Age Documentary

Learning to Fall: A Coming of Age Documentary

A friend and former co-worker, Claire, recently shared with me a project of hers. A passionate storyteller, she is making a documentary chronicling stories of loss, vulnerability, and growth during young adulthood. The film intends to explore how we can overcome... read more
New Music Monday: January 2016 Playlist

New Music Monday: January 2016 Playlist

This month’s playlist is a compilation of soulful tracks from a unique mix of artists. The emergence of the instrumental, club-friendly beat layered upon a smooth, R&B lyrical flow is most evident on Chet Faker and Marcus Marr’s latest four-track EP,... read more
Retreat to Ojai

Retreat to Ojai

Ojai is the quintessential California town. Nestled among the hills and mountains of Ventura County,  the city is an artistic and spiritual enclave. Ojai Valley is teeming with citrus groves, olive orchards, oak trees, and colorful succulents. In true California... read more
New Music: November 2015 Playlist

New Music: November 2015 Playlist

This was another one of those joy of discovery months in new music! I cannot even begin to describe the elation of opening up my Spotify on Friday morning to find that a favorite artist of mine has dropped a hot single. This month these gems came in the form of... read more
New Music: October 2015 Playlist

New Music: October 2015 Playlist

This month’s roundup of new music discoveries is unequivocally one of my favorites. Granted it is highly eclectic in the span of artists and genres, each song resonated deeply and came together to form a curated playlist uniquely in tune with my state of mind.... read more
New Music Monday: September 2015 Playlist

New Music Monday: September 2015 Playlist

September marked the release of a handful of albums from some of my favorite artists. Disclosure’s Caracal was indisputably one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. Similar to their groundbreaking debut album, Caracal is packed with a... read more
Blistered Shishito Peppers with Sriracha Aioli

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Sriracha Aioli

This is one of those recipes that was a result of inspiration from a dozen different places! Disappointed that my food blogging had taken a back seat to the craziness of everyday life, I was looking for the perfect recipe and aesthetic to get me excited about the... read more

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