in my summer kitchen…

in my summer kitchen |

When I was a kid, I was always curious to see what my friends had in their kitchen.

Sugar cereal? Candy? Entenmann’s? Show me the loot!

You have to understand, my mom sent me to school with homemade carrot-raisin slaw packed in 1970’s (brown) Tupperware. I was that kid.

Today, I invite you to explore my kitchen….

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baked by my readers, contest winners + thoughts on community

baked by my readers |

This melts my heart.

Every once in a while, I’ll receive pictures of my recipes made by you! I couldn’t be more chuffed! Connecting with people from all over the world really blows my mind. Food is a universal language.

And lately, you’ve been baking bread.

I thought I’d share some of  your beautiful photos here on the blog….

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weekend things

weekend things |

Don’t get too excited.

It’s just seltzer.

I don’t normally dress up my bubbly water, but whatever it takes for me to drink water in the first place is what we’re going for here.

I’m like a cactus.

This is Cranberry Clementine seltzer garnished with blood orange and mint.

I’ve discovered a new collection of flavors; Ginger Apple, Blackberry Bergamot & Ruby Red Grapefruit. I think there was Coconut Crème too… all unsweetened.

Interesting, right?

It actually makes me want to hydrate.

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finding inspiration at the river cottage

finding inspiration at the river cottage |

photo credit: the organic feed company


No, that’s not my house.

But we’ll get to that in a second.

There’s something you need to know…

I got a new computer!

For the past year, I’ve been working on the most ghetto, non-functioning laptop. Without an enter key. Without access to special characters. Every single post on this blog is made possible by a clunky external keyboard.

According to Apple, nothing can be fixed. My laptop is just old.

But Santa knows what’s up….

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