Our family room got a wintery makeover. The white tree is growing on me, but we still have the traditional green up in the living room, because is one tree ever really enough? Click through to see more. Photos from the December 2013 issue of Emma Magazine
Tonight’s dinner is one of my ALL-TIME favorites! Every time I make these Thai style turkey wraps for friends, I get asked for the recipe, so here it is (adapted from an Ed’s Biggest Loser recipe). Probably the healthiest recipe ever and packed with flavor. My mouth is watering as I type, that’s how good it is. Ingredients 1 package ground turkey (I get the leanest stuff available) 1 head of living butter lettuce 1 carrot, peeled and grated 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced juice of... Read The Rest →
Our insanely talented friend, Gina, shot these photos around our house last week. Impossible to pick my favorites, so I’m posting a few of the Christmasy ones!
It’s late, and we have a long drive. The exhaustion of a newborn’s erratic sleeping schedule coupled with an emotionally draining evening has taken their toll on us both. Still, for a man who can wait without complaint in a J.Crew dressing room while I waver between lavender and magenta sidewalk skimmers, this sudden lapse in patience takes me by surprise. He instantly regrets his tone, and too exhausted to be angry, I opt for angsty and passive aggressively insist on driving if he is so tired. My chest tightens... Read The Rest →
Spent a relaxing weekend up north with good friends. When we weren’t holed up in the cabin playing Celebrity, we mostly hung outside in the perfect fall weather. A few shots from the trip:
A few years ago, Ryan and I started a tradition of escaping the unrelenting heat that presses well into October here in the Valley. (A one hundred degree high just doesn’t feel like fall!) Instead, we bum around Flagstaff for a weekend and soak up the cool air, changing leaves, and unassuming hippies. One year, we stumbled upon this adorable house-turned-restaurant aptly named, The Cottage Place. If you ever find yourself in downtown Flagstaff, it is worth the stop. I have yet to try a better bowl of pumpkin soup.... Read The Rest →
Had a couple hours and some chalkboard paint on our hands, so Hubbs gave this guy a makeover: Now that you know this week’s dinner menu, you’re totes welcome to join us. Especially if you have serious chalk skills, like this guy from Astor House: