Memories I’ve made.

The place I store memories about recent awesomeness in my life outside of art. Not that you can really remove the art from me and my life at any moment, but you know what I mean.

What I learned this last year

Baby Everett and Neko Dog's first year together

My son is celebrating his first birthday today. This last year has been amazing, awe-inspiring  frustrating, terrifying, and exhilarating. A few things my one year old has taught me: Don’t give up. From rolling over to standing up to picking up a cheerio, this kid never stops trying until he gets it. He gets frustrated, but...

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a baby sleeps and all you see are his eyelids peeking over his overalls

In the last year I have grown, birthed, and cared for a little boy named Everett.  Preparing for a baby is crazy enough, but not as awesomely insane as figuring out how to raise one.  Needless to say, I have been a bit distracted. What a wonderful distraction it has been. There’s nothing like...

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My one and only.

fava bean and caramelized onion crostini

Happy Anniversary. Fava Bean and Mushroom Crostini with Caramelized Onions. by

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Empty jars hold so much potential.

three different sized ball jars on a table top

I just got back from the local grocery store where I purchased 3 cases of various sized canning jars.  I can’t wait until my gardening extraordinaire of a husband gets our garden going and I have fresh fruits and veggies to fill these jars up with.  This girls is already dreaming of delicious recipes....

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A little bit of summer here and there.

A little bit of summer here and there.

I hate to complain about the Bay Area, because it is pretty much perfect. But, I have to admit, this has been the lamest summer, weather wise, thus far. I am talking fog every single day. And, not the nice morning fog that makes you relax in the morning and slowly wake up to...

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