Travel with your Baby?! Yes, it’s a Great Idea.


Should you travel with a baby? I remember asking this question while I was pregnant and getting all kinds of reactions. If you’re like me and suffer from constant wanderlust, you know that it’s hard to simply table traveling. I didn’t travel much while I was pregnant because I suffered from constant morning sickness, so … More Travel with your Baby?! Yes, it’s a Great Idea.

Wintry Salad with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Maple-crusted Pecans


I cook something big or small almost every day. My approach to cooking fluctuates with the seasons and with the business of the week. Some weeks I enjoy taking on three-hour- ong French endeavors, or one of Jamie Oliver’s beef and ale pies, or one of Ina’s “company appropriate” meals, a meal that serves 10, … More Wintry Salad with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Maple-crusted Pecans

Fall Pasta with Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Beef.


Enter this Fall pasta dish. I love cooking with the season. For me, it gives me a fuller life experience. If I’m smelling and tasting what is relevant right now in the moment, I enjoy it that much more. This dish is as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the palate. Seriously, it’s beautiful in every way. It has the fall colors and it has warmth from the red pepper flakes. It’s perfectly filling for these cooler fall evenings. It serves as your meat, veggie, and carb, so it’s almost a one-pot miracle. … More Fall Pasta with Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Beef.

On Turning One and Being Your Own Worst Enemy


My first born turns one today. No, I don’t have a child that I’ve hidden away from the rest of the world. I’m talking about my first novel Happiness Lost!! Let’s celebrate! (Spolier Alert) If you haven’t read Happiness Lost, and you hate spoilers, do not proceed with reading. Instead celebrate its birthday and head … More On Turning One and Being Your Own Worst Enemy