{My Thoughts On} Body Image

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image credit, karen ray photography styled by Allison Marsh, Los Angeles I was never a confident girl when I was growing up- typically preferring to keep my head in a book, my eyes half hidden behind huge pink glasses.  The words “skinny” or “fat” were never used in our household, my Mom was never on a… [read more]

Owl Cupcakes + Chocolate Ganache

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Today’s post is more about ganache than cupcakes- but how could I not share them with you? They are not my original creation, but a Pinterest/Google find… sharing is caring after all. How do you make them? Frost cupcakes with chocolate frosting, split two Oreos in half, place them on the frosted cupcakes, use M&M’s… [read more]

Apple Roundup + A Fun Friday Ahead!

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Remember that time I made spiced apple pear pies and put them in mason jars? Yep, my mason jars- love ‘em An apple pie smoothie, see… I can do more than just apple desserts. Healthy times! Spiced Apple Baked Oatmeal that is the perfect portable breakfast… and can be made the night before Apple Pie… [read more]

Remembering + Kindness

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This morning, as I look out over the beautiful city skyline and listen to the 9/11 memorial on the news I can’t help but take a moment to reflect a little and be thankful. Thankful that my family, although spread all over the place, are all healthy and happy. Thankful that my husband and I… [read more]