Okay but can you name 5 of their songs?

Gatekeeping in music is like grilled cheese to tomato soup. They just go together. It’s how the world has always been. If you like an artist (like REALLY like them), you can’t believe that anyone else likes them nearly as much as you like them especially someone who likes something other than all the thingsContinue reading “Okay but can you name 5 of their songs?”

Cooking: Tasting Paris: 100 Recipes to Eat Like a Local

It’s November 2019. I’m in a small house in Sebastopol, CA – one of my absolute favorite cities in the world (coincidentally enough, most of my favorite cities start with an “S”: Sebastopol, Salem, Seattle… but that’s another story). I’m opening birthday presents from my now husband even though we 100% do not do birthdayContinue reading “Cooking: Tasting Paris: 100 Recipes to Eat Like a Local”

Cooking: Half Baked Harvest (Pt. 1)

I can’t remember where I was when I stumbled upon the Half Baked Harvest cookbook but I’m sure it was while endlessly perusing a bookstore with Jacob. I do remember that when I picked up this cookbook, I was immediately stunned by the beauty of it. There were so many different things to cook! ItContinue reading “Cooking: Half Baked Harvest (Pt. 1)”

Cooking: Persiana

This was my first cookbook in my “use only one cookbook per week” adventure. I had already made one of the recipes (the soup) and had been craving it for a few days. Plus, it had just started to be soup season. This was before I decided I wanted to blog what I was cookingContinue reading “Cooking: Persiana”

My Reading Journey and Why Book Bullies Are the Worst.

This is my perfect rainy day: Me, on the couch, curled into a burrito blanket. A lamp, providing the perfect amount of light in the dim, sunless day. A cup of tea, freshly brewed next to me. The sound of the rain on the roof and windows. Incense burning, creating an intoxicating and welcoming smellContinue reading “My Reading Journey and Why Book Bullies Are the Worst.”