Category: life

A Rice Bag Fit for a Party!


We’re going to a fancy party this weekend. Our friend has reached the big 5-0! After making sure my favorite dress still fits (yay! It did! It’s been a bit of a feast this Christmas with way too many mince pies, Christmas cake, and wine), I decided this was the perfect opportunity to design a…

Feeling Autumnal


This is my favorite time of the year. Mostly for the colors. All those gorgeous hues of rich reds and burnt orange. I love that the California sun has lost some of its ferocity and there’s, fingers crossed, rain on the horizon. I can’t stop smiling as we drive past fields of pumpkins near Half…

Googly eyed peppers. Can’t take my eyes off you!


Who knew? Until our friend gave us goody-bags with rather strange contents at her 50th birthday party, I hadn’t realized I’d been chopping bell peppers all the wrong way. Now I can’t imagine cutting them horizontally again, not when a vertical chop results in these crazy faces with built-in teeth! Add googly eyes and I…