The First Pizza of 2014

January 5, 2014

Maybe some day soon I’ll write an ode to my backyard pizza oven. It’s a very intense love affair, you know. But in the meantime, here’s the first pizza of 2014: bacon, brussels sprouts, and an egg cracked on top. I can’t think of a better way to start this year off. Follow me on [...]

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Ringing It In

December 31, 2013

The images below don’t really apply to anything specifically, they’re just a still life series I did this week and I wanted to share them. Sending you love and well wishes for a fantastically wonderful 2014!  

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A Quick NYC Trip

December 23, 2013

1475995_10152113122139510_946893226_nHappy holidays! We just returned from a week in chilly NYC, and let me just tell you what a fantastic time we had. Packed with food, friends, some work, more food, and even more friends, it was the best way to end the year and see all the pretty Christmas lights all over town.

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Have you entered the Chocolate Adventure Contest yet? Hurry!

December 13, 2013

Have you entered the Chocolate Adventure Contest yet? Hurry!

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Williams Sonoma and Gifts With Taste

December 6, 2013

It’s that time of year, isn’t it? I had a blast selecting some of my favorite gifts from Williams Sonoma, click on over to check them out! And make sure to check out the offerings of others, there are some fantastic things to give and get. P.S. Are you following their blog, Taste? You really [...]

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Santa Barbara Wine Tasting at Foley Food & Wine Society at Bacara

November 22, 2013

A few weeks ago I jumped in the car with my wonderful other half and our best friends Gaby and Thomas and headed to Santa Barbara for a very quick weekend getaway. Or maybe it was a day-and-a-half getaway, which at any rate is easy to do when you live in Los Angeles. We were [...]

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Kale Salad with Ricotta Salata, Pine Nuts and Anchovies

November 12, 2013

  Historically, there are a few things you will never see me turn down: 1) A glass of champagne. 2) A ripe juicy heirloom tomato during summer. 3) Anchovies or Sardines, In Any Format, Any Time Of The Year, No Matter Where About number three, yep, it’s true. My lifelong love affair with those salty, [...]

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Behind The Scenes Of A Shoot (a/k/a It Takes A Village)

November 1, 2013

If there’s one topic on this blog that generates the most interest and comments (all of which I am thankful for!) it’s behind the scenes of photo shoots and my day job. Quite often I can’t really instafacetweetpin a darn thing from photoshoots for my clients because, well, it’s their shoot and we all do [...]

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Four Seasons Maui and an experience of a lifetime

October 30, 2013

If you know me, you know I’m not really spontaneous. Not that I don’t want to be, it’s just, err, um, sometimes responsibilities take over. Or I let them, rather. So sitting around one night and flipping through a few friends’ instagram feeds, I turned to Adam (who just happened to be scrolling insta as [...]

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Are you up for an adventure? It’s chocolate. Yes. Chocolate.

October 1, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. The time when I ask you to dust off that kitchen counter (not that it was dusty, right?), conjure up that sweet creativity, and put those thinking caps on. Why? Because it’s time once again for The Chocolate Adventure Contest! As I’ve done for the past [...]

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