Why Hello, Disney! or, Why I Decided to Give Up Acting

  It’s been a long time since I wrote something personal for myself. Something that wasn’t food or career related. Something just for me. I started a new job today, and really, a… Continue reading

Shower Flowers

Fresh cut flowers (and potted plants!) are some of my favorite things! This weekend, at a wedding shower for a dear friend, there were dozens of vases all over the house filled with… Continue reading

Things My New Dentist Taught Me, or Better Late Than Never.

Did you know that using fluoride coated floss and fluoride mouth rinse can actually repair/reverse small ‘almost’ cavities? Neither did I, until last week. I didn’t even know there WAS such a thing… Continue reading

The Best Apple Pie You Will EVER Eat!

Hey Friends! In honor of Thanksgiving I wanted to share one of my favorite (and most requested!) recipes! Got this one from mom 4 of 5 years ago. She’s the BEST baker I… Continue reading

Carmels are of PARAMOUNT importance or The Thing I Have to Tell You About this Week: Holiday Items at Trader Joe’s

There they were. On the shelves. The FIRST day of November. Fleur de sel Sea Salt Carmels. Hoorah! For the last 2 years I’ve passed these treats by every week from November through… Continue reading

My Favorite Conversation This Week Went Something Like This…

In preparation for my new headshots on Monday (eek!), Renee came over earlier this week to help me pick out wardrobe options for each ‘look’. After knocking the ‘business/lawyer/what the Katie Holmes role… Continue reading

In Case You Hadn’t Noticed, it’s “Fall”

Today is the 7th of October. And in case you hadn’t noticed, Fall has finally made it’s way to Los Angeles. Now let’s be realistic. “Fall” is a relative term here in southern… Continue reading

Today I am DEBT FREE!!!!

I already posted on facebook but I thought I’d log it here on my blog for posterity and all that. Today, Friday, September 2, 2011, I am completely debt FREE. PRAISE GOD! I’ve… Continue reading

The Thing I HAVE to tell you about this week: Fun Kitchen Gadgets

Don’t ask me why, but I love kitchen gadgets. As in I LOVE them. I have a garlic press, apple slicer and pots and pans of all sizes (including a fancy one that… Continue reading

The Powers of Belief

A few months ago, an old college roommate asked me to do a reading at her wedding. “And if it’s not too much trouble,” she said, “I’d really love for you to choose… Continue reading