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Petite Eats // Salt + Vinegar Kale Chips

Nine years ago when I first moved to LA, I couldn’t have even told you what kale was.  I ate a salad on rare occasion and was just evolving out of what I like to call my tex-mex phase. (The more queso, the merrier!)  Over the last near decade, though, I have embraced a much healthier lifestyle which includes yoga, hiking, sunday pilgrimages to the farmers market and, yes, it also includes kale!  Eating healthy while I was pregnant was a huge priority to me and since Parker has begun eating solids, it’s been a huge priority to …

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DIY // Floral Pins for Your Best Gals

Flowers make the best gifts, don’t they? They’re a site for sore eyes and an instant happiness boost (that has to be scientifically proven, somewhere right?!)  They’re not, however, cheap.  Those fluffy hydrangeas and delicate garden roses come with a pretty price tag, so instead of an over-the-top bouquet, we made these sweet floral pins that pair perfectly with one of these chic Minted classroom cards that you can share with a dozen of your besties without breaking the bank! Attach them to your jacket or wear them in …

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Before + After || Front Porch Makeover

I hope you that you knew it was only a matter of time before there was another room makeover reveal here! Ever since we updated our kitchen, I have been totally addicted to re-imagining the way certain spaces in our house could look.  After we completed our bathroom this summer, I started thinking of what the next project would be.  I wanted something that wouldn’t cost a lot, but would make a big impact.  Did you know that the best return on your home renovation investment is the front door?  I was shocked!  I thought surely it …

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Petite Eats // Roasted Tomato Soup

Cooking with a toddler in the house is an adventure, to say the least.  There’s endless trial and error and even more endless sweeping and mopping!  So far we’ve been pretty fortunate with her palette, but sometimes she still throws a curveball our way, like when she decides she suddenly no longer wants to eat her favorite pasta.  Then other time she shocks us, like with her affinity for brussels sprouts!  No matter how they’re prepared, she loves them!  I love cooking and I love cooking meals that all three of us can …

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