Blackberry bliss smoothie on A Thousand Threads

Believe it or not, I am alive. Three kids is no joke, and I’ve been trying hard to kick butt at this mama thing. Which really, involves everything but time spent online….which is a funny thing when you’re a blogger. But the break isn’t all that bad for the mind The girls start school on [...]

Danish buttermilk and lemon smoothie

We’re flying to Denmark today to see hubby’s family, and so I thought I’d share a quick little morning smoothie recipe with you to celebrate. Buttermilk is very popular in Denmark, especially in the summer where it is often used chilled for dessert and served with small cookies. I first tried this lemon smoothie at [...]

{live here, eat that} Scandinavian summers

L: Swedish summer house via Hus o Hem | R: Coconut tres leches cake by Local Milk Sharing this little Swedish summer house with you all today. We leave tomorrow for Denmark, and I can’t wait – I’ve had Scandinavian summers on my mind lately. Summer in France are great, but somehow, there is something [...]

{Live here, eat that} icelandic home in Sweden

L: Home via Hus o Hem| R: Spicy grapefruit margarita via The Life Styled. hi friends! I am on my way to France with the girls – flying alone with all 3 girls, wish me luck! Today I wanted to share this sweet place from Sweden. The owners of this lovely home are from Iceland [...]

Delicious citrus curds | pink grapefruit, lemon and blood orange

One of my favorite thing about living in California is all the citrus. I. CAN’T. GET. ENOUGH. Growing up in France surrounded by apple and cherry trees, I had never even seen a real citrus tree until I moved to Arizona for college. I was hooked instantly. Nothing like the sight of bright yellow in [...]

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches {Guest post by Ashley from Sugar & Cloth}

Baby Freia arrived on May 9th, so while I take some time to rest and bond with my little girl, an amazing group of blogger friends is helping “fill in the gaps”. Enjoy their amazing posts  Hello, Ashley here from Sugar & Cloth! I’m so excited to be able to fill in with a quick recipe [...]

{live here, eat that} berry purple

purple berries

L:Jenny’s house via Dos Family & Hus o Hem|R: Meringue blackberry & blueberry tart by My Little Fabric Last week somehow my husband’s coworkers ended up finding my blog somehow, and apparently they were a bit dumb-founded – they said “YOU? You LIVE there?” As in “You, the super masculine geek that you are? You [...]

Coconut Panna Cotta {Guest post by Laicie from A 1000 Threads}

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Baby Freia arrived on May 9th, so while I take some time to rest and bond with my little girl, an amazing group of blogger friends is helping “fill in the gaps”. Enjoy their amazing posts Hi lovely readers! This is Laicie from A Thousand Threads and I’m so excited to be filling in for Audrey [...]

Frozen

blackberry ice cream with amaretto by eCurry

While the girls continue their never-ending obsession with anything from the Frozen movie (you guys, since they have blond hair and red hair, they pretend all day long that they ARE the real Elsa and Anna – the real deal Nordic sisters I tell you!), I have my own little frozen obsession going on lately [...]

{live here, eat that} urban pastels

pastel cake and pastels for the home

L: Small apartment via Decor8  | R: Vanilla blackberry mascarpone cake for two by Sweetapolita.  Usually I am all about homes that don’t have a lot of darker colors (if any), but I am loving the contrast of darker colors with pastels –  the pastels help soften the industrial vibe of this home, and the [...]