I’ll leave a treat under your pillow…

color inspiration in green yellow and pink

When I was little, my grandma almost always came to have Sunday lunch with us, and every now and then when I’d go to bed at night I’d find a little treat under my pillow. Nothing much, a piece of candy or  picture or a little treasure she found in her attic that she knew [...]

{live here, eat that} Pistachio

pistachio cupcakes and pistachio kicthen island

L: Australian beach house via Share Design |R: Pistachio  and white chocolate cupcakes by Fresh.  Happy Tuesday, friends! I don’t know if it’s the effect of Easter and Spring and all these pink, green and blue rabbits I see everywhere in the stores, but I’ve so into pastel colors right now. Are you feeling it [...]

{live here, eat that} rainbow pop

bright colors around the home

L: English home via Ikea Family | R: Rainbow whole fruit ice pop by 84th and 3rd. Today I wanted to share this English home with you – not your typical British cottage with tea and crumpets served in pretty china It’s the home of one of my favorite illustrators, Jane Foster, and when I [...]

Lavender white hot chocolate

While many of you are still under a pretty little blanket of snow, it’s been warm here in California – so warm that the lavender in our garden is already in full bloom. Don’t hate me, friends, but I’ve actually been wearing my sandals all week Anyway, I thought, why not make up a little [...]

{Live here, eat that} a cup of teal

live here eat that in teal

L: Apartment in San Sebastian, Spain by Mikel Irastorza, via Chic Deco | R: Mini Pop tarts via Martha Stewart. So last week when I was in a cheeky mood and told winter off, maybe I should have thought of it twice…because since I posted that we’ve had nothing but non-stop rain. Maybe I should [...]

Whatever, winter. Whatever.

whatever

Source Is it me only, or is winter way overrated? When I see my New York friends’ Instagram feeds I sometimes get a bit jealous of all that beautiful snow….that winter wonderland, you know? But then I really think about it – naaah, I ain’t missing that nasty cold. AT. ALL. I remember last winter when it [...]

{live here, eat that} lovely pastels

pastel kitchen and pastries

L: Home of Yvonne at Yvestown| R: Vanilla puff pastries by Carnets Parisiens. Hi friends – I am back from lake Tahoe, all refreshed and fired up from rolling down in the snow Pictures of that coming right up tomorrow, in the meantime I thought I’d share some pictures of the home of Yvonne, the [...]

delicous (and healthy!) red velvet smoothie

delicious red velvet smoothie

Red velvet. I’ll pretty much try anything that says “red velvet”, you don’t have to twist my arm. Problem is, pretty much anything red velvet goes straight my thighs… except for this smoothie, friends! It’s sweet and delicious, it tastes just like red velvet cake, AND  it’s super healthy for you. Perfect for my little [...]

{live here, eat that} color burst

strawberry and lemon

L: Norwegian home of Ingrid, blogger at Fjeldborg | R: Strawberry & lemon cupcakes in a jar by Glorious Treats. First of all, let me start by saying how overwhelmed I’ve been by you guys’ answers to yesterday’s post! I can’t believe how many of you have taken the survey already, it’s been amazing to [...]

A winter detox

winter detox recipes

I don’t know about you, but as far as I am concerned, my body is waaaaaay ready for a break after the holidays. I think my blood sugar is still on an all time high from all that candy cane and hot chocolates and overall cookie abuse. My midwife almost had a heart attack yesterday [...]