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And just like that, Spring time has returned, and along with it, sunshine and longer days and lots of pretty flowers. Spring time brings the best flowers – gorgeous ranunculus and cute little poppies, all joyously welcoming the spring. And … Continue reading

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It’s been almost three months since my last entry – I have completely neglected this blog in pursuit of other hobbies and habits. Since the last entry, we’ve celebrated a number of holidays and auspicious occasions, traveled across a few … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner

I hope you all had an incredible Christmas with loved ones and are enjoying the lull until the new year. 2016 has been really tough for many of us, but upon reflection, I have to admit that I had a … Continue reading

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Review: Petite Crenn

Petite Crenn 609 Hayes St San Francisco, CA 94102 This is becoming an annual tradition, where we dine at fancy Michelin restaurants for David’s birthday. After watching Dominque Crenn on Chef’s Table, I just had to visit Petite Crenn … Continue reading

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More Pumpkin

I celebrated my first free weekend in a long while by baking Smitten Kitchen’s Pumpkin Bread. And as guaranteed by Deb, the crackly top of this bread is addicting. It’s really best eaten the day-of when the crust is still … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast

I am clinging on to the last remnants of summer – California-grown Hass avocados. We are at the tail end of the Hass season (and being unapologetically California, I won’t eat Mexico or other imported varieties), and avocado toast is … Continue reading

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Golden Hour

The last few days have been a whirlwind as David and I prepped for our friend Kari’s special wedding. Luckily, all that hard work paid off and I was so proud of the florals. The wedding took place during golden … Continue reading

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