By the end of February I am starved for color, and a trip to Mexico is my usual remedy. The last two years I vacationed on the opposite coast in Sayulita and Chacala, but this season, I needed to get back Tulum before it stretches and grows beyond recognition.
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The calendar may say spring, but the view of snow-fluttered trees out my kitchen window still describes days of winter. My daughter is away on her senior class spring break excursion and I’ve been keeping the cupboard relatively spare while cooking for one.
Hello, yeah, it’s been a while. Not much, how ’bout you?
Give me a spring filled with sassy stalks of puckery-sweet rhubarb. A harbinger of the season, to be sure, but preserved for heartier meals of colder months, it never feels out of place. Now, my rhubarb jam is enjoyed with homemade yogurt and the first blush of the most fragrant and juiciest of strawberries. Come [...]
“But behind the chalet, my holiday’s complete And I feel like William Tell, Maid Marian on her tiptoed feet Pulling mussels from the shell Pulling mussels from the shell”
Another delightful Sunday of test shoots at Kalman & Pabst Photo Group. I’ve been looking forward to working with Clarissa and her elegant touch with lighting for a long time. Spring sprung in the studio, and it tasted every bit as vibrant as it looks. #allnatural #realfood
I spent the better part of a recent weekend styling test shoots with Cleveland photographer Ricky Rhodes. We worked in the urban comfort of Kalman & Pabst Photo Group. The shoot was natural ingredient and whole-foods focused, and we kicked the session off by by getting up close and personal with affable bunches of varicolored [...]
By this time, I believe everyone is familiar with the McDonald’s “pink slime” Chicken McNugget video. What appears to be a heaving mound of Pepto-Bismol pink soft serve ice cream, barely contained in a cardboard box, we discover, is the fast food giants’ processed chicken matter waiting to be fried into McNuggets.
Back in late October, I plugged into the Google search window, “Iyengar workshop February”. What turned up was great fortune in terms of discovering a phenomenal Iyengar yoga instructor in NYC’s dynamic Lara Brunn, a truly special lodging in Mar de Jade, (tucked into the base of that lush volcanic jungle yonder), and the tiny [...]