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Pictures + Places: The San Francisco Bay

I’ve said it before; we didn’t live in the Bay Area long, but it was long enough for that place + the people there to imprint me. It’s a place I imagine returning to, always for just that reason. I’ve been lucky to get…

May 5, 2015

Favorites List 1.27.2014 || Inspiration in San Francisco

I took a very quick trip to San Francisco last weekend – basically to do nothing more than just BE there. I saw a good handful of the people that mean the world to me, soaked up the vistas that I love, sponged up…

January 27, 2014

Chocolate + Mint Sandwich Cookies

As I type this, I’m on a flight from San Francisco to Denver. The sun is just coming up and the passengers around me are mostly fast asleep and grumbling. Or, looking at me like I’m from another planet. I’m beaming and buzzing from…

October 25, 2016

A Vegan Apple + Walnut Spice Cake for Everyone

I won’t soon forget the first time I ever nailed my vegan olive oil cake recipe; it was one of the first things I baked after moving back to Colorado from San Francisco. It was rosemary-scented and chocolate-studded, and it popped out of the…

December 12, 2017

Double Vanilla (Vegan!) Marshmallows for Campfires

The little things are really big things. I’m not sure that this would have been the takeaway for the onlooker, peeking over my shoulder at Rapha Rides last weekend, but it was exactly what came to mind when I finally settled into my seat…

June 17, 2017

Maple + Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sour

In the six years since the inaugural Birthday Bakery Ride, the tradition has morphed from a single day of bike-riding, bakery-fueled glory into an entire weekend of riding and eating, soaking up this special little speck of Sonoma. It’s gone from being a simple day of…

February 1, 2017

Comté Gougéres

These dainty, cheesy little puff pastries are a terrific travel companion. …

November 18, 2016

Mission Avocado Toast

I packed my suitcase those first days in March, anticipating that I wouldn’t really “come back home” again until today. A lot can happen in two months, and there were many things that didn’t happen according to plan. We didn’t finish the race in…

May 5, 2016