When I was six months pregnant with our first child, Teddy, Nick decided he wanted to go to New Zealand to train to become a ski instructor. Life was simpler then. We packed a couple of The North Face duffels and locked the door of our tiny apartment in Fulham, London and off we went. A […]
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I like a good challenge but I also like retiring challenges with a swift “CHECK!” off of my bucket list. Running a marathon was like that. As I crossed the finish line I thought to myself, “I am never doing that sh*t again.” and promptly tried to sit down (which, for obvious reasons, they don’t […]
Unless you make it a point to avoid London or travel-based Instagram accounts, you have likely seen Notting Hill pop up all over the place lately. Instagram has done for Notting Hill over the past 18-months what Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts did for it in 1999. (17 years later, I am still stopped on […]
A rustic gathering place for mushrooms and courgettes.
A perfectly simple healing broth. For either side of the aisle.
A Louisiana staple that always makes me feel at home.
Apple + blackberry cobbler is the new black.
Rich and Anna were scheduled to arrive at 10pm. Roughly the time we lay our heads on our pillows at night exhausted from a full day, many kids and multiple to-dos. But we didn’t mention that when they gave us their itinerary. Instead, after we finished our regular family dinner, we set out a welcoming […]
I read once that Mark Zuckerberg has “Done is better than perfect” painted on the wall of the Facebook HQ. That stopped me in my tracks and I have revisited the statement and point behind it more than a few times. Done is better than perfect. Does he really want people to write imperfect code? Not […]
Food + Photography + London Very exciting news here for lovers of food, London and Instagram! I have gotten together with some of my favourite women who also happen to be fantastic Instagramers: @joythebaker @hannahargyle @siobhaise and @angrybaker to bring a 2-day cooking, food styling, shooting and instagram workshop to one of the most photographable […]
The joy of travelling has just been usurped by the joy of coming home. Oh, and a slightly unusual green salad…
An out-of-season, but utterly delicious, quiche.