Baby Liv’s Cozy Safari Themed Nursery

We happily welcomed our baby daughter, Liv to the world recently. Liv was born at 7lbs 8oz. and 19 3/4 inches! My desk will become a lot busier now as a family of three, but we can’t wait! As part of her homecoming, I’m sharing Liv’s nursery, inspired by our safari honeymoon in Africa.

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New Kid on the Block: Jordan Porter

Nuts are not allowed in our house. After meeting my husband about 6 years ago, I stopped eating nuts (for the most part) and keeping any products with nuts in the house. It’s too dangerous with his nut allergy to risk it. But all rules are meant to be broken, right? That’s what happened when Jordan Porter introduced me to her Nola Bars. I snuck a box home and kept them hidden from my husband! Keep reading to tour her desk and get her Grain-Free Carrot Cake Muffins recipe too!

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Home for the Holidays

If it were up to me, I’d rewrite Bing Crosby’s song, White Christmas. The chorus would instead sing, “I’m dreaming of a black and white Christmas…” While I’m at it, I’d tweak the classic Christmas story, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas to make it fitting for our first holiday in San Francisco.  Take a tour of our home here!

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DIY Holiday Wreaths with Grace!

If I can imagine my ideal transition to suburbia / mom / Pinterest / crafting life, this would be it!  I pulled my sister, who was in town from Austin, to spend our Saturday doing a bit of DIY. My talented friend Grace Kim hosted this holiday get together in her gorgeous, chic, and new San Francisco place (take a tour here too).  As if this invite couldn’t have been better, while we crafted, champagne was passed around and her dream boat boyfriend (Grace’s word I just learned to describe awesome significant others) made Shashuka for us to snack on! See how our first time wreaths turned out….

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