Month: July 2017

Cozy Essentials Part 2: Lighting

Cozy Essentials Part 2: Lighting

Light – it’s a magical element in so many ways. Before electricity (the discovery of fire even), we had no control of light. We were only able to see when the sun was shining and in the mysterious light of a full moon. But in […]

Cozy Essentials Part 1: Setting the Table

Cozy Essentials Part 1: Setting the Table

In a never ending conquest to be economical and efficient, my parents would do things like tear paper towels in half to be used and save extra plastic utensils from take-out meals. They even decided, that for a period of time we would eat off of […]

Petit Crenn gives a new meaning to “Soul Food”

Petit Crenn gives a new meaning to “Soul Food”

“My signature is serving memories.” -Dominique Crenn I first heard of Dominique Crenn while watching the Netflix original series, Chef’s Table. I loved each an every one of the chefs’ stories featured in this romantic series, but you could say the nostalgic essence and recollective soul of […]

San Francisco by Muni

San Francisco by Muni

Day three in San Francisco was explored like a local on the SF Muni, an extremely convenient mode of transportation that’s equally entertaining as walking around the city because you get to see all sorts of interesting characters on board. They day started off with […]

San Francisco, The City by the Bay

San Francisco, The City by the Bay

Ahh San Francisco, I can see why so many people fall in love with you. I sure took to your funky spirit and hidden gems tucked away in the most unsuspecting places. The last time I visited San Francisco I hit the main attractions like […]

Napa Valley Romance

Napa Valley Romance

Day two of my San Francisco trip called for a major change of pace. I was ready to take it slow in wine country up in Napa Valley. I found the 90 minute car ride from home was the perfect amount of time for me […]

The Cozy Factors

The Cozy Factors

So, why the decision to dive into cozy and nostalgic experiences with food? Since I was a child, I absolutely loved to cook. But for the longest time, I never truly asked myself why. I’ve discovered that cooking has always been my way of making someone happy and […]

Comfort Food Diaries: A Maui Girl at Heart

Comfort Food Diaries: A Maui Girl at Heart

I was never the terribly creative type, but when it comes to food I see it as a form of self-expression. Whether you are the one eating the food or the one making the food, your meal is ultimately a reflection of you. I find […]