Even if just for moment, wouldn’t it be so lovely to think about gathering all the people you care about and who have made an impact in your life to gather in one room? Funny how some things seem so far attainable, but yet it happens every day. This blog, for instance, and many of your blogs and websites are gathering places for exactly that.
This is why we made our Life Recipe Video for New Year last year. You’re all part of the most » Read the full story →
gathering from the garden again, it’s Spring: meyer lemons & thyme
It’s Friday and we’re excited to be home sweet home for the weekend in our own beds, warm with Sierra doggie cuddles. And to see the garden in pre-Spring blooms is extra exciting!
The last 2 weeks of travel have been so fabulous because of the new people that we were able to finally meet. Though we are on the road and in the air to reach destinations for work, shoots, workshops or conferences » Read the full story →
iphone photograph from instagram
Our bags are officially unpacked for the next 2 weeks and it feels so great to not be living out of a suitcase. The last 2 weeks have been a bit crazy, even for our normally busy schedule.
Within 10 days accomplished the following: we drove to and attended the WPPI conference in Las Vegas (yeah – Vegas baby!); a mere 12 hours later we were on a flight to Nashville to speak at the Blissdom conference; then after getting home, we » Read the full story →
This week, exactly 16 years ago, we met in a itty bitty coffee house. Todd was behind the counter serving espresso’s and Diane walked in thirsty for a mocha. We talked about food, art, camping, motorcycles and gardening. Todd whipped up a mocha and added a rum flavoring to Diane (for free). Diane blushed, loves free stuff, and drank the magic potion and was smitten throughout the evening.
That’s our love story in a nutshell and sixteen years later, that scene still exists. Every morning » Read the full story →
I remember a tweet from Olga of @Sassyradish about a year ago sharing the news that she had left her career on Wall Street. Olga was a risk taker, a determined dreamer and I very impressed. I love people who take chances.
She plunged head first into what she really loved to do, and that was food and writing. I knew from that moment on that her blog would be breathing a new energy from a woman living a life with intention. I love people » Read the full story →
Gardening is often a test of patience in both playing in the dirt and navigating life. Weeding, sowing seeds, trimming, clipping, pulling, building plots, aching backs and harvesting a little bit everyday is like a life metaphor. It seems as if each garden task tests tests our patience and endurance for everything outside the walls of our home farm.
Take for instance, these cipolla onions we sowed last year in November 2010. These gorgeous Southern Italian long red onions would be new to our garden » Read the full story →