All posts tagged: Spring

APRIL // Things We Love

Spring is in full bloom in Northern California. There’s nothing like this time of year, driving through the hills painted with California poppy and lupin flowers. Its magic! We’re still getting some ‘spring showers’ and can’t help feeling grateful for the rain, but also nostalgic for full on warm and sunny days. Until then, we’re […]

Cooking: A Practice in Self-love

Its taken me a while to see cooking as a devotion. Many people in our world speak about cooking as being some sort of burden or drudgery. Something to be avoided at all costs. Definitely not something to be enjoyed or to seek relaxation in. Especially, after a long day at the office. I get […]

MARCH // Things We Love

To our surprise, spring came early this year in Northern California. Its as if one morning we woke up from a winter dream to find nature in bloom. The first to display their spring songs were the acacia trees dangling bright gold tassels from feathery leaves. Quickly after the first shimmer of gold appeared on the […]

Spring Vinegars

Spring Vinegars. Recently I found two vulture feathers. I saw them as a message to be more resourceful and to utilize the abundance that surrounds us. Vultures are scavenger birds who patiently soar above until the deceased offer their bodies back to the earth. Death offers life to these creatures. A symbol of transformation and […]

Creamy Carrot Soup

Spring surprised us today with cool weather and unbelievably blue skies! The middle of Spring in Florida feels more like sweltering summer creeping in, not sweater weather. So I was pleasantly pleased to pull my covers off and put my feet on cool hardwood floors. Drinking my tea on the back patio, I was transported […]