How to Make the Most Delicious Pasta With Peas

Let’s play a game, shall we? I’m thinking of something… …that sits in our cupboards and waves at us during a busy week. Even when we’ve made a promise to eat Real Things for dinner, it calls our name and suddenly it’s the only truly feasible option — tossed with butter and olive oil and parmesan and on our table in… Read More

Quiet Mornings

This morning we went for walk… And the ocean was so still and quiet and clear that I ended up being transfixed on the beach, taking photos and watching one lone cormorant dive for breakfast. Doesn’t the ocean look like glass? Meanwhile, back in my yard, the lilacs are finally blooming, and they smell like heaven. I just… Read More

On Body Image

Over the years my weight has fluctuated — five pounds up, seven pounds down…it all depends on the season, how busy I am, my stress level, etc. Sometimes I feel good and happy about my body, and sometimes I don’t. When I feel good about it, I actually don’t think about it much. I go about my… Read More


I hope everyone is having a sweet weekend filled with buttermilk pancakes and silly jokes and feet on the coffee table. Some links for you… A song for your Saturday. How to look smart in a book club. The best hostess gift, hands down. Would you stay in one of these lonely houses? Incredible images.… Read More