ON FINDING MY IDENTITY AS A BLOGGER

{me: a self portrait – taken in Galle, Sri Lanka, April 2016} It’s easy to look at someone’s presence on social media and assume you know what their life is like. I know this is probably starting to read a bit like one of those it’s-not-all-perfect-rainbows-and-smoothie-bowls-and-flowers-and-beach-vacation posts, but what I want to do is tell you about my experience, why I’m falling a little bit out of love with social media, and how I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I started this blog in ... Read More
      

BITS & PIECES | 29.05.16

{a bonnet full of roses in Old Dubai} The past couple of weeks have been absolutely manic. I got the chance to work on a big, fancy food shoot (which was scary and exhilarating at the same time), I said goodbye to one of my coolest friends (Anna, who is now off on a new adventure), and I’ve started piecing together what my summer and fall are going to look like. There are so many exciting things happening that it’s been hard not to feel overwhelmed; my eating and exercise routines have definitely suffered because of all ... Read More
      

MY FRIEND YASMINE

A couple of years ago, I decided I needed an inspiring girl gang; a lot of my friends had moved away and I was left with a gaping hole in my life when it came to having girl-friends who I could look up to and talk to about adult things, like what we want to be when we grow up. Since then, I’ve met so many incredible women (in the food world and out of it) who have made me a better person, and who have inspired me with their passion and creativity. Yasmine is one of those people, and here are some of ... Read More
      

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS

…it’s ok to be sad, or frustrated, or angry, or all three. And when you’re done nursing your broken heart and wounded soul, dust yourself off, pick yourself up, and make some darn good lemonade. Also: make this, bake this, drink this, listen to this. x -S ... Read More
      

BITS & PIECES | 27.04.16

This week was one of the busiest weeks I’ve had this year. I had work projects due right, left, and center, and I’ve been nursing a melancholy heart after my trip to Sri Lanka (I was so sad to come back). Despite all of the busy-ness—a welcome distraction, for which I am grateful— I managed to carve out a few quiet moments for myself to relax and recuperate. I’ve got a lot on this weekend and over the coming week, and then I’ll be switching gears into summer mode and getting ready to tak ... Read More
      
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