in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

For all you hummus lovers out there, it seems there is no end to the possibilities that can be made from mixing beans, tahini, salt & lemon juice with whatever it seems you have on hand. This recipe was created right around the time that I first made and shot the recipe for my last post, and since then I'm sure there have been more…

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Hey friends! First of all, I have to acknowledge it's been a little while. I hope you are all enjoying the spring in those parts where it's arrived, and it's still hard to believe here in the PNW that many areas of the globe are still covered in snow. Our front yard is now exploding with spring beauty, including a few baby seedlings planted in…

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Change. It's a wonderful thing. As the seasons change, so do we, and one can never expect that things will remain the same, not ever, and why would we? There are so many wonderful things to do and experience! Sometimes it's all about the little things, like that water you never drink in the morning? These are the things YOU can do, right now. Just…

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I had a great conversation the other day with a good creative friend of mine. This person is a songwriter, and music is a passion - I should say a fairly prominent and driving passion in this person's life. As with all creative folks from time to time, my dear friend is currently struggling with a writer's block, a long and seemingly endless drought of…

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One of the great things about classics is they really never go out of style. Just this week, I got chatting about recipe ideas with a good friend, and mentioned to her that I'd been thinking of ways to round out the recipe offering here on the blog. We had a bit of a laugh at what is not surprising in the least: that the…

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It stands true that there is nothing more powerful than a get together of like-minded souls. I was honored in the past week to play host to a group of people that are indeed, very special to me. They are special to me for their friendship, and they are special to me for their talents, energy, support, and most of all their desire to do…

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It's safe to say it's just about Springtime here in the west. The birds are singing their songs, the days are stretching out before us with natural ease, and everything seems to be waking up from a long deep sleep. Everything seems (just a little) lighter, and anything that doesn't feel light suddenly feels, well, heavy and burdensome. So I'm ready. So ready! Ready for…

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