Chickpea Salad.

Sometimes the last thing I want to do before bed is make my lunch. This recipe came together pretty quickly, while I was waiting for dinner to finish simmering one night. It's really a hodge podge of stuff from my fridge and pantry but the flavors seem to come together nicely, making a satisfying, 2

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So long February.

We're at the end of February! I feel like it's been ages since the year started but thankfully,there is so much of 2015 still left! This month I've cooked up a storm, checked out a new band, explored Tiburon, worked a sweat (ahhhhh SoulCycle), watched the Patriots win the Superbowl (like I ever thought they'd lose.....sorry,

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Friday Favorites.

1) 2015 New York Fashion Week with Marc Jacobs       The last bow for NYFW came from Marc Jacobs this year, with the designer streaming the show live online. In my opinion, the collection was excellent; 12 minutes of shine, sheer, and sparkle adorned models (close to 50? I lost count), trotting down the runway in

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Friday Favorites.

1) 3 Bean Carrot-Spinach Soup from Food Fashion Party       I'm a big fan of lentils. They are tasty in soups, stews, salads, so much. This looks like a great soup, full of lentils and vegetables, all infused in Indian spices.  Image via Food Fashion Party 2) Dior Addict Lip Glow from Dior       I finally tried

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Friday Favorites.

A quick collection from other bloggers, publications, and retailers, here are a few of my favorite discoveries from this week! 1) Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Annie Leibovitz, Feb 2010 from Vogue      So many memorable photos have come from Vogue over the years, all of which are available in the magazine's online archive that spans

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Friday Favorites.

 1) Make Your Own Natural Beeswax Candles from DIY Natural       Candle making is something I have been really interested in lately. DIY Natural has the most comprehensive and informative write-up on candle making I’ve come across, even tells you where you can find some of the materials necessary! 2) Coastal Trail to Alamere Falls

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Friday Favorites.

 1) NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Mysterious Red from NARS Cosmetics      It's back! Last year, NARS released limited edition Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, Mysterious Red. It basically flew off the shelves, but I was lucky enough to snag one of the last ones from the Fillmore location in SF. It is the perfect crimson red matte

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Hello 2015.

With the fresh start the new year brings, I have been thinking a lot about what I want to accomplish this year, as I'm sure many of you are doing as well. Rachel Gadiel, writer of Nourish, a lifestyle blog, wrote 8 statements that make up her "manifesto" for 2015. It's Rachel's way to create

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Why?

As I’ve slowly been telling people that I’m starting a blog, I’ve been asked the same question over and over, why? Being so far away from many of my friends and family, I’m hoping this becomes a way to stay in touch, letting my loved ones experience a piece of my life in San Francisco.

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