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Barnwood Floor Mat

Yippy skippy! Recently I placed an order for a barnwood floor mat online and today…zippity doo da! It came!!! ItView full post »

Lime Butter Snowbars

These are an old family favorite of ours…except we traditionally do the lemon version. I made these for St. PattyView full post »

Huevos Rancheros Pizza

Wow. Today I took my sister’s advice and made a pizza on the grill. I had seen a post last week from SmittenView full post »

Laura’s kiddos

Today I got to go out with one of my friends from high school to take pics of her daughter and her boyfriend’sView full post »

2010 Rockies Planning Committee

The Rockie Awards is Idaho’s advertising awards ceremony. I am on the planning committee this year with a group ofView full post »

Happy Birthday Gustopher

Happy Birthday to the light (and dark) of our lives. The above photo is Gus on his first day at home. He was 6 weeks oldView full post »

Addictive Peanut Butter Balls

AKA, crack cocaine. Crunchy, sweet, a little salty. Perfection. These photos are from the second, count it, second batchView full post »

Textures in Photography

I’ve been seeing textures used in photography more and more lately. They kind of freaked me out but I really likedView full post »

Adriatic Fig, Chevre and Sage Flatbread

I had purchased some pre-made pizza dough from my grocer’s the other day. Today was my last day to use it and IView full post »

Mozzarella, Basil and Sun-dried Tomato Pie

I think I finally did it. I finally made “good” pizza. I have had many semi-successful attempts butView full post »

My sister ROCKS! Don’t you think?

My sister rocks. That’s all there really is to it! She is the ultra-mom-martha-stewart-rockstar-creative-freak-of-View full post »

Tomato Basil Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 5 tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 – 28 oz cans whole tomatoes Salt and pepper Fresh basil,View full post »

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

This is a personal favorite of mine. Pasta compliments of Ferranti Fresh Pasta INGREDIENTS: Butternut squash ravioli 8View full post »

Paglia e Fieno with Sun-dried Tomato and Radicchio

“Straw & Hay” pasta – green and tan. Recipe and pasta compliments of Ferranti Fresh Pasta This isView full post »

Carrots, Chevre and Parsley Pasta

A very close friend of mine recently asked me to shoot some pasta for a local pasta company. Ferranti Fresh Pasta isView full post »

Happy Birthday Big Guy

Today is my hubby’s 2-9 er. Happy Birthday Nick! Love you!View full post »

Serendipitous Lunch: Homemade Tamales

Let me preface this post with a brief description of my love for tamales. I liken the connection to that between HarryView full post »

New Idaho Indie Works Store Opens TODAY In Downtown Boise

A couple of years ago I was fortunate enough to join forces with one of the most incredibly talented groups of localView full post »

Evan and Natalie

This weekend we took an annual trip with a group of friends over to the coast for the Newport Seafood and Wine festivalView full post »

And the rest of Tucson

Ok…before I get too behind on this, I am just going to post the rest of my Tucson pics now. I am on my way to theView full post »

Day 4 – Old Tucson Studios

We started Tuesday with a nice round of tennis at some courts that we poached in a nearby neighborhood. We grew upView full post »

Day 3 – The Barrio

I don’t know if I had mentioned this before but this trip marked the first time I was meeting my brother’sView full post »

Day 2 – Super Bowl Sunday

And somehow, on one of the best days to have my camera out…it stayed in the case while all of the family was overView full post »

Day 1 in Tucson – Gem Show

My first full day in Tucson was spent shopping at the gem show. The gem showwas my ultimate reason for heading south butView full post »


After what felt like a very short, 10-day trip I am back home in Boise. I had the most amazing time down South, despiteView full post »

What do these 3 things have in common?

My hopes and dreams for the next 10 days. Allow me to elaborate. This might get long. I can talk for days about Tucson.View full post »

Miss Nelson and the Industrial Park

I would like to take a moment to thank Dave and Daleen Nelson of Boise, ID for making such a photogenic daughter. Ok&#View full post »

Ella Avery Maka-dang-dang

Sorry for the delay. I assure you I have been here lingering. Two weeks ago I took a trip to Seattle and stayed with myView full post »

Holy Chocolate Meringue Pie Batman

This weekend I rented “Julie and Julia.” It was pretty cute. Not amazing. In fact, it didn’t reallyView full post »

Jeeeeewels moi ha ha

This weekend was long overdue. I was able to tackle a few of the items on my resolution list. I went to the gym and IView full post »