If you’ve ever read or watched Eat, Pray, Love, you’ve heard this phrase before. In the memoir, Elizabeth Gilbert explains that she learns this from an Italian who says, “La Dolce Far Niete,” which seems to mean to take pleasure in the stillness and moment of relaxation. In the book, her Italian friends comment that this is … More The Sweetness of Doing Nothing
Hello friends, I’ve finalized my October playlist and I’m so excited to share it with you! It’s got lots of feel good, folk, and indie tunes to do all the autumn things. Whether you’re baking pumpkin bread, hiking the Blue Ridge, or picking apples, it’s sure to make you smile. Happy listening!
It all started last year. Following all these health gurus and forever finding fun, healthy recipes, I was seeing matcha everywhere. At first I didn’t really get it…Is it tea? Coffee? What is this magical powder people are obsessed with? I finally decided to try this new drink when visiting a local coffee shop, Odd’s Cafe. They … More 5 Reasons I Switched To Matcha
Hello dear friends, I know it’s not surprising that I just had to share a recipe after my travels in Thailand. But this recipe was actually inspired by a specific dish I had in a vegan restaurant in Khon Kaen. We were splitting a bunch of dishes as a table when the girl sitting beside … More Thai Noodle Bowl with Fresh Herbs
Just like that, it’s September. I love this time of the year because it feels like new beginnings. School has started all across the U.S. The daytime still looks like summer while the evenings start to feel like fall. And there’s nothing more refreshing than that first autumn breeze. This month, I’ve got a playlist … More September Breeze
Hello dear friends, When I first sat down to begin this blogpost I thought, “Where do I begin?” How could I possibly sum up the adventures, friendships, and magic I had experienced? There’s so much I want to share (as you will soon notice); where do I start? So, I decided to start here: by … More 5 Things I Learned in Thailand
Hello dear friends! It has been a bit of a world wind around here. The summer has started off much busier than expected, but the good thing about that is it feels much longer than a month so far. After a week at home, I’m off on my big summer adventure: Thailand. My incredible sister … More Summer Colors