Monthly Archives: April 2015

White Chocolate Blondies

If you’re tired of ordinary brownies, or just a big sucker for white chocolate like me, then you have to try blondies. The warmer springtime weather is enough to make me switch the usual brunette confections for their golden counterparts. I used this recipe, but slightly browned the butter and sprinkled fleur de sel on […]

Homemade Lemonade

Today, we got the first real summer touch of the year. There is nothing that quenches my thirst on a sunny day quite as well as an icy glass of homemade lemonade. It’s tart & sweet and so refreshing — whether it’s a classic, a fruity lemonade infused with herbs or flowers*, a crisp version […]

Common Skin Care Mistakes (You May Not Even Know You’re Making)

[At Kiehl’s for a professional skin analysis] My early 20s were kind of a disaster in terms of skin care — I didn’t always wash my face before bed, forgot sunscreen regularly and whenever I had a blemish, I’d attack it within minutes. Fast forward to my thirties and I’m seeing some of that carelessness […]