Petite Creme

September 15, 2014

The postman rang twice. A delivery from Bonne Maman, and one from Stonyfield, too! A look under the lids… …together with some almond milk, oats… …wheat germ, and chia seeds. Ah, oui! Feeling pretty accomplished this Monday after washing my makeup brushes AND changing my water filter.  Hope you’re off to a good week!

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Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

September 12, 2014

Oh, take me back to Ojai!!!  Here’s the magical place we stayed – The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa.  Situated on a golf course… …with majestic grounds and many pools.  My tip – go to the spa one if you want shade/quiet! I didn’t actually utilize any of the spa services or classes… …mostly we hung […]

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Beachwood Cafe

August 28, 2014

Abe and I love driving around the Hollywood Hills after our (bi-weekly) vegan gelato trips to Scoops.  Often, we’ll end up passing Beachwood Cafe, which looks so cozy and comforting… …we finally took the time to stop in – and I’m so thrilled we did. I loved everything about this place, from its design… …to […]

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The Ube Ube Shake

July 28, 2014

Abe and I were on a writing deadline, so this weekend has been all business… …quick muesli (<—click for recipe) and a stop by M Cafe’s BBQ celebration… …we also squeezed in two movies for motivation, and when we finished Sunday night – a celebration! Oinkster’s Ube Shake – actually stronger in Coconut Ice Cream flavor. […]

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July 3, 2014

Larabar makes Granola now! Actually, it’s grain-free, so they’re calling it “Renola.”  Which makes me sing the Ricola song in my head every time I open a sample…probably not their intention. I prefer more clumps, personally – but who knows if that’s even possible with a vegan granola… …ordinarily this plum would’ve gone on top, […]

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