Happy Birthday to Me

It’s my birthday! Which, for me, signals a time of great eatin’s (and reflection). It has been a quick year, filled with various food adventures and calamities. I found out I was (sorta) lactose intolerant, I was told to stop eating red meat (among other things) for my cholesterol, I fell out of shape, I tried to get back into shape, I cooked spaetzle, I … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me

A Cure for the Mondays: RAINBOW CUPCAKES!!!

I recently turned 25. So far being a quarter-century old has been pretty awesome. For example, my friend Whitney (who I’ve known since 2005-ish–so, for 6+ years?! This is what being old feels like…) made RAINBOW CUPCAKES for me! I took about twenty-five thousand pictures. Here are a few to beat your Monday blues… There’s something psychedelic about these cupcakes… like a lava lamp, or … Continue reading A Cure for the Mondays: RAINBOW CUPCAKES!!!

Snack Trek: GETTY VILLA PICNIC- The Savories

Saturday’s birthday surprise excursion picnic was so epic that posting all of the pictures in one post would prove… unwieldy. (And I should know– I’m the queen of too-long posts.) I decided to split the experience into three posts– The Savories, The Sweets, and The Villa. (As you’ll see, the villa has a few built-in snacks of its own.) This post is The Savories. Not … Continue reading Snack Trek: GETTY VILLA PICNIC- The Savories

Snack Trek: PIZZERIA MOZZA (AKA Oompah Loompahs & Mozza Pizza)

Have you guys heard the news? Pizza will save your life! So it felt very appropriate that I had a pizza birthday dinner planned post hangover-of-near-death, post cemetery screening. (And that article is an excuse to eat more pizza with total confidence.) On Saturday I rallied just in time to go to the Cinespia screening of WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Hollywood Forever … Continue reading Snack Trek: PIZZERIA MOZZA (AKA Oompah Loompahs & Mozza Pizza)