Hey 👋! Sending out my calmest and warmest ways of being on this grey Sunday. I’m spending most of this weekend working while my man fixes up some things around the house, but that’s about it for us. I think we might be squeezing in a movie night and a trip to the gym if we’re lucky ;) We’re getting our downstairs measured for new floors next week and all of my excitement is focused on that, nerdy as it sounds. When we moved into the house, we kind of clambered to get furniture into our living and dining area. Now that we have the space and time, we’re doing a more mindful/permanent refresh. Greige oak-y floors, cozier couch, lovingly distressed and chipped white dining room table, new shelving, and antique brass/indigo/blush everywhere essentially.
While I dream about all of that, I’ve been putting a great new book to work in my kitchen. Ashley Melillo’s Blissful Basil, like her blog of the same name, has a special way of making you happy just by looking at it. One of the things that I love about my job is that I get to be on the receiving end of new cookbook promotions. Ashley’s sincerity and want for a better world through food rings so true in this book. It’s a surprisingly rare thing! I feel connected to her worldview just by reading and working through the pages. View full post »