and I’m so happy you’re here.
My life and work are inspired by a simple philosophy: you are already h(om)e.
17 Sep 2020
Early Fall Style
There’s a chill in the air. Can you feel it? Fall is coming. I’m usually so excited this time of year to dive into my closet and pull out all of my fall clothes, but 2020 has deflated my spirit. Who needs to wear real clothes anymore? Just throw on a decent top for Zoom calls and call it a day. Sigh.
14 Sep 2020
I’m obsessed with labneh. Obsessed. I literally find a way to put it in/on anything. To me, it’s everything I love about yogurt, cream cheese, and crème fraiche. I love to add a spoonful to my salads, or enjoy it as a snack with fruit and honey, or with chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
23 Jul 2020
Allow me to introduce you to my house cocktail, the Rosemary Paloma. It’s a refreshing summer drink featuring my booze of choice: tequila. Besides being delicious and easy to make, what I love about it is that it’s not too sweet. The rosemary simple syrup adds a subtle savory note to this citrusy cocktail.
22 Jul 2020
Summer Mood Board
Summer is here and I honestly couldn’t be happier to be shifting into a more relaxed, spacious mood. Despite the fact that my stress levels remain unchanged, I feel less reactive and more responsive. Even as COVID continues to turn life upside-down, life at home seems to have settled into a rhythm.
28 May 2020
Foundational Sequence: Ardha Chandrasana
Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose) is the perfect pose to practice cultivating a playful approach to balance. It’s categorized as an open twist standing pose with the front thigh in a position and effort of external rotation. If you think this pose is easy, I have some bad news for you: Ardha Chandrasana is haaaaaaard. In fact, in my opinion it’s one of the most underestimated and misunderstood postures in the entire standing pose lexicon, right up there with Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) which I like to refer to as the black hole of yoga.
19 May 2020
Spring Mood Board
It has been a challenge to write this post. To be fair, it has been a challenge to do almost anything these days. I don’t feel much like writing—I just don’t have the energy. How can I write about my mood when I can barely even manage it? It’s all over the goddamn place, oscillating between hopelessness and hope, despair and calm, heartbreak and joy. I’m trying my best to ride the wave but man, it’s exhausting.