The White Barn Edna Valley

Able to accomodate 300, the barn itself is incredible spacious and open. I love that the lighting is already so dialed for our clients. One less thing to worry about and plan! However, the grounds were just spectacular. Bright green lawns, fragrant roses, and pepper trees swaying in the breeze. I adore how creative they were with the lighting, allowing …

All Natural Bedtime Pillow Mist with essential oil

First add your distilled water and then witch hazel. If you don’t have witch hazel you can use vodka or rubbing alcohol as well. I know vodka sounds crazy, but basically you want a carrier agent that is alcohol based so that you are not ruining your fabric, plus the vodka will evaporate quickly to avoid staining or damaging fabric- …

DIY Standing Farmhouse Sink

There is nothing fancy about this structure. No dovetails or 45 degree cuts. Simply use wood glue and wood screws to attach all four pieces at right angles to make a square. Start by assembling the base square. My above cut list reflects the size of my sink, so your cuts may need to vary a bit if you attempt …

Vegan Mac n Cheese

Inspired by the brightly colored butternut squash I was gifted from a friend’s garden, I decided to play around with making a vegan mac n cheese that used the brightly colored veggie to enhance a vegan “cheese” sauce that I knew my kiddos would gobble up. My kids are not vegan, but I totally believe in having a balance of …

Roasted Carrots with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Thanksgiving is definitely my favorite holiday. Not only do I love the colors this time of year but this holiday is a combo of two of my favorite things- food and family!! I have a huge Italian family so when we gather around the table there is usually about 50 to 60 of us giving thanks. Our spread usually involves …