help yourself: a new cookbook for kids.

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there’s a charming new cookbook out for kids and i just happen to live next door to its author — illustrator and activist for a new generation of healthy kids, ruby roth of we don’t eat animals. ruby’s written a new plant-based cookbook teaching kids how to cook all kinds of healthy food options — for themselves: the help yourself cookbook for... 
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sneak peek: the elysian edit.

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i’ve been a fan of the refined eye of jessica comingore long before moving to los angeles. but now, as neighbors we’ve been having sort of a ‘mutual admiration society’ — i shared her lovely home here on the blog in november, and now on her recently updated site the elysian edit, jessica is sharing mine. jessica took some really pretty pictures... 
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simple matters.

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as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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good reads: dwell.

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i think of this incredible retreat as more of an adult playhouse, than a grownup’s home — with everything you ever dreamed of coming to life in one very stunning setting. recently featured in dwell magazineĀ , and photographed beautifully by brian w. ferry — one of my favorite photographers, this is a modern rustic home and barn, complete with its own ‘sauna... 
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zine-mania!

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last weekend i had a few girls over for an al fresco evening of fish tacos (say that three times fast!) and the lovely jen gotch asked what she could bring. since i told her i had it covered, she ever-so-kindly brought me this fabulous hostess gift. before coming over she’d been at Printed Matter’s Los Angeles Art Book Fair and uponĀ seeing this very cool box of... 
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