Overripe bananas + (nearly) overripe strawberries + an upcoming project launch at the office = reason enough to make Strawberry Banana Bread. I'd had my eye on a recipe for a month or so, and had all of the ingredients readily available. I knew I also wanted to surprise my team with a breakfast treat… Continue reading Strawberry Banana Bread
I had a chance to become reacquainted with my kitchen over the holidays. I took a break from throwing together the usual dinners, and helped prep a meal of steak filets. (I left the cooking to a more seasoned expert.) On another night, I tried a new recipe for smoked chicken with roasted red peppers.… Continue reading Cranberry Coffee Cake
This holiday season, my friend and I decided to host a holiday crafts party. We gathered a small group of friends together and spent the evening noshing on snacks, sipping on wine and assembling button wreaths, holiday cards, popcorn garlands and more. A friend created the stash of berry cute Santa hats pictured above. Sadly,… Continue reading Strawberry Santa Hats and Reindeer Ornaments
Sindy Libby Keahbone and Hannah Keahbone Horace Poolaw Oklahoma City, OK ca. 1930 [photo snapped at the National Museum of the American Indian, For a Love of his People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw exhibit] "Reportedly, Hannah was a rebel. Traditional artist Vanessa Jennings remembered that she defied temperance laws and wore makeup. 'She was… Continue reading Mother-Daughter Style
A quick meal at a spot in Soho made us stop to say, "this looks like autumn on a table!"