Wishing we could put this couple in our pocket and take them with us! Miss you already you two! #summerinlondon (at Barrica Tapas Bar)


Sunset over St. Paul’s! (at Madisons / Moet & Chandon Bar, St Pauls)

Erik’s 4 (to 10) hour lasagna, made by yours truly in a mere 4.5, and with only a half bottle of wine consumed! Seriously I have dreamt about this lasagna. Thank you to my mom who follows Erik around and writes down how he makes his delicious food! (at summer in london)

Notting Hill Carnival. Featuring massive amounts of rain, dancing in said rain at the jungle/drum & bass stage, watching people doing drugs in front of the police, and endless amounts of jerk seasoned food. Reminded me of Mardi Gras. Took us an hour to walk 10 blocks home, but worth witnessing the spectacle. A new side of our hood for sure! (at Notting Hill Carnival)

#ThatsHowWeCarnival Jamaican Jerk beef and pineapple meatballs with jerk BBQ sauce. Jerk chicken on a watercress cilantro salad with mango, avocado and a lime dressing. Fiery potatoes that really packed some heat. Jerk beef & green curry puffs. Not pictured: avocado cilantro creamy dip & grilled pineapples with chili, vanilla ice cream & a rum sauce. NOM NOM NOM. (at summer in london)


In January of 2009, Faris told me that he was going to cook a curry for me. It may have taken 5 years, but tonight it happened. I did absolutely nothing and he produced one of my favorite Thai Green Curries to date! Nice one, honey! (at summer in london)

An alien flower on the streets of shoreditch! This is actually real!

Gah I love this guy! (at Saatchi Gallery)

Waashi tape, meet nail polish.
#nailsofthefuture (at summer in london)


Weekend in the English countryside with good friends, games, fires (in fireplaces), long walks, fresh picked berries, entirely too much wine and great conversations, mostly over delicious food by David, who I wish lived-in with us! #livingthedream


Last minute lunch - a summer tart I cobbled together: asparagus (hiding), broccoli, red onions and blue cheese. Served with watercress and freshly ground pepper. Yum. (at summer in london)

Haven’t seen this cutie since 2005 when we were both camp counselors at @blueridgecamp :) Heart you @jordanzoltan! (at Villandry Grand Cafe)

London street art #latergram


Faris signed his book deal! It’s in the post! I’m married to an author!

Unboxing of our wedding photos! Thank you for such a treat @helencawtephotography!! (at the sweyn)