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A Love Story About Larabar

Holistic Living Uncategorized Wellness

The last couple of weeks have been filled to the brim with places to be and things to do. Things that make me deeply happy. Places that quiet me down long enough to hear myself breathe. People that teach me about my body, my spirit and support me in peeling back the layers to reunite with who I already know myself to be. We’ve stayed up baking until 1 am, shipped out 40+ boxes with sore feet and happy hearts.…

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A Girl, a Boy, Portland + Velvet Overalls

Explore Wear Winter

This was a pretty special trip to Portland. Not only was this trip special because of the black-velvet overalls I’ll be donning in this post, but this trip was different than other times we’ve visited Portland because this time, I was headed down there for business. My business. My baby. Moon Cycle Bakery and I have been having deeper heart-to-hearts since last April and to go on my first official “business trip” had me nervous + giddy — I’d imagine…

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Namastay Curious: Yoga Teacher Training

Holistic Living Winter Yoga

Have you ever had that moment where you feel outside of your body, looking in? A kind of witnessing and noticing with a childlike curiosity and intrigue. Only, you’re curious about yourself. You’re intrigued by your inner workings; what makes you tick, what triggers you, why you love the color yellow so much, why you carry grief in your chest. That’s yoga for me. Now, Brian has a different story. His started in high school with a joint and the…

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Gluten-Free + Dairy-Free Comfort Food

Holistic Living Winter

Before I talk about why I chose to go gluten-free, let me start with this: my Dad is 100% Italian, with both parents originating from outside of Naples. This meant that growing up I was introduced to some of the best authentic, homemade Italian cooking all the way from pasta sauce and antipasti to sausage and raisin pizza (my favorite), eggplant parm and Italian cookies. The food acted as twine, binding the family together, but what resulted in the outcome of…

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Hello, 2018.

Real Life Winter Words

2018… You met us with a broken oil burner, chimney fire, heated blankets, mama cuddles, missed flights, cancelled flights, head colds, father + daughter shared revelations, bomb cyclone, new slippers, My Cousin Vinny and so much love and gratitude. This year feels different. This isn’t “new year, new me” — this is new year meet Devon; you have met many times before, 28 to be exact, and every time you give her a piece that she’s been wondering about. Lately,…

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