the hundred foot journey pre-screening TOMORROW!

Hey everyone! I have something exciting to share with you! We have been invited to check out the new movie The Hundred Foot Journey weeks before it comes out. I am so excited about this film, it looks so whimsey and romantic, centered around food. The best kind of movie if you ask me. I am bringing my family, of course, and we cannot wait to watch and become inspired!

Here are all the details:

Here’s the fine print:
Seats will be first come, first serve. When you RSVP please indicate that your RSVP is for THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY at Regal Pioneer Place. Winners will receive a confirmation email from the Studio.

especially eli giveaway!

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I am so excited about todays giveaway. My dear friends hand makes this beautiful jewelry, another one of those products that pictures never do it justice. She designed this necklace after my logo/header. I am totally in love with the result. And one very lucky reader gets to have this handmade copper necklace.

Thank you so much to Especially Eli for designing and making this. You are very talented. Now you all had better enter, because this is a very awesome giveaway.

The details:

Visit Especially Eli and leave a comment below to enter! A winner will be chosen at random, Thursday, Jan 9th at 5:00PM Pacific time.

The winner will receive this necklace, courtesy of Especially Eli.

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(Me trying to be awesome and show you the necklace. And failing. Really Madey, a bathroom mirror pic? Really?)





carnevale clay giveaway!

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Update: Laurel West is the winner of this giveaway! Thanks for playing!


I’m super excited to be givingaway a beautiful set of mugs from the Etsy shop Carnevale Clay. They hand make the most unique and wonderful clay items for the kitchen. 

Carnevale Clay is giving this set of red cafe mugs to one lucky reader! Thanks so much to Carnevale Clay for doing this giveaway with us, it’s so fun. And trust me lucky winner, these mugs are even better in person.

The details:

Just visit their store, and leave a comment below!

A winner will be chosen at random Thursday, December 5th at 5:00PM Pacific time.

Set includes two handmade clay mugs.

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If anyone is interested in doing a giveaway with shoot me an email at:

goodies from europe giveaway!


Update: Especially Eli was the random winner of this giveaway! Thanks for everyone who entered! It was so fun to hear from all of you. I have some more giveaways in the making so stay tuned!

Guys! I brought you back something from my trip! Chocolate from Switzerland, a classic reindeer cookie cutter from Salzburg as well as a awesome giant wooden spoon from Austria! This is the first giveaway that I have done on the blog and I am so excited to share some sweet stuff from the places I visited.


Here are the details:

Includes, an awesome giant wooden spoon, reindeer cookie cutter (about 3 inches), and two dark chocolate (72% coco) bars!

To enter, just leave a comment! (Keeping it simple this first time around!) Deadline to enter is November 14th by 5pm Pacific time. Winner will be chosen by random.

So excited to share with you!