Thoughts and updates for January 2019

Happy happy new year. I’m still here. Sometimes. In the weird case that you’re reading this and wondering where the hell I’ve been, here’s a sort-of concise primer on the things I’m feeling today, so far this year, etc.     I’m on day 13 of no sweets or processed foods for the month of January.  It’s surprisingly not difficult in a physiological sense. It’s … Continue reading Thoughts and updates for January 2019

Kitchen magic: how an olive oil cake landed me my first internship in LA

What feels like a lifetime ago, I was an aspiring plus sized model visiting Los Angeles. It was spring of 2013, and I had just wrapped my first-ever professional photo shoot for a new makeup line. I fell in love with Los Angeles at first sight. Creatives aren’t ashamed of their ambitions in LA; they embrace the hustle. Friendships are also built-in networking allies, and … Continue reading Kitchen magic: how an olive oil cake landed me my first internship in LA

The only pie dough recipe you’ll ever need

[wprm-recipe-jump id=”234″ text=”Skip to the recipe!”]   Perhaps it was a mix of societal messaging and my own impatience, but I always shrugged math and science off as subjects that didn’t concern me. Numbers made me sweat. Not for a lack of effort, I had to take behavioral stats TWICE in college and only got a C- on my second laborious go around. I approached … Continue reading The only pie dough recipe you’ll ever need