35 weeks

July 15, 2009

Rama soothes the baby* at our breastfeeding class. He’s a natural. [*No actual babies were harmed, or soothed, in this photograph.] Two more months have passed by, and I haven’t let out so much as a peep, have I? I don’t really know what to say or how to explain it. I have been so […]


my time in the sun

March 16, 2009

Remnants of breakfast in the little kitchen nook On Sunday morning, I ate breakfast in the kitchen nook, soaking in the morning light. It was a moment I’d been daydreaming about for weeks, since we first visited the house. I checked my email, read the paper and made a list for the farmer’s market. And, […]



December 4, 2008

Looking down and up, as I wait for friends at Brand Park As things start to get rushed and I start to get frazzled this season, I am trying to remember that I can press pause any time. Yesterday, I sat in an empty park and spent 5 minutes watching the world around me. It […]


los colores de méxico

November 18, 2008

I thought I’d been to Mexico, but after our trip to San Miguel de Allende, I’ve decided my jaunts to Tijuana, Rosarito and Cozumel don’t really count. Like so many people do, I fell in love with the warm and colorful town. There was inspiration around every single corner.


i voted

November 4, 2008

Photo by Rama You should too.



October 28, 2008

A glimpse at the amazing villa where we stayed, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico We’re back. Mexico was delightful, the wedding was beautiful, and I am wiped out! I have a gazillion photos to go through, a few deadlines to hit and some laundry to do. But all I want to do is bake chocolate […]


life is sweet

September 28, 2008

I treated myself to this scrumptious cupcake from Frosted in Long Beach after a tiring client meeting two weeks ago. It’s a quiet Sunday evening. Rama’s working in the office, and I am sitting in our comfy chair in the corner of the living room, waiting for soup to simmer and pizza dough to rise. […]



September 17, 2008

My piece inspired by and created from the woods during Penelope’s Earth Project class When I showed up Thursday morning to Penelope’s Earth Project class, I had no idea what to expect. I was just happy to go outside. The project: Make a piece of art using our surroundings based on what we want or […]


almost perfect scoop

September 5, 2008

Rice Krispy Treat ice cream I finally made my first batch of homemade ice cream with the KitchenAid attachment we got for our wedding 2 1/2 years ago and oh my gosh. Why didn’t I do this sooner? It was so easy and so good. As an experiment—because according to Rama the whole fun of […]


good people doing good things

August 29, 2008

Happy Labor Day Weekend, everyone! It seems I may have spoken too soon. The weather forecast promises 90-degree heat, so we’ve got plans for another swim or two, along with some homemade ice cream and messy art making. Good summery fun. If you find yourself needing something to do, check out some of my new […]


  • I'm Christine, and this is a slice of my life—a sweet, rich, wildly indulgent slice that would taste really good with a scoop of Breyers vanilla bean ice cream. Read more >>

  • I run a darling, friendly, little graphic design studio.
    I look on the bright side.
    I take photos. Lots of photos.
    I wish on stars and on websites.

  • I built my first web site 7 years ago and got 15 seconds of fame. (It changed my life.)
    I launched, then relaunched, an online magazine.
    I admitted to several embarrassing crushes.
    I consumed more bacon than any human should and lived to tell the tales.

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