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Comfort Food

Strawberry Rhubarb Cardamom Crisp

Despite the fact that I essentially throw dinner parties for a living, having people for dinner always makes me a bit nervous. Being the laid-back (ha!) person that I am, I naturally want everything to look beautiful, taste delicious and go perfectly. No pressure. I also always want to make […]


A Day in the Life

As Bird is the Word has moved from just a glimmer in my eye to a living, breathing part of my life, I’ve promised myself that someday I would start an interview series. A series that follows some of my favorite people around for a day, chronicling their lives, their […]

Comfort Food

Spring Lasagna

I’m not a big quote person. I’m not often moved to repin or repost little sayings here and there. I like to be original and come up with my own material most of the time. But every now and then one will strike me just right. And that’s it. I’m […]

Comfort Food

Honey Beet Salad

It’s funny how much humans have in common, and yet how different we are. For some, focusing on living a life based on practical reality is the way to go. They feel safe. Secure. Assured of what is real and what is not. It took me a long time to […]


First Friday at Velour

Last Friday night (are you singing Katy Perry yet?)…last Friday night I made some treats for the third birthday party of a little boutique about a block down from our apartment. Velour is one of the loveliest, most well-curated shops I’ve ever been in and the owners are even more […]


Back to Me

It seems like the fog I’ve been in since the holidays is finally lifting and just this week, I’ve started to feel like myself again. I can see out of the confines of my own head and the future looks less exhausting, and much more exhilarating. It’s a good feeling, […]