I have this tendency to believe that dessert doesn’t count unless it includes chocolate. I originally made strawberry basil ice cream, and while it was delicious, I just felt that it was missing, well, chocolate. So I tried it again, incorporating the chocolate, stracciatella style, in to the recipe and OH.MY.GOODNESS.YES. … that was what it needed! … More Strawberry Basil Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
I remember the first time I designed a logo for myself. I was still in college, and thrilled at the idea of having complete creative freedom in what I was going to make. I went through my well-trained branding exercises of defining core values, considering my target market, researching styles and creating mood boards of … More Oh, The Joy and Pain of Designing Your Own Brand
Who is obsessed with pineapples? I am! Since I was tiny I can’t get enough of them. I have been known to eat an entire pineapple in one sitting. I have even considered paying for a Disneyland ticket just to get one of their pineapple spears (I don’t know why, but they are the absolute BEST, even … More Mexican Pineapple Banana Ice Cream
A wise person once told me (a-hem Matt Monk) that “Being brave isn’t about not being afraid. It’s about being scared to death and doing something anyway.” As humans most of us like to be comfortable but at the same time we hope to improve ourselves or our lives in some way beyond our present condition. Ironically, improving our lives … More Brave
I’ve been wanting start blogging for quite some time as an outlet for my various creative endeavors. I am a designer who has somehow managed to only lightly touch the web up to this point, so in true web fashion this is my “Hello World!” first post! Admittedly I have no idea where or why this is … More Hellooo World!