I love this time of year and can’t wait to see what the rest of The Inspired Plate comes up with for our October Challenge, Seasonal Fall Dishes. I was recently inspired by some fresh shelling beans at my local farm stand, and a recipe from Martha Stewart Living, Pasta e Fagioli. Shown here are[…]

The Inspired Plate is celebrating our 1st Year as a group! Joining this food photography and styling group back in January 2012 was a much needed joy for me. Throughout this past year, our group of talented women has become not only friends but teachers, brainstormers, cheerleaders, and confidants to each other. I’m in for[…]

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I’ve been absent from this blog for quite a while.To be truthful, I’ve been absent from all my blogs, facebook fan pages, and most everything else, as well. Life just took over. On December 1st, 2010, one of my life’s worst fears came into being. It began with my Dad having a simple infection…a ten[…]

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In honor of Taco Tuesday.. Nothing better than eating outside by the creek in Downtown SLO. Fish tacos, sweet potato fries, a bomb hot chicken club sandwich, and some live music. On the patio where Cisco’s used to be (yes I’m old enough to remember). We had a good time.. check it out even if it’s just[…]

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* This is totally how we do St. Patricks Day now! Our St. Patty’s Panini! *  Super easy and gives you more time for downing those Irish Car Bombs.  A bonus is that paninis are the best grub after you’ve downed a few green beers. These aren’t pictured here, so here is our St. Patty’s[…]

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March 18, 2010 Yup that’s right…this is what I’ve been up to.  Raising an amazing baby boy, now 7 months old.  I admit it…I haven’t photographed one plate of food in almost 2 months…until today.  I miss it, as it’s my outlet and lets me have a moment that’s just my own.  Now I’m back[…]

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June 9, 2009 I just wanted to say a huge congratulations to one of my best and oldest friends, Nicole, and her fiance, Antonio ~ they just got engaged this weekend!!!  They are a beautiful couple and I can’t wait to be there when they tie the knot.  Much love!