A Very Romanian Christmas

Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Wishing you all a wonderful day full of love, laughter, mimosas, and delicious food. Yesterday, I spent the vast majority of the day baking pastries for Christmas and I used my own website for a couple recipes. However, I noticed that I somehow never shared the recipe I…

Poppy Fields and Memories

IT. HAS. BEEN. A. WHILE. Have I been keeping up with the r/WeeklyPhotos 52 week challenge? No. Because I suck. And I barely have time to do extracurricular activities outside of my work/gym, in truth. However, I am determined to catch up, so stayed tuned. In order to balance out my schedule, I took the…

Behind the Scenes: DIY Backdrops & Self Portraits

Last week, my bff Maria and I were discussing various photography aids like lighting kits and backdrops and she was all “but ‘x’ is so cheap!” and I was like “yeah, but still $$$”. Mind you, this was a day after I had gotten my hair done so it was fresh which clearly begs for…

Split Ends

I searched my archives tonight looking for something good to post because I felt photographically frustrated today while trying to make some new content. I ran across an old selfie photoshoot I did last year around February and decided I’d utilize my new Wacom tablet and re-edit one of the pictures. I just tweaked some…

Plum Dumplings & Other Kitchen Adventures

First thing’s first: my feet hurt like you wouldn’t believe. I’ve been standing and walking all day long in non-supportive flip flops while cooking. My back’s also killing me a bit – signs of getting old?? Anyway, my parents have been down in Atlanta this weekend at a wedding, and this is the first time…