braised chicken with shallots

Braised Chicken with Lemon, Shallots, and Thyme

I’ve been told that there’s a few things you should own by turning 30. A dutch oven is one of them. After a stroll through a big box store, I made a fantastic discovery. A dutch oven from one of my favorite brands at a fraction of the price. You can get yours here. Needless to say, this dutch oven inspired this recipes. Using a whole organic chicken, this chicken is delicious and falls off the bone. With lemon, shallots, and flavors of fresh thyme, this is sure to become a healthy comfort food for fall.

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arthur ashe quote

Monday Words: Start Where You Can

Over the years I’ve had many conversations with creatives. There always seems to be this looming questions that keep many from starting. In the name of perfection, projects and dreams are put on hold. I’ve heard “When I have enough money, time, or margin, I will start….,” “I will work on this dream when,” or “Do you think it’s a good idea?”

F Scott Fitzgerald fall

Life Starts All Over Again

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’ve always loved this quote. Past the romance of fall, the pumpkin spice everything, the crisp mountain air, or the ability to layer again. There’s something about the passing of seasons and time that forces change upon us.

roasted carrots and lentils

Roasted Carrots and Lentils

There’s something about hearty food when it comes to the fall. With notes of cinnamon, cumin, and coriander, this recipe boasts more exotic flavors and spices. It a great way to embrace comfort foods and coziness, while still remaining healthy. (We love the addition of turmeric to this recipe for all of it’s health benefits. Before tossing carrots, make sure to put on a pair of gloves so your skin stays clear of yellow dye.) Placed on a large platter, this dish is visually impressive and stretches any food budget for gatherings.

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bridge bay portfolio


As a designer, there’s creativity that comes from every project. With a established logo set and identity, how do you shift collateral in a fresh direction, while honoring the existing integrity of what has been established? This project forced me to think outside of the box and some beautiful items were made.

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