This is kristen's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following kristen's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
kristen
California
I love all things design, interiors, and food.
Recent Activity
YAY! So happy to hear it! :) Bummer about the chicken, though... for what it's worth, it sure sounds like a brilliant idea, breading with the soy wasabi almonds! Thanks for taking the time to report back, Laura! AND for the info on the Cachaça varieties - I so appreciate it, and will be on the lookout :)
Image
Can you believe it's the last day of July already?! Another month that flew by, but here are some of my fave finds over the last 31 days :) 1 // Granite Stripe Maxi Skirt // Lou & Grey via LOFT // on sale for $27 right now! - I'm... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at K Sarah Designs
Image
I LOVE chopped salads during the summertime, and have been trying all kinds of new ones lately... because while I love salad, I don't love having the same one over and over again :) Anyway, the great thing about chopped salads is that you chop up a bunch of yummy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at K Sarah Designs
I haven't had it before (or even heard of it), but it sounds like I need to change that fact real fast! :) Thanks for the heads up - it sounds delicious, and I will definitely keep an eye out :)
Image
Before signing off for the weekend, I wanted to share this amazing margarita recipe. I've mentioned how much I love a good margarita before, and this one definitely says summertime to me! The cucumber adds an extra refreshing note to the marg flavor, and the cilantro adds the perfect herbaceousness... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at K Sarah Designs
Thanks so much, Laura! (also, I have no idea how I missed this comment earlier!) Anyway, would love to hear what you think when you try the salad - I hope you like it! Have a great weekend :)
Image
Happy Friday, friends!! This week has been busy starting new projects, which means I've been scheming and sourcing up a storm... my favorite part! But, I realized I hadn't really posted any completed design work lately, and wanted to change that before we head into the weekend. This design was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at K Sarah Designs
Yum! Your version sounds awesome! Thanks for reporting back - I'm so happy to hear that you liked the peanut sauce :)
Image
I LOVE summer vieggies, and it's always fun figuring out new ways to prepare and serve them. This year, I'm growing a few varieties of tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, and cucumbers, as well as zucchini, jalapeno peppers, and herbs, and am SO enjoying it... there are few things more satisfying than... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
This Cuban Picadillo is a somewhat new-to-me dish that has quickly become a favorite go-to dinner meal. It's fast, easy, and so so tasty! I'm just crazy about the mix of flavors - spicy red pepper flakes, cumin, green olives & capers are sauteed with ground beef and a sofrito... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Yay!! Pickling success! So happy you liked them - thanks for reporting back! :)
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2014 on Tasty Eats // Easy Dill Pickles at K Sarah Designs
Hi Kristy! Yes, if you use washable fabric paint, the runner is machine washable! Hope that helps :) Best, Kristen
Image
When it comes to interiors, I'm finding that I'm drawn more and more to neutral spaces. I do love a jolt of color every now and then, but for the most part I'm preferring neutral spaces, with additions of wood tones and my favorite colors: blue and green. And while... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
Happy Happy Friday, friends!! It's been a busy week, and I am SO excited for the weekend. I'm headed to San Diego, and can't wait to hang with family and celebrate my sweet niece's first birthday! Before I go, though, I wanted to share some favorite June finds + picks:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
This is AWESOME. So so great! I LOVE that Vance Joy song, and your sandals are adorable! xo!
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2014 on E and e in june. at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
1 reply
Image
I recently came across several different spaces by DISC Interiors that I really loved, and wanted to share. This was yet another case where I found myself admiring several similar spaces, and only later realized that they were by the same designer, and in some cases, from the same home!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
I LOVE dill pickles, so I was so excited to come across this homemade dill pickle recipe from Food & Wine recently. Especially since I'm growing my first actual pickling cucumbers this year, I decided this would be the perfect recipe to try out on my first harvest... Well, I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
Remember this modern farmhouse that I posted about last week? The dining room was one of my favorite spaces in the home, so I thought I'd show how to get a similar look: SOURCES: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 I love that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
Man oh man, do I love this soup! This was my first time making Pozole, and if you're not familiar with it, it's a Mexican soup with a red chile, garlic, and broth base, and is full of tender chunks of pork, and lots of hominy. It's super delicious on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
Happy Friday, all! Margaritas seem like a pretty good way to celebrate the upcoming weekend, don't you agree? When it comes to summer drinks, margaritas are definitely a favorite of mine, and this version with ruby red grapefruits is SO refreshing and delish! I followed this recipe (I love that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
Have you ever pinned multiple rooms from the same house, without realizing it was the same house? Such was the case with this amazing Modern Farmhouse near Seattle, designed by H2 Design + Build. I had re-pinned images of the dining room, exterior, bathroom, and barn door, before realizing they... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
LOL - This is great :) And the books look FAB this way!!!
1 reply
Thanks so much for your kind words, Amy! The artwork can be found here: 1) Pink & Brown Abstract Print: http://www.imagekind.com/Electric-Garden-in-Pink_art?IMID=c3ee6230-5768-4b00-9c8a-9e86b2a92828 2) Pink Brooklyn Bridge Print: Unfortunately, this print was from an etsy shop that is no longer open - I found this one that is sort of similar: https://www.etsy.com/listing/152800126/brooklyn-bridge-icecream-pink 3) Bokeh Sparkle Photo: Again, this print was from an etsy shop that is no longer open! These are similar though: https://www.etsy.com/listing/166341141/abstract-light-sparkle-photography-set I hope that helps! Best, Kristen
Image
I've been noticing tons of homes with black exteriors lately, and have been really drawn to the look. It's such a modern + dramatic choice for a house color, and while I know the look certainly isn't for everyone, I think it looks SO great when in the right context.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at K Sarah Designs
Image
I don't know about you, but I genuinely love a good salad, and am always looking for new recipes to try, especially during the summer as the weather heats up... There's nothing more appealing than a cool, refreshing salad when it's hot out, am I right?! Well, I can say... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at K Sarah Designs