celebration cookie recipe from Magic dream life

Five Year Celebration cookies

I like to make these cookies before a party, camping trip, or potluck. They are always a crowd pleaser, full of fun ingredients. This time, I am making them to take to a music festival where my sweetheart and I will camp for 4 days […]

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blueberry muffins - Magic Dream Life

Simple Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

I always love coming downstairs to a clean kitchen, but not a perfectly immaculate kitchen. I like it to feel lived in and not too precious, but still clean and organized. We keep our liqueur neatly on a shelf, along with cutting boards and appliances […]

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white piano for the win

Spring Re-Arrangments

On Valentines day, we stayed home and rearranged the living room. It’s one of our favorite things to do, reimagine our space, light some candles, burn some sage or palo santo, and put on some fun jams while caring for the plants, and spending time […]

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Macrame installation in Costa Rica

Floral Workshop In Costa Rica

My friend and incredible floral designer, Liza Lubell of Peartree flowers, has made it her mission to spend all her vacation timeĀ at the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, ideally surfing. Whenever we talk, she is always telling me about her next trip there. Some people […]

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Scandinavian Interiors photographed by Emily Katz

Scandinavian Interiors

My first trip to Europe since 2003 was planned based on a cheap flight. I saw one for $750 to Copenhagen from Portland, OR, and jumped on it.

My friend Natasha lives here, in Copenhagen, and here is where I am currently sitting, with a glass of white wine, at a rustic wooden table, in a candle lit bar, surrounded by the chatter of many languages and jazz on the stereo.

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Tiny house decorated by Emily Katz

Decorating a Tiny House

When I got the email inquiring about consulting on the interiors and decorating of a Portland Tiny House, I was thrilled. These are some of the jobs I love the best. Collaborating with people to make their spaces more magical feeling, more intentional, useful, and […]

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