Bistro WasabiOur little house is all about location: we walk to church, my brother lives down the street, and Bistro Wasabi is so close we can practically smell the wasabi. We don’t …Read More →
Our friend Paul JVR is South African, and he and his wife Deirdre moved from South Africa to Chicago to work at Willow just as Aaron and I were moving to Grand Rapids. We’ve …Read More →
Will wonders never cease? I started a series, and now I’m continuing it. Pinching myself. Who am I? I loved your Chicago restaurant recommendations–thank you! I’m especially excited to try Rose Angelis. Mmm.
Let’s …Read More →
First, the photo vote was a total landslide–right it is. Although those of you who chose the left won’t be disappointed. We’ll use that one for all sorts of things, I promise. Thanks so …Read More →
Okay, I need a little help: which photo would you choose for a back cover image for Bittersweet? Left or right?
I’ll tell you right now that I don’t have a favorite, but …Read More →
Our Cooking Club just hit two important milestones: we celebrated our first anniversary, and we added our first new member: our little group’s growing up so fast! I get so many questions about Cooking …Read More →
Curt at Zondervan is a fantastic designer and obviously did Cold Tangerines’ cover as well. Bread & Wine will have a similar look–family branding, I think they call it, the idea that you …Read More →
Happy Easter, a few days late. We celebrated with Aaron’s family on Saturday–an Easter egg hunt for Henry, a fantastic meal, church together. And then on Sunday, we went up to the cottage for …Read More →
I was in Grand Rapids for some really fun meetings at my publishing house last week, and we’re deep in the planning for the Bittersweet Tour in the fall. Bittersweet releases in August, along with a …Read More →
I don’t know if you’ve ever watched anyone build a website–and I don’t mean start a blog or drag-and-drop into a pre-existing format. Although, let’s be honest, I couldn’t do either of those things, …Read More →