Dessert Person by Claire Saffitz

You may recognize her from Bon Appetit or her many features on NY Times Cooking and Vice, but to me, Claire Saffitz is recognized as my baking hero, or baking mom – if you will. Gone are the days of looking up dessert recipes on AllRecipes (no hate if you do). Dessert Person has challenged […]

Evolv Shaman Climbing Shoes

If you’re not a climbing geek, this may not be relevant but still entertain this read as I take a crack at simplifying climbing terminology. As much as you may think an aggressive shoe (aggressive shoe = very pointy shoe) is not suitable for your foot type, dispel all those preconceived notions! This type of […]

Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas

Alexi Pappas is a 2016 Olympian and national record holder. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, she’s also a producer, actress, writer and an all-around inspiration. The way Pappas writes is so visceral, making you feel her hurts like deep, open wounds. But likewise, inviting you into her joys and revelations with deep yearnings for […]

Moka Pot

I’ve tried every coffee tool under the sun, and out of all the ones I’ve tried, the moka pot has the greatest return. This nifty tool is a stovetop coffee maker that brews coffee by boiling water in the lower compartment to generate steam to pass through the coffee grinds. And if that’s all too […]