Balance, Bon Voyage, Boss, Everything

Sometimes saying goodbye is the bravest thing you can do

Watching last night's episode of the Great Food Truck Race was difficult for me, and my family. Seeing the fear, and sadness on my crying face, made the feelings of dispair wash back over me. I remember how it felt to be anxious, exhausted and overwhelmed. Yes, I missed my family, but that's not what… Continue reading Sometimes saying goodbye is the bravest thing you can do

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Oprah’s new book “The Path Made Clear” is full of inspiration and powerful advice

I’ve been so fortunate in my life to have received so many gifts, but I struggle almost daily trying to find my true purpose. I was recently gifted this amazing book by my O, The Oprah Magazine family and it’s already inspired so many #aha moments. "The Path Made Clear" by Oprah is not only… Continue reading Oprah’s new book “The Path Made Clear” is full of inspiration and powerful advice

Bon Voyage, Boss, Everything

The Great Food Truck Race is Coming this June, and Guess Who is On it?

So, I filmed a food competition show with Food Network this spring and it was quite an adventure. Tune in June 9th at 9pm PST to see all of the craziness with Tyler Florence and me.

Balance, Boss, Everything

What does it mean to be authentic?

What does it mean to you to be your "authentic" self? I recently went on a culinary adventure that wasn't as authentic as I had hoped. There were some very dark moments for me, and it made me work through some things. After a few weeks back to "normal" I decided to re-brand my site,… Continue reading What does it mean to be authentic?

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Like a Bossy: An Assertive Girl in a Complicated World

My eldest daughter came home from school the other day, she was upset, the kids in her group project called her "bossy". Well, one kid in her group project called her bossy, the one kid who hadn't done their share of work, of course. I paused and said take it as a compliment. She looked… Continue reading Like a Bossy: An Assertive Girl in a Complicated World

Balance, Boss, Hustle, Live

They call her a “Female Indiana Jones”, I call her awesome

I made a vow to get out of my house more this year. That may sound silly, but I work from home and it can be very isolating, plus it feels like I don't see enough actual humans, which also makes me feel less connected to the outside world. So I've given myself a challenge, what… Continue reading They call her a “Female Indiana Jones”, I call her awesome

Balance, Boss, Hustle

Top 5 Tips for Finding a Remote Job or Side Hustle

As many of you know I've been working remotely, in some capacity, since 2006. There are so many reasons I work remotely and enjoy it. I often get asked how to find remote jobs and side gigs and I thought I'd do some posts about what has worked for me in hopes that it may… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Finding a Remote Job or Side Hustle

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OprahMag.com Launches Today

  The wait is overrrrrrrrrrr! So excited for the launch of O, The Oprah Magazine's new website. It's filled with amazing content, I swear I could spend hours just sinking into the inspiring posts, images and stories. Head on over and check it out. We are so proud of the entire team at O Mag.