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Boulder Born

I moved to Boulder in the Fall of 1993 from Los Angeles. I had always loved Colorado from my younger years of coming here to ski at various resorts.  When I graduated college I packed my Uhaul, headed to Boulder and never looked back! Every Fall I am still filled with gratitude for the magnificence of this place.  Last week I literally sat at the base of the flatirons (pictured here) and was in awe of their beauty.  When I created Boulder Bake my inspiration was not only the beauty of Boulder but also the healthy, active lifestyle and innovation within the natural foods movement. Often referred to as the Silicon Valley of natural foods, Boulder has birthed many awesome food...

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Simplicity in a time of change

As we can all attest these are strange times we live in.  We keep hearing the term "our new normal" which seems like an oxymoron and a feeble attempt at helping us feel at ease with an unfavorable situation.  One area I have taken solace in during the pandemic is simplifying my material life. My husband and I decided to move from our fairly new home to a fixer upper with land last month and while the to-do list is a welcome distraction from what's going on in the world at large the move magnified the sheer amount of things we had acquired in the last 15 years.  The act of purging seems to have a therapeutic effect on my...

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The Purpose of Boulder Bake

When the leaves turn and fall to the ground, as we prune back our peonies and perennials, all of the energy of the plant returns to the roots where it will stay focused on its purpose until Spring.  This time of year reminds me to keep rooted in my purpose as well as the purpose of my company, Boulder Bake.  The crisp, cool mornings are perfect for getting up slightly before everyone else and making a warm cup of tea and spending time in silence.  It is so easy to lose sight of our purpose when we are running around in reactive mode.  Stillness clears the mind, dampens anxiety and keeps us focused on our purpose.

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