When I was 24, my good friend exclaimed, “Callie, I just don’t understand you; you’re literally an 80-year-old in a 25-year-old body!” And from that moment on, I became the “grandma” of my friends. For so many years, this statement created roars of laughter, but after the recent passing of my grandmother, it has become… Continue reading In Loving Memory
My mom once told me that she thought I’d never be happy and that I was incapable of finding happiness. In turn, I have grown up believing such words to be true. In any moment where I’ve found myself in a state less than bliss, those painful words have played over and over in my head.… Continue reading Do What Makes you Brilliant.
A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about living for the moments that make up the peaks. I was driving to Los Angeles from San Francisco and I was listening to a Joel Osteen Audible tape. I was grinding hard and it was my first year in business, so the self-help books were… Continue reading The Peaks of Life
Eating the Rainbow is a real thing people, a real thing! One of the keys to making a kick-ass nutritious salad is making sure it’s chocked full of color. The easiest way to achieve this is to think about a rainbow when layering your salad: red, orange, yellow, green, blue/purple. I try to add at least… Continue reading Build a Rainbow Meal
A little over a year ago today, I found myself applying for an organization I knew almost nothing about. While I wouldn’t have admitted that the past 12 months, I feel like now that I’ve graduated and become a member, it’s ok to admit such naivety. (sorry, guys…) Advisors and mentors of Rawxies all pushed… Continue reading Dear Pipeline Family, Thank You.
You know what I love!? Slauces… yes, Slauces. The combination of a Salad Dressing and a Sauce in one damn formula. Walk down any grocery isle and it’s like ‘here are your tomato sauces and here are your salad dressing – One goes on lettuce and the other, pasta’. But seriously, times are changing, food is… Continue reading Ginger Tahini Dressing
This week, my co-workers suggested I go on ‘Drunk History’ after telling my version of why coconuts are considered a tree nut (neither PC or G rated). The very next day, I also proved myself worthy of an appearance on a ‘Drunk DIY’ show for my snarky explanation on how to lay carpet tiles… Without ever actually… Continue reading Red Lentil + Pumkin Soup