Miranda Valentine A warm welcome to my (digital) home.

Whether you came here by way of my former blog, Everything Sounds Better in French, or you are one of the 3+ million (and counting!) people I’ve helped learn to cook on Mahalo and Recipe.com…I’m so glad you are here.

Make yourself comfortable, and grab something tasty to snack on and sip. I’m personally fond of a drink that greets with a little song of “Pop! Fizz!” but that’s just me. Whatever strikes your fancy is perfect.

I’m here to share everything I know about living a scrumptious life.

I believe that life is precious and short, and we owe it to ourselves to make it both delicious and authentic. This can be as simple as adding raspberries to a vintage champagne coupe, donning that pair of impractical-but-you-love-them shoes, or as difficult as leaving behind a secure career or a love that no longer makes you happy. I’ve done all of these things. And I can promise you: it’s always worth it.

My hope is that this site will inspire you to incorporate that which delights you, everyday. Whether it’s trying a new recipe, giving yourself permission to wear sequins during the day, or finally going for it: I’m here, cheering you along.