Sentences | Freckled Italian

It's been four months since we moved to California and I'm starting to think that's exactly how long it takes before you even begin to feel like you live somewhere. This weekend I went to a Junior League of Palo Alto event with my friend Kate, and last week I finally found a hair salon I like. I've also been spending a lot more time at my Pure Barre studio. Staying busy has been really great for me lately, and it's been such an important reminder that in so many aspects of life, you really do only reap what you sow.

We adopted Ender two years ago this week. He was just a little 8-pound pup, squeaky and full of yawns and with the sweetest puppy breath I've ever encountered. He's my best bud and I definitely don't miss having to take him out every two and a half hours, but sometimes I wish we could turn him back into a brand new puppy for just a little while.

With the exception of a few cheat days, I've been following the keto diet for almost a month now. For me it's basically super low-carb Paleo with a bit of dairy, and I'm still trying to figure out what works for me. I'm so happy to be back on a strict grain-free diet, and I've basically eliminated any and all sugar from my diet. (Writing my second cookbook helped me get back on track, too.) I think I'm going to write a recap post in the next couple of weeks with my thoughts on keto. If you have any questions about it, let me know!

I'm off to Palm Springs tomorrow for my fourth Alt Summit--can you believe it? It feels like just yesterday I was planning for my first one in Salt Lake City. I'll miss visiting Utah (The Grand America is so magical and I love the snow), but I can't say I'm disappointed to be skipping another bout of altitude sickness this year. I'm so excited to soak a little sun and, as always, lots of inspiration.