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Jungalow Eats – Sweet, Sweet Bagel breakfast


Today we had a our first all-hands-on-deck creative meeting of the year: catching up with everyone post-holiday, introducing a new Jungalista to the team and brainstorming ideas for 2017. Now a Jungalow meeting isn’t a meeting unless there is colorful tasty food to follow, and today was no exception… When Justina was a little girl, her […]

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Botanical Garden Beauty


  Last weekend I had a chance to visit the San Diego Botanical Gardens. Nowadays, whenever I’m anywhere that has a botanical garden I make a point to visit. It’s so incredibly inspiring to see all kinds of cool plants I’ve never seen before and glean inspiration for, not only my pattern design work and […]

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The top trend for 2017 is…

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Trend predictions for 2017 are in, folks, and guess what? Apparently there’s this cool new style called “Jungalow” that’s totally hot right now!! It involves lots of color, pattern, tropical motifs, and plants! Don’t you love it?? ;) It’s been pretty crazy hearing so many publications from across the globe (Austrialia, UK, US, more US) cite […]

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No resolutions for me for 2017


I went back and looked at my last years’ resolutions and, while in many ways I had a truly incredible year, I achieved pretty much NOTHING of what I had resolved to achieve. I did not get fit, like at all. Actually I think I got a lot less fit than I was in 2015. I paid off […]

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The Best of 2016 at The Jungalow


So here we are friends–at the end of 2016. I hear a lot of people saying the same thing: 2016 was a tough year. For me it was certainly characterized by a lot of ups and downs. Let’s put it this way — it wasn’t at all boring. Here’s a little look back at our most […]

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Pomegranate Party: Roasted Carrots and Porridge with Pomegranate Molasses


Inspired by colorful Suzanis motifs (which often include pomegranate symbols) and festive fruity holiday decor, try these two deliciously festive recipes featuring yummy pomegranate molasses. Roasted Carrots (side dish for 2-3, anytime of day) 3 small bunches of assorted carrots (McGrath Farms) Maldon Salt, to taste Pomegranate Molasses 1 cup glazed red walnuts ½ cup pomegranate […]

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