These photos are from a test shoot for the company. Kayla will be shooting more extensively next week. We will share details when the ad campaign opens and all the places you can see this gorgeous model in her aprons!
Friends, stop by Coastal Bend Health Foods in Rockport every day this week for beautiful heirloom produce freshly delivered from our farm.
This week, we are featuring rare heirloom squash that you won’t find anywhere else in South Texas. We have more than 100 varieties of vegetables and herbs now ripening in our gardens. These pictures show Kayla and Madeleine picking them for you!
We have some lovely French squash, called pattison. You can find strie mélange, panache blanc et vert, and marbre. You can also find the rare Italian ronde di nice. Look for striped green cushaw, which is a very old Native American variety, along with Caserta and other unique varieties.
You will also find butternut, yellow crookneck, striped zucchini, scallopini, and many other tasty squashes. There are freshly picked carrots, beets, collards, prima rosa chard, lettuce, Tuscan kale, nasturtium bouquets, and many other veggies.
We can’t wait for you to try these squash and let us know how you like flavor. The techniques we employ to grow the sweetest and most flavorful produce are really beginning to tell. Each squash has its own unique taste. We hope you love these wonderful squashes and other veggies as much as we do!
Stop by Kimmi’s store to try this produce. The prices are great and Kimmi will always greet you with a smile!
Friends, take a look at the winter issue of THE BEND MAGAZINE.
Turn to page 91 for a wonderful story written by Kayla. These gorgeous pastries with recipes are the work of Claudia at Fillingood Bakery in Corpus Christi. Nice work Kayla and Rachel!
Click here to subscribe to this beautiful magazine!
Our friend Mae Burke wanted pictures of Kayla and the girls at sunrise, without makeup, still a little sleepy. As part of her series, Mae Burke, Moments of Motherhood, Mae is capturing images of moms and their little ones in beautiful natural settings.
I asked Kayla how she felt about having pictures without makeup after just waking up. She pointed out that I posted pictures of her without makeup, in harsh hospital light, after not sleeping for 48 hours, and having just had a baby. She thought Mae would be a little more gentle with the camera.
I went out in the still-dark morning to do my chores and Mae was sitting quietly on the porch, kindly waiting for everyone to be up and moving before she knocked on the door. They all went out to the lake to wait for sunrise.
I feel like these pictures could have been taken last week, or a hundred years ago. There is something timeless about the light, the gardens, the lake, and the people in the photographs. To me, a really good picture makes you want to go there, to get into the picture.
My heart is in these pictures, rising with the sun, shining on these loves of mine, holding and beholding their faces at first light.
You can see more of Mae’s photography at Mae Burke.
Friends, Kayla was in the news yesterday on KRIS Channel 6 talking about the new FDA requirements for chain restaurants to post calorie counts on their menus.
Kayla is working as a private dietitian consultant, and we are excited that she is being called as a resource for these kinds of stories.
Click here to see the two minute program: Kayla in the News KRIS. I hope you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!