May Day

by jenna on May 1, 2010

Today was quite simply, a perfect Saturday. Prepare yourselves for total photo domination.

Lots of cute photos of babies, flowers and cupcakes ahead. Don’t say I didn’t warn ya.

I ran a couple miles this morning before gulping down this bad boy for lunch that was literally made with half a bag of spinach. I was glowing!

And then I headed over to one of my favorite places, the Kendall-Jackson Food and Wine Center for Farm Stand!

Farm Stand is, pretty much, a big farmer’s market that will be taking place one Saturday a month over the summer at the Wine Center. There were plants for sale, cupcakes, cheese, produce, cookies, bread, and of course, wine. I don’t really go places unless there’s wine involved. See a trend?




Justin, the head chef at Kendall-Jackson, did some cooking demos with fiddlehead ferns. My favorite! Besides tasting delicious, isn’t just saying fiddlehead ferns fun?


It was very interesting. And, we got to sip some Sauvignon Blanc while we watched. More wine!

What could be better than wine and fiddleheads you ask? This little cutie pie right here.

That would be Justin’s baby, Delaney. She gripped my index finger and wouldn’t let go. I coveted her bonnet.


I have an affection for baby’s feet? I love to pet them and stare at tiny knitted boots and socks that might fit them. There’s just something about tiny toes that gets me every time.
Ali showed up and we shared a chocolate coffee cupcake in the sunshine:


Ryan said he used Blue Bottle Coffee in these babies…..oh my, so good!


Such a fun day. If you are in Sonoma County for the next Farm Stand on June 5th, you must stop by!
I’m back home now and desperately need to shower. I can only sport the whole sweat slicked hair thing for so long. Thank goodness for big sunglasses and perfume! Headed to the boy’s house tonight for a BBQ and to ease my sadness over my Kentucky Derby loss by watching Seabiscuit. I had Ice Box for the win….so sad. So close.
shower power!

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{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

Evan Thomas May 1, 2010 at 5:33 pm

What a fun looking day! Glad the sun is shining on both coasts :-) Seabiscuit–they should have that on television tonight instead of Meet The Fockers. Blech


Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat) May 1, 2010 at 5:34 pm

It looks like the perfect summer day! I didn’t get the chance to visit the farmer’s market this morning but am going to swing by tomorrow to pick up some goodies.

Reply May 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm

amazing pics! looks like such a blast. lol what a cute and happy baby. hehe. <3


Sara @ May 1, 2010 at 5:45 pm

I am jealous – I want a Farm Stand, or any other kind of farmer’s market actually. Hopefully the ones that crop up in Athens over the summer are as good as yours seemed to be!


jen trinque @ recipes for creativity May 1, 2010 at 5:48 pm

What, no pictures of dogs with shoes on today?

Actually, the baby in the bonnet is just as wonderful and cute!


Nora@LiveLifeEatRight May 1, 2010 at 5:50 pm

That is the world’s cutest baby! That event sounds fantastic, what a great way to spend the beautiful first day of May! Enjoy the BBQ!!


Mom May 1, 2010 at 5:57 pm

OH ~ How I wish I were there with you!


Jil May 1, 2010 at 5:59 pm

Ahhh amazing! Great food, wine, friends and cute babies?!? Win.Win.Win.andWIN.


Camille May 1, 2010 at 6:06 pm

That may be the cutest baby ever… I’m just saying :)


Kristie May 1, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Ahh what a great day. And Delaney is such a sweetheart!


Sana May 1, 2010 at 6:17 pm

I love that your mom comments! I totally rock sweaty days! LOVE LOVE LOVE babiesss!


Teresa May 1, 2010 at 6:38 pm

Oh such pretty pictures today. Sounds like a great day and your hair looks sweet in a ponytail !!!
Pleeeeeeeeeeease tell us when we will get to see a picture of the “boy” ! Is he camera shy???


Mary May 1, 2010 at 6:48 pm

I wish that was my day today! Also, I love my farmer’s market but yall’s looks like much more fun!


Lizzie May 1, 2010 at 6:55 pm

Mmmmmm . . farmers market. The best ones I have ever been to so far have been in Cali (Santa Barbara to be exact). Oh my gosh . . the lemons!! :)

“Shower power” – love it!


Stacey May 1, 2010 at 6:56 pm

That does look like a beautiful spring day in Cali. I can’t wait for lots of farmers markets.


Jessica @ The Process of Healing May 1, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Oh my gosh, the baby is PRECIOUS!!!! Adorable.


Cyndi May 1, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Wine, flowers, babies and friends – oh my!


eatmovelove May 1, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Seabiscuit was on TV today!!! But in the afternoon (to Evan who said he wished it were on tonight…). Babies are amazing…you can see the world in their eyes.
And shared a cupcake…! you are STRONG girl ! Justine seems awesome…but no sharing cupcakes for me 😉


Lisa (bakebikeblog) May 1, 2010 at 7:28 pm

What stunning photos!!! Looks like such a great day in the sun :)


mary ann May 1, 2010 at 7:55 pm

totally went with ice box too! bummer, but nothing a lil sauv blanc and bbq cant console. Can you say Fava + Fiddlehead season galore??!!! So excited, im working them into my daily eats until corn season. Fiddleheads in quiche, fava succatosh… or either (both) steamed with buttttaaahhh, S and P and maybe a bit of mint and this girl is alright.


mary ann May 1, 2010 at 7:57 pm

oh, and that baby… i need to get a man just to bake me up a sweetie pie like her!!! ahhhhdorable


Jessica @ How Sweet It Is May 1, 2010 at 8:31 pm

That baby is just precious!


Jessica @ Jessica Balances May 1, 2010 at 9:08 pm

Awesome photos! What a fun day you have had :) and your hair actually looks awesome… Cannot tell you haven’t showered! haha


Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] May 1, 2010 at 9:17 pm

Perhaps you should consider being a photographer for GAP Baby — perfection!!! Your days sounds delightful – enjoy the rest of your May Day, miss =]


Courtney (Pancakes & Postcards) May 1, 2010 at 9:54 pm

That event looks amazing! Your photography is beautiful.


Jessica May 1, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Hi Jenna-You are such a Doll! What is it like for your whole life to be public? Do you live your life for you, or do you think about how it will look on your blog?Something sacred is lost in such a public life. It is prudent of you to have kept your relationship private. You are young, like me, and I think that life can be so special and intimate, kept a bit more private. I wish you all the best and all the happiness in the world :)


Hailey S. (Adventures in health) May 1, 2010 at 10:54 pm

Oh I can’t wait till the farmers market opens here in SLC. Cute sunglasses by the way and love the bangs!


Freya @ Brit Chick Runs May 1, 2010 at 11:22 pm

Looks like you had a totally fun day! I wish the sun was out here…I’m about to go o an8mile run, and it’s raining, cold and windy :'(


Sarah May 2, 2010 at 4:53 am

I share your affection for little baby feet! They are so tiny and don’t have the same stigma grown up feet!


Anne @ Food Loving Polar Beara May 2, 2010 at 4:56 am

Wow, great pictures. You’ve had GREAT weather, love your sunglasses 😀


Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble) May 2, 2010 at 5:02 am

Beautiful photos, what a wonderful day! Did you get my email about Friday’s post with your interview? :)



Sarah May 2, 2010 at 5:14 am

Such fun places where you live!


Allie May 2, 2010 at 5:19 am

that baby just makes me smile.


Heather @ Side of Sneakers May 2, 2010 at 6:03 am

What a fun day!! Those fiddlehead ferns might be the coolest edible thing I’ve seen. :)


Katie May 2, 2010 at 6:31 am

You take fantastic photographs, love them. :)


Heather (Heather's Dish) May 2, 2010 at 6:50 am

wow…what an amazing day! i think you would like farmer’s market in san luis obispo if you ever make it down to the middle of the coast. it’s every thursday night and it’s seriously something the ENTIRE town comes out for!


Corinne May 2, 2010 at 7:08 am

delaney. oh my! cute with a capital C or Q if you are into will and grace. jenna, you had SUCH a lovely day! did you buy some of those fava beans for next friday? hehe.


Jenna May 2, 2010 at 7:11 am

Your photos make everything and everyone look beautiful!!


julie May 2, 2010 at 8:16 am

where in the world did you get those adorable sunglasses??! must buy them!


jenna May 2, 2010 at 1:07 pm


anthropologie! thank you!


kate May 2, 2010 at 8:48 am

The Farm Stand looks like so much fun. Ive never heard of eating ferns, but they look interesting!


Lindsay May 2, 2010 at 9:35 am

Great pics!!!


Sharon May 2, 2010 at 2:09 pm

lol…I was just gonna ask “did you get those sunglasses at Anthro?” I’ve gotta get to this event-looks like so much fun! I’ve always wanted to try those fiddlehead ferns…


Thealogian May 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Beautiful pics–I love your photographer’s eye. Also, I’ve been wanting to try fiddleferns since I first saw them in my organic seed catalogue. Any cooking recommendations?

Also, I’m in Kentucky btw, in terms of Derby: I may not have bet on Super Saver, but I sure bet on Calvin Borel. Seriously, he can enter the Derby next year on a Shetland Pony and I’m still putting a tenner on that man.


Caitlin May 3, 2010 at 1:59 pm

I love your blog! I’m very curious about the green smoothie-lookin’ thingy. Does it actually taste good? Can you post a recipe?


Stephanie June 25, 2012 at 8:18 pm

What is the recipe for that green smoothie?! YUM!


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