Showcase Showdown

“For as long as I can remember, my sister and I have been fans of over-the-top photos. Our Glamour Shot from 1991 is proof of that.”


“Before heading to my parents’ house, Hilary and I drove to Oakland to hit up a marijuana dispensary, as you do. Mom was out of CBD oil and her appetite was almost non-existent, so we hoped to find something to remedy that.”

Eggstra Tired

“This is your brain.
This is your brain on drugs.
Any questions?”

Winter Circus

“When I found out that a guy puts his head inside a lion’s mouth as part of the show, I knew this was the circus for us.”

An American Thanksgiving in Paris

“I unloaded all of the Thanksgiving items and set them on the table. I had been to five different stores in two different arrondissements over two days and I still didn’t have everything I needed to make a side dish and a dessert!”

Life and Love, Parisian-Style

“Tonight (Nov. 9th) our family’s episode of House Hunters International will air at 10:30 p.m. PST on HGTV.”

Coping With Cancer

“Before I left California a few weeks ago, I gave my mom a small journal to write in.”


“My mom, dad, sister and I are in the waiting room at the oncologist’s office. I’ve just flown in from Paris.”

A Home of Our Own in Paris

“We got in one of those tiny elevators together and it seemed like the longest ride ever to the third floor. I fought my American instinct to break the silence and just stared at my clasped hands instead.”

Moving To Paris – Part Deux

“I can’t even remember if I cried as we pulled out of the driveway but I’m crying now as I think about all that we left. Not the stuff; the amazing people, the neighborhood and the experiences.”

Moving to Paris – Part 1

“I ended up taking lots of photos of sentimental items like my favorite Red Hot Chili Peppers t-shirt, hilarious poems about my love for whales, my diary from when I was 10 years old, a series of Rick Astley sketches and my dad’s Dolfin shorts.”