Born in L.A., Leslie grew up in Reno, Nevada and only made it two years in New York before scurrying back to the West Coast. Before serving as VP of Content for cupcakes and cashmere, she worked as an Editor at Food52, and her work has appeared in Eater, Apartment Therapy, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She, her husband Jonah, and their animals Toast and Meesh currently live in Portland, Oregon. Follow her on Instagram at @lesliesteph, and see what she's reading here!
Leslie's last day at cupcakes and cashmere.
Thousands of recommendations later...
Get out there!
Plus, a daily playlist for your workday...
Kebabs for the win.
Plus, the best snack I brought backpacking.
From redwoods to river jaunts.
Getting back into the swing of things...
A brand-new bedroom for under $150.
Let's get Physical.
And an idea for beating Zoom fatigue...
Psst the secret's in the cumin and mint.
From brunch to dog parks to work...
Plus, a can't miss show about African American cuisine.
Plus, two shows about therapy.
Plus a short novel with some great zingers.
The ultimate haircare luxury takes only five minutes.
Plus a one-pan, vegetable-packed side.