I’ve had it marked on my calendar for a month now. Tonight was the night- Sarah Dessen came to Book People in Austin! I saw her once before at the Texas Book Fest, and I blogged about her about a month ago on here. As someone who writes for teenage girls, […]
Sometimes when I want a salty snack, I make crunchy chickpeas instead of just going right for the Pretzel Goldfish. This doesn’t always work. I do love goldfish. I don’t know about you, but crunchy chickpeas sound really good! My trick is to blend turmeric, garlic powder, garlic salt, and […]
Summer 2012 was the best summer of my life. I wrote my first book, hung out with my best friends, and my brother, Scott, and I traveled to Long Island to meet Scott’s family. Not everything was perfect or easy, of course, but it really was one of the most […]
I just hit 50 pages in the book I’m writing. FEELS SO GOOD. Now I am sleeeeeeeepy.
I was a VERY picky child. Every day in fourth grade, I ate a bag of fritos, a cup of chocolate-vanilla pudding, and a Polly-O cheese stick for lunch. My grandfather was certain I was going to get scurvy. My dinners consisted of plain white pasta with butter, or chicken […]
Are you ready? I made the best dessert ever tonight. PUMPKIN PEANUT BUTTER CUPS! This is a recipe on my favorite dessert blog, Chocolate Covered Katie. I have been meaning to make them forever, and tonight inspiration struck. Don’t they look delicious? I used my mini muffin liner and pan, and melted […]
I love to run. If you knew me from 8th grade to senior year, you may know I finagled my way out of almost every gym class, especially the running ones. I had my mom write notes, I would ditch classes, I would feign illnesses and slip out at the […]