A Few Weeks Away

Hello! I have SUCH blog guilt. I took a few weeks off from my two blogs while my semester wrapped at Southwestern. I finished up my three classes (and all their papers and finals), started a job, and moved out of my apartment and back home with my family. This […]

Cookie Mania

I keep buying cans of organic pumpkin puree even though it is so far past pumpkin season. I end up using it if I have it, baking and mixing it into my oatmeal. This week I made a cookie recipe that Scott has been wanting me to make since it […]

Garbanzos!

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 […]

SUMMERTIME DRINKIN’

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 […]

New Favorites

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 […]