My Mom’s Birthday

Yesterday was my mom’s birthday. My boyfriend Scott and I decided to decorate my parent’s house with some supplies we picked up from Target before she got home from work.  I think it came out really festive. We hung streamers from the entryway to the dining room, which I had […]

Unpopular Opinions

I have several opinions and preferences that are not the norm, but I think our differences are what make us interesting. I used to do these in-depth character studies of my characters – what is Callie’s favorite candy? What are Cameron’s top five favorite movies? And even though I don’t […]

My New Morning Routine

Good morning! I have been doing a few new things as a part of my daily routine. In the afternoons, I have a glass of water with two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. I don’t like that. It tastes awful and makes everything taste acidic afterwards. My favorite addition to […]


Today is my mom’s birthday! And it is pouring out. Scott is going to pick me up after work, and we’re going to go Austin and hang out with her tonight. I think I’m going to work on my papers instead of write my book. I’m wondering if my streak […]

finally feeling better!

It was a long two weeks that I was under the weather with tonsillitis  I mean, if this was the 90s, they would have pulled those suckers out. And I would have been in the hospital eating vegan low-fat ice cream. So lately I have been about as well behaved as […]

Birthday Cake Pancakes

Yesterday evening, I got really inspired after an afternoon nap. I pulled out my binder full of recipes (I usually hand copy healthy recipes I find online and hole-punch them in) and decided to try some new things. I made smashed sweet potatoes, tri-tip sirloin roast in the crock pot, […]