Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about pairing down my belongings—causing me to sort everything into categories like necessary, sentimental, and actual trash. Is a shirt too small? Donate. Do I need my chemistry notes from college? No ma’am. Remember when you were going to get passionate about whittling? I was a different person then. […]
This site is quickly turning into a breakfast appreciation blog, as evidenced here, here, and here. But, I’m not mad about it. I love slow mornings—waking up before everyone else, and enjoying something freshly baked with hot coffee. Something about the quiet and the morning light makes the whole experience feel luxurious, and the day […]
Or, How I Tricked My Boyfriend Into Dating Me It all started nine years ago…(Cue the Wayne’s World du-du-dou flashback noise). I had been dating my boyfriend for a few months and was head over heels in love. Like, weak in the knees, can’t think about anything else kind of love. It was our first […]
I am half Mexican but have never been to Mexico. I didn’t grow up speaking Spanish, and I have an oddly Argentinian accent when I do speak it (thanks to my high school Spanish teacher). Despite never being immersed in the city where my dad is from, I feel connected to the culture because of […]
When my PMS hits, all I want is sugary cereal and a burger (not together). So, while I don’t typically have a ton of cereal in the apartment—every once in a while, I have to pick some up. My typical standbys are Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, and of course, Fruity Pebbles. This cereal […]
Let’s talk waffles. I am truly in love with Belgian waffles. Crispy exterior, pillowy interior, and always topped with strawberries and whipped cream. It is the perfect breakfast food. However, they are often made with yeast, which means they need to be made the night before you want them—and who has the time? Other Belgian […]
Airy and deeply flavorful Thai tea cake layers are complemented by a condensed milk soak and light frosting for the ultimate layer cake.