New Year, same ol’ Brandy

As always, my resolution is to have no resolutions. And since I’m almost a month late in declaring this, I’ve done an incredible job of sticking to them (yay Brandy)! I quietly resolved to ride my bike to work on my first work day of 2016. On the eve of that day, I threw out…… Continue reading New Year, same ol’ Brandy

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Two cats is better than one cat (if you’re lucky)

Max and Hershey excel in relaxing.

Let me tell you about my cats My boyfriend and I are lucky enough to have two cats, and the two-ness of that statement is a recent thing. Max has been our buddy for over four years, and adopting him was a dream come true. He’s friendly, chilled out, really silly, and super fluffy. When…… Continue reading Two cats is better than one cat (if you’re lucky)

My baking stone is all messed up and I love it

Why I bought a baking stone in the first place I started making pita bread shortly after learning to make hummus. I lucked out on my first attempt, a hasty decision before a party that wound up being a hit, and I’ve barely let a day go by since without a jar of it on…… Continue reading My baking stone is all messed up and I love it

The Goldilocks Zone of DIY Candy Corn, part 1

My first attempt: a little chewy, but worth the effort, I'm told!

Candy corn may not seem like the most timely obsession, but I have enough love for the stripey little triangles for the entire year. When I have it on hand, I only crave more. Paired with my fledgling obsession with making delicious treats, the quest to make my own was inevitable. I’ve tried it twice,…… Continue reading The Goldilocks Zone of DIY Candy Corn, part 1