Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wheat Thins and Minstrels

Aspects of life in the States that I am looking forward to going back to: My family and friends, of course Wheat Thins and Cheez-Its My own bed Being able to use the dryer (it’s too expensive to here) Curling up on the couch with my blankets Paying a “normal” amount for Starbucks (a frappuccino […]

Around the World in Four Weekends

Yup, that’s right. This weekend was London, next weekend is Switzerland, the next, Paris, and finally back to the U.S.! I can’t believe how quickly time flew by…and I know these next three weekends are going to be just as crazy. I have been researching and writing all day, so to take a study break, […]

Thanksgiving Away from Home

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I will start out today with a list of everything I am thankful for: My family, who is so supportive, funny, caring, and loving every single day of my life. They are truly the best. I love you all!  My friends who cheer me up, make me laugh, and support me every […]

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

Well hello, friends! Happy Wednesday! Not sure how many people reading this are American (I’m assuming most?), but I am very jealous you all are on break right now! But I hope you have a good one 🙂 Did anyone bookmark or try out those cake cookies? I know it’s a bit soon to ask, […]

3 Ingredient Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake Cookies

These, people: Are incredible. Inexpensive, easy, delicious, and somewhat health-ified = win, win, win, and win! Total cost: roughly 4 pounds! Chop up about 1/3 cup of chocolate Empty cake mix into a bowl Dust chocolate with a bit of the cake mix (prevents chunks from sinking to the bottom of the cookies) Halloween-y Mix […]

Mary Poppins

A must-do in London is Portobello Road Market. Yesterday, my friend Allea and I decided to go into London and go to some markets. We had big plans to hit Portobello Road and Camden Town markets followed by a stop at the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. There was so much to do (and so many people!) […]

One more month

Happy Friday! I hope you have been having a wonderful Friday! Mine hasn’t been too bad – I got a presentation finished in one of my classes and had a pretty relaxing day overall. I’ll start with a quick recap of my eats yesterday (just the interesting/different ones): Mid-Morning Snack: (E, N) Chocolate Creme frappuccino. […]