Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pumpkin Cupcakes

The blogosphere is definitely playing mind games on me. Everyone everywhere is cooking with pumpkin, cinnamon, or apples. But really, it’s only halfway through September!! Part of me feels like I should be clinging on to these last beautiful days of summer instead of preparing for fall… ….but who am I kidding? I love fall […]

Thursday Thoughts: A New Blog Project

Hello all! I hope you’re having a great Thursday so far! So I really only have one Thursday Thought to share with you, and that is that I’ve decided to begin a new, short-term project on my blog. It was a month ago yesterday that I left to study abroad in England. It was the […]

What A Week…Already

We’re halfway through the week! Hooray! This week, I’ve begun my job at the writing center and my weekly five hours in a high school classroom. I’m not allowed to get too detailed on here, but both have been going quite well! Working, pre-student teaching, going to class, doing homework, and working as a study […]

Meat Free Monday: Pan Seared Tofu

Through my attempts at Meat Free Mondays/vegetarian cooking, I’ve discovered a few things – things that I wasn’t sure about when I began: Vegetarian cooking can be just as satisfying and delicious as any other type. You really don’t need meat (or nuts or eggs – hello, allergies!) to get enough protein into your diet. […]

Mom’s Spinach Dip

Happy Saturday, everyone! Fall Saturdays in the U.S. mean football. Today there are two games that my dad and brother are watching on TV. While I don’t mind football, I’m not the biggest sports person. What I do like, however, is the fact that oftentimes, football games will turn into get-togethers, complete with friends, family, […]

Labor Day Weekend: Family and Food

Hello everyone! I hope that you all had a fantastic weekend, holiday or no holiday! I certainly did…my mom’s side of the family came over to our house, and we all had a blast talking, eating, playing games and euchre, watching – or not, in my case – the Michigan football game, and going to […]

Amazing Chocolate Cupcakes

Good morning, everyone! I hope that your Septembers are off to a great start, and for my American readers, Happy Labor Day! I just popped by this morning to post an update on one of my recipes. The recipe is for my chocolate cupcakes, which I originally wrote about here (<– click the link). I made […]