The Quest for the Cookie

Happy Father’s Day! To all the people dads out there, and the pupper (or kitty) dads out there, and the men-who-influence-our-lives-but-aren’t-our-biological-father dads out there – You’re awesome and I appreciate you for everything you do.  Everything.  Even walking into the room to fart and walk back out again. (Not that my dad does that… Not that [...]


Holy Cannoli [Cupcakes]

  Hi, Everyone! This week has been a little hectic and a lot stressful.  Some exciting/nerve wracking things have been going on at work and I’ve started to seriously prep for Peru. Saturday, Mom asked me if I wanted to go shopping.  Little did I know that this was a deceiving way to take me [...]

Balloons, Birthdays, & Baking – Oh my!

Storytime! 4 years ago this week, I found myself at the local grocery store buying balloons and cheesecake for my college roommate’s birthday.  (S/O to my college roommate: Happy Birthday, Roomie!) Armed with my balloons and birthday goodies, I was waiting in line at the checkout and that’s when I saw him.  He was older [...]