8TH SEMESTER in review – Spring 2021 {A whole college graduate}

salaam! hi! hello! today i’m sitting here writing my LAST college re-cap post – because, well, i’m a college graduate. i still can’t really comprehend that. they say college flies by – and wow, it truly does. i’m now more “knowledgeable.” but sometimes i think about my education and wonder did it actually make me […]

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Sprinkle Cookies

i start my last first day of the semester tomorrow – and it’s bittersweet. i’m actually not sentimental or sad about how this is my very last semester. i’m just a little disappointed that this is my final semester – and i’m not in austin, tx. i’m home. and i’ll be here for what feels […]

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Tie Dye Cake

hello, it’s me! i wish i had a valid reason for why i’ve been gone for what feels like forever, but i don’t. lately, i just haven’t had the desire to share recipes. every time i sit to write a blog post, i don’t. my life has actually felt like nothingness lately. i don’t watch […]

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7th Semester In Review – Fall 2020

my 7th semester of college is officially over. i have only ONE more semester left until my undergraduate experience is officially done. soon, i’ll be crossing the stage (if circumstances allow) with my b.a. in international relations & global studies and my b.b.a. in supply chain management – and to me, that reality seems so […]

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Upside Down Apple Cake

Hello! Hi! Welcome! It has been a quick couple of minutes – and by that, I mean, it has been almost 2 and 1/2 months. This blog has been dormant for a long time – and I wish I could say it’s because I’ve been busy exploring the world, busy taking in the last moments […]

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Quarantine Diaries: Taking in the Moments and Living Life

It’s September – and in some ways, life feels exactly the same. I no longer understand the concept of time. In March, the world transformed. The loud roar of cities became quiet as people stayed inside. The crowded corridors of college campuses became isolated as students returned home to finish the semester. The buzz of […]

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The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

This post is important. Probably one of the most important ones I’ve ever written. Why? Well, today we’re talking about chocolate chip cookies. The superior dessert. My absolute favorite dessert. Nothing compares. I’m a cookie snob. A freshly baked cookie. Chewy, soft dough surrounded by a pools of melted chocolate. As the cookie cools on […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream

I baked this strawberry cake last week – and then I was left with unused egg yolks. What should I do with these egg yolks? What recipe would make the most sense? A difficult question – because I could make some chocolate mousse, but I wasn’t in the mood for chocolate and I had a […]

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German Chocolate Cake

The worst thing about becoming older is that the people around you are also becoming older, which means everyone’s life is going in a totally different direction. Those who you love are probably moving to a new place, beginning a new journey — and so you no longer hold same space in that person’s life. […]

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Double Chocolate Muffins

Some problems in life can only be solved with chocolate. It’s my personal mantra. Chocolate on a bad day can bring immense happiness. Chocolate on a good day can bring immense happiness. Chocolate = happiness. I adore chocolate, truly. I’ve been trying to keep my baking explorations to my current inventory. Many people say that […]

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