Summer Reflections: Internships, Life, and More

I can’t believe how three months can really change a person. In three months I have learned so much about myself, my passions, and my goals. I have learned how to cook real food because chocolate cake is not acceptable for every meal — unfortunately. I have learned about the world. I hope to continue […]

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Triple Chocolate Cake (Does it get any better?)

I enjoy baking cookies instead of going out. I watch the news more than I watch normal television. I listen to more ABBA than you can ever imagine. Growing up, I always felt different — and at 18-years-old, I still feel different. As an 8-year-old, this was a constant crisis. I never connected with the girls […]

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

You may already know this, but I love desserts. Like, a lot. I am the happiest version of myself when I’m in the kitchen, around chocolate chips, surrounded by flour and sugar, etc. Life is good. My love for dessert runs so deep that growing up I would eat a chocolate Nutella sandwich for lunch […]

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Summer Adventures

Summer has continued to fly by — as usual. My summer life has been different than all the summers I have ever experienced. In the past, summer was a time for me to sleep in, watch movies all day, and dawdle around my home. This summer, however, has me waking up early every morning, dressing […]

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Jam Thumbprint Cookies

There are a few things in life that I believe truly go together. Hot chocolate and cold winter nights, cream cheese frosting and red velvet cake, the Grease soundtrack and long road trips, etc. What makes these items work so well together? Memories. There is no “rule book” that states that these items are meant […]

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Summer Things {Part 1}

Summertime. A fun time. A great time. A time that somehow continues to slip by. I am currently sitting outside of the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas (my favorite study spot). A year ago, you could find me sitting on my couch in the DFW area. Oh, how things have changed. This summer […]

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Black and White Banana Bread {Marble}

When I was applying to college in the summer of 2016, I wrote one of my admissions essays on my love for baking. I remember reading the words “unique” and “interests” and all I could think of was baking. My unique interest is baking. Yes. Today was another Saturday away from my family as I […]

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