Third Year of College In Review

I say this every time I write one of these reviews, but time moves too fast. Just like that, and here we are. I have completed by third year of college. I only have one year left of this journey, and then, I will join the working world, identify as a real adult, and no […]

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Nutella Banana Bread

Brown bananas. They sit in your fruit bowl slowly turning the color of mud, but that mud can become gold — a golden loaf of heavenly banana bread. I feel like that’s kind of like a metaphor for my life right now. After being in quarantine for what feels like forever, I am slowly turning […]

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Wacky Cake {The Easiest Chocolate Cake}

Another week — and just thinking of that makes my head spin. Another week in quarantine, in isolation, in this wild time, where being at home is a blessing and taking classes online is the new normal. I guess last week was my emotional crack. My last blog post shows it. Experiencing this time has […]

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Quarantine Things

The wild, the weird, the unknown, the uncertain — the world. These past few weeks have been a lot. Being forced under a mask of quarantine has made me hyper-aware of who I am and what I stand for. I sit in seconds of introspection, forced to evaluate myself as a person — and sometimes […]

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Blueberry Lemon Cookies

My family. My faith. My friends. My home. My education. My life. There is so much I am grateful for. There is so much that brings me hope and happiness. However, remembering these things becomes harder when the world is becoming more and more gloomy. The world is not ending, but that’s not what scares […]

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Tres Leches {the easy way}

Hello, friends. I have an exam tomorrow, but I am being the most wise and writing this blog post instead. I was supposed to take this exam before spring break, but then COVID-19 happened, and, well, it never happened. I have studied for this exam for so long. I have no idea what else to […]

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March Things

This March is unlike any other. I’m sure this March was also unlike any March you have experienced. You’re either A) at home in quarantine, or B) on the frontlines providing necessary services during this uncertain time—I’m looking at you healthcare professionals, food suppliers, super market employees, journalists, etc. I fall in A. I’m in […]

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Chocolate Brownie {for one}

How many brownies, cookies, cakes, and breads can one bake? The answer for me is — infinity. I can bake all day, every second, and still want to bake more. However, during this time, I’m not sure that it would be wise for me to make a limitless amount of desserts — when my house […]

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Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

This year has turned out to be memorable—and not in a way I ever imagined. The words isolation, quarantine, online, and virus inundate the news. It’s scary, but I’m trying to find the silver lining in all of this. So, what am I grateful for today? I have the opportunity to spend time with my […]

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Lemon Loaf

Would you believe me if I said that this loaf has changed my life? Well, it has. It is unbelievably easy to make, and undeniably delicious to eat. It is soft and firm, tangy and sweet; it is everything. My brother was craving lemon loaf one night, so we did what anyone would do — […]

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