Lofthouse Sugar Cookies

The world feels painfully loud, yet painfully quiet. It’s loud because we as a community of humans are finally standing up and addressing the systemic inequality that has drowned society forever. It also feels painfully quiet because each day I notice how there are still many inequalities and adversities going unmentioned. The world is a […]

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I Stand with You

2020 has been the most suffocating year. I am trying to maintain optimism because I have a lot of things to be grateful for, but inside this twisted world, I am struggling to find the light. I’m struggling to find hope. I’m struggling to find a sense of normalcy. I’m struggling — but my struggles […]

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Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Today, I bring you all red velvet cinnamon rolls. Combining my love for warm, gooey cinnamon rolls and all things red velvet, we have a dessert (or breakfast?) that makes any day sweeter. The red color was made for royalty — and you don’t even need a crown.  Ok, y’all, what’s up? I have officially […]

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

If you have overripe bananas on hand, this is the perfect thing to bake up! The banana and chocolate create an inviting flavor loved by anyone.

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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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