My mom and I both love cooking and have always wanted to take a cooking class together. Yesterday morning, we finally did it! Sur La Table was offering 50% off some of their cooking classes this week, so we signed up to take their Perfect Pie Class. My mom’s taught me most things I know about cooking and because of her, I can cook veggies
Going to college just over 30 minutes from home has its perks. For example, when it takes 3 strategically-packed car loads to bring all of your belongings home for the summer (where did all of those things come from?), it’s really nice to live nearby. Despite that, this past semester was pretty busy and I didn’t spend much time at home. I’m still working on finalizing my internship plans for the rest of
A step-by-step tutorial to peel, chop, and roast your own butternut squash. Enjoy the caramelized cubes as a side dish, add to a salad, or puree in your homemade butternut squash soup! I may be a little late to the butternut squash party, but I just found out this year that I really like it. I’ve all but conquered my former distaste for the squash family because I’ve started loving
Somehow, my sophomore year of college is over. I took 11 classes, wrote 58 blog posts, turned in what felt like 32482 papers, planned 24 programs for the residents on my hall (6 of them involving ice cream), and ate at least 100 sweet potatoes. Sophomore year: the year I discovered my love for sweet potatoes! I grew closer to friends that I really treasure, developed some wonderful new
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine. All opinions are mine. I really like using natural beauty products…but only if they a) work as well as the generic products I’ve used and b) don’t cost half of my monthly RA paycheck. Natural skin products are typically gentler and less irritating, which is especially great for people with sensitive skin. I didn’t
While I’m no expert on essential oils, I’ve developed a serious love for them after using them for about a year now. So, I wanted to share a really basic “getting started” post about how I use them. If you’re not familiar with essential oils, they’re really concentrated liquids extracted from plants. Each one has a unique scent and a different set of health and wellness benefits.