I know you’re a fruit tart but what am I….

So here’s the deal. I’ve been trapped in doors thanks to blizzards for the past two weeks. I’ve eaten a bunch of terrible things the past two weeks. It’s now 70 degrees and sunny outside and I want something fresh and spring-like. Also it’s my brother-in-law’s birthday and he requested a fruit tart. Win. Win. […]


Life is funny, don’t ya know? Here’s why I figure. I am a baker. Not an amateur or even intermediate baker. I’m an advanced baker (or at least that’s what I tell myself). Yet…. I failed at making bread in a bread machine. Isn’t it ironic? (Don’t ya think?) A little too ironic. (Yeah, I […]

10 Lessons Learned at a College Football Game

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend my very first collegiate football game. Was it fun? Eh. Was it a learning experience? Sure. Was it something this crowd phobic introvert would care never to repeat again? Absolutely. Lesson Number 1: Seating in the student section is first come first serve. Also known as… […]

The Photo that Caused a Million Prayers

Did you gasp, put your hand over your mouth, sigh happily, squeal, jump up and down, smile, say ‘Aww.’ or ‘She makes cute ones, therefore that is awesome.’ or even ‘It’s about time!’? All of the before mentioned responses are completely acceptable and welcome. Did you moan, frown, pout, roll your eyes, say ‘Oh no, not another nine […]