Face and Body Scrub

Face and Body Scrub

I have been struggling to find a good exfoliation scrub for a while and have tried so many. I have skin that is both sensitive and runs dry, so often scrubs can be too irritating for me. Recently I decided to start making my own and am quite pleased with the results, so thought I [...]

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Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowl

Apparently I've been into chicken and rice this week, but it is a healthy and relatively easy dinner, so that's not necessarily a bad thing. Last night I was craving chipotle and decided to make homemade burrito bowls instead. This is easily made vegetarian by opting out of the chicken and increasing your bean serving. [...]

In Bruges

In Bruges

It's been a while since I've posted, mostly due to finals, followed by an immediate departure to Europe. It felt really nice to have a vacation and see so many beautiful sights! Perhaps the most picturesque was Bruges (or Brugge), which is situated in Northwestern Belgium, connected by canals to the North Sea. It is [...]

Macarons

Macarons

This week, macarons were on my mind. Perhaps it was unpacking my beautiful books of Ladurée recipes while moving, or maybe it was the chilly weather which just calls for a dessert that is light in texture, yet rich in flavor. Either way, I had a bit of macaron fever this week and made the [...]

Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

Ok, so they may not be festive shapes, but these cookies were made for Halloween. I mean they literally have bits of candy inside them! Plus, something about the chocolate and caramel encased in a cookie makes it feel a little more special than just a candy bar. After tasting the new caramel m&m’s, Mike [...]