everything in moderation (one-bowl breakfast cookies)
birthday / bourbon / brunch / chocolate / cookies / easy to make / gluten-free / inspiration / spirits / sweets / vegan

everything in moderation (one-bowl breakfast cookies)

I like the science of nutrition, but I am not a follower of diet trends.  For two months, I was doing some intense aerial training while simultaneously trying to rid myself of a lingering virus that made my joints feel like they were filled with toxic marshmallows.  As a result, I had to think about … Continue reading

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Sober Sunday: I’m just going to get drunk in this American Apparel Unitard
chocolate / cookies / easy to make / Sober Sunday / sweets

Sober Sunday: I’m just going to get drunk in this American Apparel Unitard

Current status: stress vomiting like a house cat. I’m supposed to do this aerial showcase on saturday. My aerial…teacher, (Coach? Guru? Enchantress? Evil Siren?), Laura, keeps telling me I’m doing great, I’m ready, I’m good, it looks awesome.  I think she’s falsely boosting my confidence just so I don’t start crying again. I don’t blame … Continue reading

sober sunday: pumpkin whoopie pie shaped dopamine receptors
cake / cookies / easy to make / holiday / pie / Sober Sunday

sober sunday: pumpkin whoopie pie shaped dopamine receptors

boy-shaped love drug & the best pumpkin pie alternative Poets likened love to a disease, Donne called it a canker worm, eating at the tender rose, like a cancer or virus weakening the host cell.  But The Beatles said all you need is love, to save, to heal, to act as a salve curing the loneliness … Continue reading

single process
bourbon / brownies / chocolate / cookies / easy to make / scotch / sweets / whiskey

single process

genetic flaws, hair dye, and blondies My mother is amazing.  I’m convinced she can pretty much do anything, from making my clothes to making me feel better.  She has helped me navigate literary theory, piano scales, middle school, AP art class, cooking disasters, hair disasters, and the marketing materials I write daily.   She ziplined … Continue reading

Please sir, can I have s’more?
bourbon / cocktail / cookies / scotch / whiskey

Please sir, can I have s’more?

Americanization, late nights at the office and knowing better but still making the same mistakes.  Oh, yeah, and alcoholic s’mores Last couple months have been busy – busy days at work/school means I don’t really feel like baking/blogging and eschew it for things like spending time with friends.  (We drink cocktails together so…research?  Yeah, lets … Continue reading

Another Reason to Love Cowboys
beer / cookies / easy to make / holiday

Another Reason to Love Cowboys

Cookies&Beer, Christmas&Family, Red Hook&AGoodCause I should write Crate&Barrel copy. Instead I’m going to advertise something way cooler and better designed than trendy housewares.  Hurricane Sandy did a number on businesses in Red Hook and some very cool people got together to produce a downloadable cookbook to raise money to ReStore Red Hook.  Check it out here: allhandsondeckredhook.org … Continue reading