(sort of) Sober Sunday: Afghan saffron and emails to my sister
cocktail / gin / menu / menus / savory / Sober Sunday / spirits / sweets

(sort of) Sober Sunday: Afghan saffron and emails to my sister

saffron threads are the thread of the menu – cocktail optional, but highly recommended My sister works for the UN.  She does something with refugee camps and saves orphans in her free time.  She has a bullet proof vest.  I think things blow up in near proximity to her.  Based on her Facebook pictures, it … Continue reading

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

how to (not really) adult: coffee cake edition
cake / cake mix / easy to make / kahlua / sweets

how to (not really) adult: coffee cake edition

A recent study in Psychological Science cataloging the findings of Neil Lewis of the University of Michigan and Daphna Oyserman of the University of Southern California found that subjects would take action sooner if far off events were put in terms of days, rather than months or years, thus tricking the brain into solving some … Continue reading

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