Confessions of an Introvert

I am insanely shy. Some people who know me well would beg to differ, but if I was meeting you for the first time, I’d be reciting in my head what I was going to say to you. All 22 years of school, I was deathly afraid of raising my hand in class, and the absolute worst was having a professor who was known to just call on people at random. Pretty sure I had ulcers all throughout sophomore year of college....more

We're Nesting!

…The term ‘nesting’ to me is less than pleasant – It makes me think about new life and laying eggs, not buying cutsie knick-knacks and wall art for your new home....more

Apple Cider Doughnuts

I didn’t really start getting into the kitchen and baking until recently — some time after I found out about my gluten and lactose intolerances. Gluten free [and dairy free] baking looks scary and intimidating. The recipes usually require a slew of ingredients that are costly and sound like they belong in a science project.Ahem, Xanthan gum, I’m looking at you.But since I’ve become comfortable with cooking, I decided to needed to branch out in the world of baking....more