Recipe Review: Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry

Original Recipe: Facebook post from Goodful. Fried rice may literally be my favorite food. It's something I am always trying to perfect. I first learned that I could make fried rice in my tenth-grade Family & Consumer Science class, and I've been hooked on trying to make better and better fried rice ever since. I've … Continue reading Recipe Review: Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry

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Four Years Ago

Four years ago, I thought my life was over. Four years ago, I received a letter in my mailbox informing me that my relationship was over and I was to "go have a nice life." Four years ago, I screamed and fell to my knees sobbing, and experienced my first-ever heartbreak just three and a … Continue reading Four Years Ago

“A Room of Their Own, at Last” – ENG 575 Final Paper

This is a very short series I'm going to do (only three posts) featuring my final papers from my Spring 2017 semester of graduate school. This particular paper was written for a Gender & Sexuality class. I ended up receiving an 88% on this paper, and the reasons I was given an 88% are particularly … Continue reading “A Room of Their Own, at Last” – ENG 575 Final Paper

Recipe Review: Meatball-Stuffed Cheesy Garlic Bread

Original Recipe: This Facebook post from So Yummy. I'm always in the mood for things I don't have to put a lot of effort into. This one fit the bill in all the right ways, as I only dirtied like three dishes when making it. First up: I cheated on this recipe. I used frozen … Continue reading Recipe Review: Meatball-Stuffed Cheesy Garlic Bread

Book Review: “Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style” by Christie Matheson

I recently moved into my second-ever apartment. Unlike my first apartment, where utilities were a lump sum per month, this apartment I actually have to pay each individual utility bill. Now, I love saving money: couponing and thrifting are two of my favorite activities. In a neat twist, I picked up this book at my … Continue reading Book Review: “Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style” by Christie Matheson

10 Reasons Why I Love Going to the University of Montevallo

**Featured image is from the Montevallo English Department webpage, because it features me in my ENG 461 Creative Writing class! I originally planned for this post to be entitled "10 Reasons Why I Love Going to a Small University," but I realized that Montevallo is so unique in and of itself that I was planning … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Love Going to the University of Montevallo

Recipe Review: Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Breakfast Cookies

Original Recipe: Cookies & Cups I've got a bad habit of scrolling through Pinterest and pinning everything that looks delicious despite the fact there's a 99% chance I'll never make it. While I absolutely love cooking and baking and everything that goes along with that (the bakeware section at Wal-Mart/Target/other home stores is my weakness!), I hate doing … Continue reading Recipe Review: Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Breakfast Cookies