Stop wine-ing about your finals…

Last day of my senior fall semester?! Where has the time gone, folks….seriously. It’s a pretty bittersweet year to say the least and I am definitely trying to make the most of all my last college moments. I mean what says “COLLEGE” more than mulled wine, pajamas, popcorn and watching “White Christmas” with your roommate Vic?!…

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas (Cookie)…

But seriously… it would actually be nice if there was snow on the ground right now, Mother Earth. 20 days until Christmas and Bex is just not feeling the spirit quite yet hence why my roommates and I are finally going to get our Christmas tree tomorrow accompanied by some eggnog icecream at good ‘ol Stewarts. …

These treats are a ghoul’s best friend…

Halloween approaches us, my friends! Ditch the packaged candy bars and lollipops and make your own treat for friends/kids/co-workers that they will just love! Here are a few ideas: Spooky Spider Oreos: These delicious and fun treats are bound to put a smile on anyone’s face and they are so easy to make. You can…

I don’t even know where to (s)tart…

Happy Fourth of July Weekend, friends! Time to start making some great dishes to enjoy with family and friends. But in writing this blog post, I want to briefly tell you about an article that a co-worker sent me earlier this week that really stood out to me: This article was titled, “Let’s Not Forget Our…

Hoppy Easter, everyone!

Time to get cracking and make this cute Easter breakfast! A 4-ingredient white chocolate oatmeal pancake plus some fruit and you have egg- actly what you need for a hopping Easter Sunday morning. The kids will LOVE this fun and healthy breakfast surprise. I wish you all a safe, loving and delicious Easter with family and…

Deck the halls with millions of cookies…

No one can deny that the holiday season brings sweet scents seeping out of the oven, accumulating shopping bags full of gifts for loved ones and Christmas decor dispersed throughout the house. I would be lying if I told you I did not absolutely love all of these aspects of this time of year but, the most memorable holiday…

I’m going (wal)nuts at how delicious this oatmeal is…

We all know that the best gifts come in the form of food. So, when I came home for Thanksgiving break with an edible holiday treat awaiting me, I was pretty pumped. Archer Farms Holiday Edition Spiced Fruit & Nut Trail Mix. Can you say, YUM!?!? This mix is “The Bomb” as Mama Doser would say. Filled…

I spy(der) with my little eye…

Ditch the packaged candy bars and lollipops and make a treat for you friends/kids/co-workers that they will remember! Last week I made some fall acorn treats for my teammates (see previous post) and this week I continued my creative streak with these Oreo Spiders just in time for Halloween! These delicious and fun treats are bound…

Get the in-cide(r) scoop on how to spice up your tea…

Confession: I live my life based on meticulous day-to-day schedules. These are not just any schedules, but rather ones that embody preciseness to the most extreme level: start and finish times for countless responsibilities including writing articles, attending meetings, working on internship applications, sweating through volleyball practices, formatting the newspaper, and the list goes on….

Yes, I am acorn(y) gal…

One of my favorite hobbies is spending time crafting and doing unique projects. When I was a little girl I used to enjoy seasonal craft projects with my Grandma’s cousin, Becky. Becky and I would go to Hobby Lobby or Jo-Ann Fabrics to shop around for hours picking out the perfect supplies for our unique seasonal…

Steamed Suet Pudding with Vanilla Bean White Sauce

Back when my mom was a little girl, a steamed suet pudding was a delectable Christmas dessert tradition during the large family gathering at her house. Traditionally, suet, which is beef or lamb fat, is mixed with flour, raisins and varying spices in order to create a steamed pudding that many associate with British cuisine….