my mama’s favorite chili recipe

It’s not fall if you don’t make a big ol’ pot of chili, am I right, or am I right?Β My mama has been making Clyde’s Famous Chili after first having it at Clyde’sΒ six years ago. She shared the recipe with me soon afterwards, and not only is it real easy to make, but it is […]

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the best chocolate chip cookies recipe

I’m really obsessive about a lot of things – holidays, television shows, my favorite tees. But the one thing that probably tops the list is chocolate chip cookies. They are basically the only perfect thing on this earth and are by and large my favorite dessert. If I am ever faced with a choice of […]

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sizzling pork noodles

Back in college, when I moved out of the dorms and into an apartment, I had no idea what to do about food. I never learned to cook growing up, and living in the dorms provided me a meal plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I was at a loss and was really intimidated by […]

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my summer bucket list : final progress (in photos)

Well, here it is! The end-all-be-all of my summer bucket list progress. I had so much fun with this project! Below you will find a huge compilation of photos and links to blog posts about most of these items. Summer 2013 Bucket List 1. Trip to Disneyland √ *read about our Disneyland trip here* 2. […]

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mushroom pasta

I’ve been following the girls over on A Beautiful Mess for quite a while now and love everything about their blog, especially their beautiful photos. It occurred to me the other day, though, that I had yet to actually recreate any craft or recipe that they have shared. Well, “what is up with that?”, I […]

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vegetable stir-fry

I have never stir-fried anything in my life, and it is the easiest thing in the world. My husband is half Chinese and enjoys making stir-fry from time to time with food such as mushrooms, baby bok choy, and tofu; you can see why I usually just leave this task up to him. But this […]

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