Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe for no-fail, low-maintenance, bakery-style chocolate chip cookies has literally been on my “to-blog” list for years. I used to whip them up for last minute occasions and just never got around to photographing them. Did you catch a glimpse of that beautiful Ice Blue Kitchenaid mixer in the background though? Yes, I finally did…

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Mother’s Day Recipe Roundup

Mother’s Day sometimes falls on my birthday, and my mom loves to give me a hard time about how I should get her presents on my birthday, instead of the other way around. I like to say that she already got the best Mother’s Day gift ever, 23 years ago today 🙂 Joking aside, one…

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Class of 2018: Graduation Gift Ideas

It’s hard to believe a year has passed since I wrapped up the golden years in Chapel Hill! Seeing this year’s senior pictures and graduation festivities pop up fills me with so much pride for what my newly graduating friends have accomplished, as well as excitement for all the different adventures they have to come….

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Top 10 Taiwan Must-Eats

If I had a dollar for every time I mentioned having family in Taiwan and someone said, “Oh, I love Thai food!” …I would have a lot of dollars. My travels haven’t taken me to Thailand yet, but from what I gather, the two countries have very little in common. They are, however, both warmer…

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Odds & Ends – Feb/March 2018

Anyone have any theories on why February always feels like the longest month of the year even though it’s the shortest? Mine is that February and March are the first full months of work or school after the holidays, with nothing to look forward to until Memorial Day. This year in particular has felt like the…

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