My First Two Weeks in Ireland: Thoughts/Feelings/Impressions

So today marks my seventeenth day as a resident of the great country of Ireland!  (HOW has it only been seventeen days? It feels like it’s already been much longer than that!)  My first week here was spent with…

Chickpea and Potato Bake: My First Week in Dublin

(I know it’s probably silly for me to combine a food post with a travel post … and hopefully soon(ish) I’ll have the chance to kinda split the two and focus on one/both individually…

Steak and Potatoes: a grilling adventure

Happy Sunday!  As you all may have figured out, I have been having a rough summer and have not been posting nearly as much as I would like.  I’ve also been struggling with the message of my blog – is…

Heartbreak: A Commentary

This past month I have been going through a very emotional time.  And I’ve debated whether or not I should write a post that any of my friends or family or random strangers could read.  But as I’ve…

Sunday Dinner: Savory Steak Tacos

Hello everyone, I am back to writing.  The past few months have been crazy busy, and I let my blog slide down to the bottom of my priorities list.  Can you believe it’s been two months since I…

Kale Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

Last year I worked at a restaurant called Acre (and I highly recommend them for anyone who finds themselves in the Columbus area: acretogo.com).  My favorite thing on their menu is their Kale Caesar Salad, but I add their…

Refreshing Chicken Salad

I don’t know what I was thinking starting a blog during the last few months of my undergraduate degree!  I appreciate all of you who are sticking with me as I work towards posting more regularly.  Within the next…

Dealing with Loss: a commentary

This is going to be a little different from the other posts I’ve published so far.  This is a very personal post to write, and I wasn’t sure if I wanted to publish it.  But a few friends…

5 Must-See Places in Ireland

Last summer, I went to Ireland with my family for a few weeks.  It was an amazing experience!  Visiting Ireland was on my bucket list before I even knew what a bucket list was, and I loved my time there…

5 Delicious Muffin Recipes to Kick Start Your Morning

Do you find yourself skipping breakfast on a regular basis?  They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can be difficult to fit breakfast into busy schedules!  I frequently skip breakfast because I don…