Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

June 18, 2011

Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing | Photo by BNF

Growing up, when my mom would ask which kind of cake I wanted for my birthday, I always requested the exact same kind.

Vanilla cake with chocolate icing.

Well, it’s not my birthday, but I did pass my journalism master’s thesis defense yesterday.

*Happy dance!* Read the rest of this entry »

Zucchini bread

June 6, 2011

Zucchini bread | Photo by BNF

Some days, a granola bar just won’t cut it.

But most of the time I don’t want that either.

I struggle with what to eat for breakfast.

Like. Every. Single. Day.

My mom – as recently as last week, mind you – reminded me of the importance of eating protein in the morning.

She (bless her sweet heart) used to give me about 9 million options in an attempt to be nice about not allowing me to skip it.

“Do you want cheese toast? How about a scrambled egg sandwich with tomato? Or cereal? What about an egg with toast?” Read the rest of this entry »

Tomato feta salad

June 4, 2011
Tomato Feta Salad
Tomato feta salad | Photo by BNF

There’s something wonderful about buying fruits and vegetables this time of year.

They taste fresher and sweeter and … well, they taste like they’re supposed to.

(Basically, the opposite of hothouse tomatoes in December. Ick.) Read the rest of this entry »

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