Category Archive: adulting

Barely Cooking: Mediterranean Shrimp Couscous

It’s been a little more than a week since I last made a Barely Cooking entry. At first, this was because I moved apartments at the beginning of September, and that involved many changes. One of them being that I got lazy and didn’t want to cook a real meal every week. But I’ve decided to make a comeback in the form of Mediterranean Shrimp Couscous.


New Year, Pure Life

I’m all for fresh starts, new beginnings, and any excuse to make a change. I have many New Year’s resolutions I’d like to attain. By declaring them here, I am trying to hold myself accountable. So if/when I fail at attaining one or two or all of these, I’ll have to live with my failure. And why would I want to do that?

Happy Anniversary to NYC and Me

What has a year of those circumstances, living in and with and as a part of NYC, done to me? This may sound like a strange declaration coming from someone who lives in the city that never sleeps, but New York has mellowed me out.

No One Likes You When You’re 23

Tuesday I turned 23. Twenty three might not seem like a significant age to most. Maybe it shouldn’t feel like a significant age to me. But it does. Both for the number and for the forces behind it.

Listomania: Reasons My Big Girl Badge Should Be Revoked

Listomania (not Lisztomania): because sometimes, especially for slightly obsessive-compulsive people like myself, making a list is the best way to make sense. This post doesn’t count as breaking through my #writersblock, because it’s just a… Continue reading

#PGP: Post-Grad Point of view

My college roommates and I thought we were pretty clever with the sheet sign that we came up with to hang from our porch for graduation weekend. Sheet signs at the University of… Continue reading