Barely Cooking: Spinach Lasagna Rolls

July 29 is National Lasagna Day and I figured I might as well honor the “holiday.” So I made spinach lasagna rolls my way. AKA without all of the ingredients or right tools.


Instagram Unfiltered: What I Want You To Think vs. What Actually Happened

This is the sort of illusion of introspection I wish I had come up with on my own (I say illusory because it’s the kind of introspection where it’s easy to make it sound like I’m revealing a lot more than I am), but I 100% copied this idea from a recent post on Bustle. My Instagram feed is nowhere near as beautiful (or to my credit, I think, as staged) as the author’s, but it’s still an interesting concept: we only share the “picture perfect” snapshots of our lives on Instagram, but even so, those moments are not quite as idealistic as the filters we choose would lead you to believe.

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


Why haven’t I been writing lately? Is it a lack of inspiration? It shouldn’t be. I live in the city that never sleeps. The cup of inspiration should overfloweth. Is it a staid… 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

Valuable Assets

I was recently complaining about our fast-approaching graduation (which occurred May 5) with my boyfriend, bemoaning, “There were so many things I wanted to do that I never did!” His response: “But think… Continue reading

An existential crisis in an emergency room.

*author’s note: This was an essay assignment for my existentialism class. Sorry if you haven’t read Kierkegaard and have no idea what I’m talking about. I provide handy page references if you’d like… Continue reading

Putting dinner on my own damn table

I started this entry in late October. After all of my initial inspiration was thrown on the page, I promptly abandoned it – because I had no idea what kind of conclusion I… Continue reading

Let’s hear it for New York

New York City. The Big Apple. The City that Never Sleeps. I honestly don’t think I have anything to say about the place that has not already been said. But I have things… Continue reading

Big Girl Badge: I Survived a Car Accident

The lovely ladies at The Gloss proposed a challenge: submit a story about something you’ve done that moved you towards being a grown-up. AKA, earned you your Big Girl Badge. Unfortunately I didn’t… Continue reading