Baking

Easter Egg Cupcakes (with a surprise!)

I have very fond memories of my childhood Easters. My parents always set out cute little baskets of candy for me and my sister, and we loved the thrill of the egg hunt before church. Megan may say she always…

Food

Potato and Leek Soup (with Soda Bread)

It was the spring of 2009. My dad and I had been cycling all day, as well as the day before that… and the day before that. Even though the scenery of that day had been gorgeous and morale was…

Beauty

Easiest. Smokey Eye. Ever.

I am by no means an expert at applying makeup. I still haven’t figured out the right amount of blush to use and the words “cut crease” seem more likely from a horror movie than any makeup table in my opinion.…

Life

Huntsville Snowpocalypse 2015!

Living in the Tennessee Valley has a lot of perks, but winter weather is not one of them. Growing up in the South, snow days were classified on the scale of awesome days juuust below your birthday. You got to…

Baking

Neapolitan Champagne Cupcakes

Happy Oscars weekend everybody! If you weren’t aware, the Academy Awards is this Sunday, so I thought I would bake some cupcakes for the occasion. As it is Hollywood’s most glamorous night, what better flavor to work with than champagne? These are great…