Eggnog Cookies with Browned Butter Icing

Below is The Fiancée’s recipe for the cookies she baked this weekend for a cookie swap. It has her personal notes, too. The cookies come out denser, cake-like, and less sweet than similar cookies or other holiday treats. They also have a hint of nutmeg flavor. (I helped by putting Continue Reading →

Children & Art >> Sunday Sense

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso  (Spanish Artist and Painter: 1881-1973) Here is one of the first Sunday Sense posts I’ve done in a while. I hope it inspires all you readers with children in your lives. Continue Reading →

Solution to Global Food Crisis Lies With Poop

Yep, they finally started making meat from people to solve the global food crisis, but not in the way that you would have thought. In a weird twist, the meat is being made from human waste a.k.a. poop! This video explains the process. Also, the new meat has fewer calories Continue Reading →

Of wet logs, old mail, and s’mores

Yesterday, ended up being a great end of the week and it nearly completed my personal symbolism of what makes summer. I already got grilled burgers (more please) and hot dogs (which I only eat once or twice during the summer). I already went hiking. I already almost offed myself Continue Reading →

Getting Past Finals Stress in 5 steps

How do you get past stress for finals? As I finish my thesis work and my final assignments, I can’t stop thinking about when I will be done with all the stress. When will it end? There are five  ways I use to get rid of finals stress: 1: Maintain Continue Reading →

Reflecting on the Big E”at”

There’s something about being at a fair that makes you feel as if you have an excuse to eat anything and everything. It’s a place where fried dough and a caramel apple constitutes one of many balanced meals. The Big E is a playground for foodies and gourmands. To give Continue Reading →