Just a year ago, I was lounging around in my dorm room, napping on various patches of grass on various parts of campus, worrying only about whether I should go to 4:30 dinner or do a double meal before I went to go drink.
I think I certainly put off writing about graduation long enough.
For my last spring break, I was lucky enough to visit Kiawah Island in South Carolina. It’s known as the place that hosted the PGA Championship in 2012, but it’s also home to gorgeous ocean views and marshlands. We were hosted by the WONDERFUL Bernstein family at their gorgeous home, where we were fed some … More Spring Break at Kiawah Island: Golf, Sea, but Mostly Dinners
Life without food is like a broken pencil: pointless. ^^ can also be used as a pick-up line Food at Amherst. Ok, bye. If you want to know more specifically what something is and where something is from, just message me because I’m too lazy right now to label everything.
And by facts, I mean things I find to be true after a year…laced with advice from yourz tru-Lee (ha!!) 1) Memory is very powerful. 2) Indigestion leads to a variety of other problems, so make sure to keep that on track. 3) Try everything at least once. 4) Do not pee in public. 5) Drink in … More 50 Facts I Learned in 2013
I am such an emotional wreck right now for a large number of reasons (not as much now that I’ve been inducing myself into food comas since I’ve been home). Too much is happening and changing. I have people and things to get over. People are leaving me. I literally have no idea where this … More Meep – One Semester Left
When it comes to rejection, I just don’t like it. But my friend and I had a food date the other day at Panera, and he was telling me about this epiphany he had. (Quick food note: the mac n cheese at Panera is unreal). Apparently, he was talking to his former advisor about the … More When It Comes To Rejection…
It’s going to sound weird but get yourself a bowl (or cone, if you’re feeling ambitious) of vanilla frozen yogurt, drizzle olive oil on it, and then sprinkle on some sunflower seeds. It sounds REALLY weird, but it’s REALLY good. Olive oil is just good for you in general and so are sunflower seeds. So … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 4: Froyo with a Twist
Full credit goes to Maddy Sung for introducing me to this delicious and healthy-ish dish. Take whatever pasta you like, some butter or olive oil as a healthy alternative, lots of cheese, and edamame and put it in a bowl. I also added sunflower seeds, which I do for pretty much everything in Val, to … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 3: Yummy Pasta!!
If you’re like my friend who gave up sweets until Halloween or like myself who lives by the mantra “butter makes everything better,” you might want a healthy dessert here and there when you do need a “palette cleanser.” I think this one is common knowledge, but I was SO thrilled (kind of) when my … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 2: A Healthy Dessert