My First Full Day In Scotland

I may not have understood half the things people said to me today, but my first day on this side of the pond has been wonderful, nonetheless.

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Fight and Flight

Sometimes you don’t need to put an ocean in between two people for it to feel like they’re worlds apart.

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Lost and Found: The Magic of New Beginnings

I’m starting a totally new chapter of my life…there’s a lot of excitement that comes with that, but also a lot of discomfort.  I’ve been thinking a lot about new beginnings, first chapters and honeymoon phases, and about the ways those so-called  ‘fresh starts’ can often seem a bit stale, particularly when it comes to […]

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Valentines Day Italian Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Last year, I spent Valentines Day eating a grocery-store chocolate bar from my then-boyfriend that he picked up at the last minute on his way to my house.  This year, I took matters into my own hands.  I’d take these home-made buttercream cupcakes over that chocolate bar (or that Valentines date) any February 14th. 

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