I’m Not A Food Blogger, I’ve Never Been A Food Blogger

This has felt simultaneously sudden and like it has been a long time coming. I'm burned out on food blogging. I've only been doing it for a short amount of time, but I'm burned out. I'm not down with the competitive, entrepreneurial nature of the food blogging world. It's been slowly getting to me, and … Continue reading I’m Not A Food Blogger, I’ve Never Been A Food Blogger

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The Laugavegur Trail

The what trail?! Oh man, just wait till you hear the word Eyjafjallaj√∂kull... What a joyous language Icelandic is. I would provide a pronunciation guide, but I'm still not 100% convinced I'm saying it correctly. As far as I know, Laugavegur is pronounced (ley-guh-vey-gur) but I might be wrong so don't quote me. As for … Continue reading The Laugavegur Trail

Recipe // Black Sesame Hummus

I noticed that I had a lot of recipes with dips and sauces wrapped up into the recipes... but that stand on their own just fine. They're often things that I make and put on EVERYTHING so I decided that dips/sauces/and dressings needed their own posts. Thus this hummus was born. I originally made it … Continue reading Recipe // Black Sesame Hummus

“I Don’t Speak Icelandic”: A Reykjavik Re-cap

I had a lot of expectations for this trip. Boring ones mostly. I expected this experience to be more anxiety inducing than it was. I expected more routine, more growth, more introspection, whatever. Boring expectations. In all practical senses, I was actually completely unprepared for this. All my energy went into planning our four days … Continue reading “I Don’t Speak Icelandic”: A Reykjavik Re-cap

Recipe // Cherry BBQ Chicken Thighs

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Cherry season! Especially here in Michigan. Traverse City is one of the biggest producers of cherries in these parts, so we don't have to go very far to find the best ones. In fact, they are so enthusiastic about cherries that they have an entire festival dedicated … Continue reading Recipe // Cherry BBQ Chicken Thighs

7 Mental Health Cliches And How To Spin Them Into Something Actually Helpful

1. "Think positive"¬† Yeah, okay, cool. But like, HOW? Which is really an (somewhat) appropriate response to pretty much all of these. They are all easy to say and very, very hard to do. Especially considering exactly zero people came into the world with the skills to perform that kind emotional labor, and only a … Continue reading 7 Mental Health Cliches And How To Spin Them Into Something Actually Helpful