Happy Birthday to me! Reflecting back at age 30 to move forward to 31.
Two weeks after having my wisdom tooth surgery, you’d think I’d be burned-out on anything involving pudding or ice cream! Instead I’ve been obsessed with experimenting with ice cream recipes. So far, I’ve made a tangy peach yogurt flavor and then this delicious banana pudding ice cream I’m sharing with you today. It’s a fun … Continue reading No Churn Banana Pudding Ice Cream
Yes, I waited until I turned 30 to have my wisdom teeth extracted (insert eye rolling emoji). I generally don't have a fear of the dentist; I'm just bad about seeing doctors regularly. I finally broke down and took time off from work to find relief from the impacted teeth causing me pain and frequent headaches. … Continue reading Wisdom Teeth and Ice Cream
Just last week a co-worker asked me what kind of photography I do and shamefully I didn’t have a clear answer. I fumbled around explaining what I don’t do (i.e. portraiture, photojournalism, fashion, etc.). I know I have a preference for wall art and fine art photography, but I really have trouble with categorizing my art. … Continue reading Macro Weekend
How to make simple vanilla flavored sugar.
I wasn’t sure what to give my husband for his 32nd birthday. I couldn’t really afford to give him any of his golf-related wishes so I went to the next best thing to a man’s heart…his stomach! I decided to bake him a cake, and gave him the choice of flavor. I assumed he’d be … Continue reading Birthday Icing
There’s something about turning 30 that makes me constantly evaluate my maturity. Maybe I do this for reassurance that I’m “adulting” normally?!? This past weekend I came to a half way comforting, yet shameful (if my grandmother knew) reality. I noticed that my contribution to parties has changed throughout the last decade. I'm no longer … Continue reading Citrus Cookies with Citrus Glaze
Me + Cleaning I have to admit; I’m not the most organized or clean home dweller. There’s dust. There’s pet hair. There’s a dining room table with a week’s worth of junk mail unanswered and some coupons on the fridge that I swear to use one day. But, every season I try to channel my inner … Continue reading Fall Cleaning
To kick off Adore 30, this first post is dedicated to lessons I’ve learned in life so far. Here are 30 lessons that have shaped me so far: Self Doubt is your worst enemy. The only person keeping you from your goals, passions, dreams and happiness is YOU. Believe in yourself and take risks. Embrace … Continue reading 30 Lessons Going into 30