My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

I have really weird dreams sometimes, and they rarely make sense immediately upon waking up. I attribute my likelihood of having weird dreams to a few different possible sources: 1. My super fun anxiety 2. My penchance for cheap Franzia wine late at night 3. My overactive writer imagination 4. My weird ass life and… Continue reading My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This

The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. I love decorating, baking, and especially our annual trip back to Cleveland to see the sights, drink some Great Lakes Christmas Ale, and visit my family/friends. There's just something about NE Ohio that will always feel more like home to me than North Carolina,… Continue reading If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This

Winter Driving And Corporate America: A PSA

I was born and raised in NE Ohio, so I know all the tricks and techniques to driving in snow. However, I'm also smart enough to know that there are absolutely no techniques to driving on ice, and I'm not one of those cocky Northerners who claims to have such an unrealistic talent. I don't… Continue reading Winter Driving And Corporate America: A PSA

Quick Easy One-Pot Rotini With Italian Chicken Sausage And Mushrooms

Is there anything better in the winter than a great big pot of comfort food? I think not. Pasta is the ULTIMATE comfort food, and one of my favorite things to make (and eat.) I've been making up random pasta recipes on the fly for years because it's so diverse, inexpensive, and full of delicious… Continue reading Quick Easy One-Pot Rotini With Italian Chicken Sausage And Mushrooms

Two Versions Of Doggy-Friendly Cake For Your Special Fur Kid’s Occasion

I'm basically the dorkiest dog mom on the planet, and one of my biggest struggles is resisting my pups' adorable begging techniques when I'm eating something they want (which is everything, let's be honest...I could be chewing on a clove of raw garlic and they would beg for a bite...not that I would do that… Continue reading Two Versions Of Doggy-Friendly Cake For Your Special Fur Kid’s Occasion

More Kitchen Adventures: Spicy Beef Enchiladas!! And Yes, They’re Lactose-Free

I've been delivering a lot of food from Mexican restaurants lately and it smells amazing, so I had the idea to make some enchiladas for dinner tonight. I've made enchiladas plenty of times, but it's been awhile. Just to clarify from the start, I don't follow an authentic recipe and I have absolutely no Hispanic… Continue reading More Kitchen Adventures: Spicy Beef Enchiladas!! And Yes, They’re Lactose-Free

The Magical Wedding Ring Of Invisibility

Prior to my current part--time delivery gig, the last time I had a job that involved driving around was back in my single days when I worked in outside sales. I always liked the adventure aspect of it because I'm the type who hates to be chained to a desk for too long. However, it… Continue reading The Magical Wedding Ring Of Invisibility