Archives for March 2015

mini coconut quick breads with fresh whipped cream

Coconut is a very divisive ingredient.  Some people love it and some people hate it. I love coconut.  Will does not like coconut.  On the other hand, I can’t stand even the smell of bananas, much less the taste, but Will loves them.  I do, however, love banana bread.  Are you catching on? I feel…

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link love

FRIDAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY! YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! Read that as if it were Buddy the Elf when he see’s Santa in the mall. It is Friday and I am excited about it, in case you didn’t get that from the first line of this post.  It has been a long, busy week and I welcome the weekend and all of the…

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this weekend at unc dance marathon

As you probably know from my previous post and my instagram feed, this weekend was UNC Dance Marathon 2015. Lots of my good friends and fellow Executive Board alumni came to town to help out and to see the event.  We went to kick-off on Friday night and watched as the Chair of the UNC…

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double chocolate espresso cookies

This weekend was UNC Dance Marathon, a 24-hour event where students stand, dance and raise money in support of the patients and families at UNC Children’s Hospital.  As you can imagine, standing and dancing for 24 hours is tiring.  That’s where these chocolate espresso cookies come in. These cookies are based off of cookies at…

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adulthood

This weekend some of my great friends from college are coming to town. These wonderful people are those I shared many sleepless nights and emotions with last year as we planned and executed the 16th annual 24-hour UNC Dance Marathon.  We are reuniting this weekend to see the 17th annual Dance Marathon and celebrate the…

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homemade pop tarts (aka hand pies) for pi day!

To me, pop tarts are nostalgic.  Different flavors bring back specific memories of my childhood. Brown sugar cinnamon remind me of my mom in my elementary school days when she would grab one as she was running out of the house to get to work early so she could be there for us in the afternoons….

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link love

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday.  This picture is from last week’s game, in honor of the ACC tournament and the games tonight.  Love over rivalry?  Love and rivalry.  May the best teams (preferably Duke and UNC) win. And, of course, some great links from the week! This girl is spot on about…

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gratitude

Life moves so quickly.  In the fast-paced technology-filled environment in which we live, it is important to take time to remember the things in our lives that we are grateful for.  Here are just a few things I am grateful for today: -loving, supportive family -being nearby said family -wonderful, caring friends -employment -spring and warmer weather…

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sunday sweets: banana cake with cinnamon brown sugar filling and salted chocolate frosting

Oh, daylight savings time, I don’t know how to feel about you. On one hand, I love the extra sunlight that comes when we “spring forward” for daylight savings, on the other hand, I struggle to know what time it is for about a week.  I don’t trust my clocks and I question the time…

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link love

image via The Sugar Hit It’s Friday.  And don’t those blackberry jam and custard donuts (doughnuts?) just make your day?  Yum. Or maybe these vanilla cream-filled doughnuts do it for you. If you are looking for another awesome doughnut that you don’t have to make yourself, Krispy Kreme has a limited time Chocolate Chip Cookie…

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