Getting back on the Hook

Back in 2010 or 11, I had to have a second knee surgery. It was summer, and I was an undergrad with no optional summer courses. IE, bored out of my mind. I was working in a lab at the time, but not full time, and had more free time than I would know what…

Thin and Fine is a Bad Thing?

I’ll just go ahead and say it, having thin and fine hair is a pain in the you know what. Those of us who are lucky, YES! lucky, enough to have it are often annoyed by the limp and lackluster strands. However, I’m going to share my 5 favorite products for styling your otherwise meh…

Volunteering ROCKS!

This past weekend was JAM PACKED for this little introvert. Luckily, Friday night was really chill. Stayed home and made (more) sweet potato cookies, as well as a sweet potato/chicken/black bean/enchilada sauce casserole. Am I during orange yet?? Saturday during the day I was able to charge my social batteries. Sat in the yard with the…

Date Night in the Queen City

This weekend my boyfriend and I decided to have a much needed date night out in Charlotte. We wanted to wear something nice, sip on fancy drinks, eat new and interesting foods. Thankfully, his awesome parents surprised us with a gift certificate to one of the coolest Asian/American restaurants in uptown, Fahrenheit. Located on the…

Sweet Potato COOKIES?!

I’m a fanatic of sweet potatoes. I could eat them every day. Nothing fancy either, I prefer them plain. Just a fork please! In fact, it irritates me when people over sweeten them. Once a year (for Thanksgiving) I make “candied yams” with an insane amount of butter, dark corn syrup, and brown sugar. BUT…