LA Adventures, Part 3: To Monterey and Back

March 22, 2014

Happy weekend, friends! I hope you’ve got some restful and fun plans. I’m here to share the last of my LA trip recaps. At this point it was so many weeks ago that it all feels like a dream, but as I scroll through the photographs it all comes flooding back. When I left off, […]

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LA Adventures, Part 2: Disney, Cafe Gratitude, and Crossroads

March 14, 2014

Happy Friday! I’m here with more recaps of my west coast trip. We left off with my exploration of Erewhon natural foods market, a trip to Rawvolution, and dinner at Real Food Daily, as well as some precious time with two very dear friends. On Wednesday morning, friend time continued as I was reunited with […]

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LA Adventures, Part 1

March 8, 2014

Happy weekend! As promised, I’ve gathered up some highlights from my sojourn on the west coast last week. I’ve never been to LA for non-work purposes, so this was my first opportunity to explore the city for fun. That said, the real purpose of this trip wasn’t to visit cultural attractions, or to wander neighborhoods, […]

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Weekend Adventures in New Orleans

February 20, 2014
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Well, I’m back from a delightful long weekend in the Big Easy, and it appears that warm temperatures have followed me! For the first time in a while, DC is temperate, and it feels lovely. As I catch up on work here, I of course have to tell you all about the weekend’s culinary highlights, […]

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Adventures in San Fran

August 19, 2013
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I’m back from the west coast and the beautiful city of San Francisco. My mom and I ventured out there for a little girls’ trip–our first travel together in a very, very long time. We are, as you surely have noticed, incredibly close, and now that my post-bacc is over, I’m trying to spend much […]

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#VVC2013: Meet & Greet. And Eat

May 27, 2013

Imagine this: you have a bunch of friends who live all around the country. You know their hobbies, their partners’ names, where they grew up, where they hang out, what they do, and even what they ate for dinner today. But the funny thing is, you rarely ever see them, and it’s totally possible that […]

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Orange and Vanilla Hemp Shake

March 11, 2013
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Recently, I shared instructions for making green juice without a juicer. In that post, I mentioned that green drinks have become more of a staple than ever for me. I’m spending long, long days on campus, and I find that I can’t conveniently pack up and lug around as many leafy greens as I’d probably […]

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