when there are no words.

I have thought long and hard about what I would write after a 6+ month hiatus from blogging. I never really found my voice on this blog, it was a sort of food blog, sort of weight loss blog, sort of life blog.

However, to say the last 8 months of my life have been filled with joy and excitement would probably be the biggest lie.  And while I could have blogged about the personal trials and tribulations I’ve gone through, but that’s not me and that is too personal.

Much of the reason I haven’t blogged is that I have not been cooking or baking frequently.  For now, this one joy in my life also brings a lot of pain into my world as well.  To go into more detail would be more than I’m willing to share on the world of the internet.  For now I will leave you with the few lovely things I have made over the past few months.

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Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake with Whipped Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

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Homemade Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting (aka my birthday cake)

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salted caramel brownies (these have been a #1 hit every time I make them. however I cut back on the instant coffee [only 1 tsp.] because otherwise I find it very overpowering in the recipe.  I bought the fleur de sel caramel sauce from trader joe’s, use the whole jar, and only sprinkle 1 tsp. of the flaked sea salt.  seriously make these, they are amazing.)

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musings of a twenty-something.
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6 Responses to when there are no words.

  1. Brenda says:

    Praying for whatever is going on. Glad to see you’re back.

  2. Katie H. says:

    Miss you dear. I hope all is okay. We are moving back to the 518 for good in mid-April- we will have to get together :)

  3. yayielle says:

    I understand your struggle. I’m going through my own issues and not sure if I should blog about them or not. I hate revealing too much personal info and always admire others for being so brave when they do so.

  4. Heather says:

    :)
    those are the funfetti cupcakes of awesome, right!?!?
    thank you for making me want all of the sweet things right now – perfect distraction on a typical Monday!

  5. Chris Ranallo says:

    Just found your blog thanks to your Chicken Wing Garbage Bread. I hope you have turned a corner on whatever is going on and things are looking up. I have only read that one post, and this one, but you seem funny and to be a good, adventurous cook. I look forward to reading thru more of your post.

  6. kellml289 says:

    EMILY I SWEAR TO GOD if I SEE that you HAVE MADE THOSE SALTED CARAMEL BROWNIES ONE MORE TIME WITHOUT GIVING THEM TO ME I will just have to lock myself in an annex and cry for 1000000 days. Sad face. So so sad.

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