Author Archives: Emily

About Emily

musings of a twenty-something.

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 … Continue reading

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browned butter chocolate chip cookies

Someone, please, take these out of my house… right now. In general, almost every baker strives to discover the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.  It seems like such a easy thing, yet, as any baker can attest, finding the perfect … Continue reading

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taking the time to honor the needs of your body is taking time to honor the needs of your soul.

For almost eight months, hot yoga has become a part of my life.  At the end of every class, the instructor repeats this line: “Taking the time to honor the needs of your body is taking the time to honor … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Somehow its already March. A lot has changed in the past month for me, I now have a temporary position in an office for the next five to six months and I’m still working my other job as well.  Its … Continue reading

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life via instagram part iii

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red velvet cupcakes with whipped cream cheese frosting

In case you were wondering, I actually really like Valentine’s Day. Maybe its because I love the combination of pink and red, maybe its because I like cheesy things like hearts, or maybe its because I think red velvet cupcakes … Continue reading

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red velvet brownies with white chocolate frosting

Confession: I really hate cream cheese frosting. When I found this recipe for a red velvet dessert with white chocolate buttercream, I was ecstatic.  Typically all things red velvet have cream cheese frosting which I usually make and just opt … Continue reading

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Raspberry Dark Chocolate Scones

I like fruit. I really genuinely like fruit, however I really hate cleaning fruit.  I know this sounds stupid because I love cooking therefore cleaning fruit should be a pretty simple task in comparison, but I find it boring and … Continue reading

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post college freak-out and cupcakes.

I am having a quarter life crisis. While I am beyond thankful and happy to be done with school, I am also completely freaking out that I am not in school for the first time in eighteen years.  Today was … Continue reading

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orange dark chocolate scones

I have become obsessed with scones lately.  I’ve been making my cinnamon chip scones a lot, but I ran out of cinnamon chips and can’t seem to find them anywhere. On Sunday, I went to a brunch hosted by the … Continue reading

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