Avocados are my favorite food. Seriously. Because they are the perfect food. I eat them every day. If I don’t have an avocado in my house, I legit get a small dose of anxiety. I’ve been known to carry one around in my purse. I’ve also eaten one without a knife on a plane. Just […]

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A few nights ago over dinner, Derek and I were discussing which ONE food we would choose to survive on for the rest of our lives. Because we’re going into some sort of armageddon, right? Because we don’t have 500 supermarkets in a one-mile radius, right? No, I’m just dramatic and must know these answers. Derek […]

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We’ve all had tahini. I hope. Actually, that might not be true. Because I just asked my honey if he knew what tahini was and he said no. Seeing that it came from a can mildly traumatized him. I guess I’ve rubbed off on him. Regardless, tahini is obsessively good. Like so good that you […]

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A few years ago, I had an idea in my head of what success and/or interesting-ness meant; and it was perfect everything everywhere. I would have my shit TOGETHER, people. I would not have a hair out of place, I would not make a mistake. I would lock it up and not show emotion. I […]

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Fall is my favorite season for all of the boring reasons. I love being warm and snuggly, I would have the smell of mulling spices glued to my lip if it didn’t look like a weird mustache, and I am head over heels for squash, brussels sprouts, and cranberries. But the real clincher for me, […]

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There are lots of people that resist eating healthy. The idea of it is shunned in the brain. If you’re not accustomed to it, I get how a plate of fries or cupcakes or breaded fried stuff would make someone want to throw a piece of fish steamed with lemon in the trash can. It’s […]

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