Easy Vegan Sushi Bowl

I’m a huge fan of simple meals, especially when I’m the chef! I was thrilled when I first learned to make sushi. It was so much easier than I thought … Continue Reading →

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If You’re Ever in Austin

When I first decided to leave Miami, Austin was one of the cities several people recommended to me, but I never imagined I would end up living in Texas. Life … Continue Reading →

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2016 Songs of the Summer

This has been a big summer for me. On May 31st, I loaded up my car, went to work in Houston, and then drove to my new apartment in Austin. … Continue Reading →

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A Letter to My 18-Year-Old Self

Dear Me, I know this is a very confusing time for you. Hang in there. I know that you may not believe me right now, but please trust me. I’ve … Continue Reading →


Car Troubles

I drive a black 2008 Scion TC. It’s cute, reliable, fairly inexpensive to maintain, and best of all … it’s paid off! At least it was inexpensive to maintain up … Continue Reading →


A Small Self-Care Victory

  Yesterday I decided to listen to an episode of the I Simply Am podcast on my way to the grocery store. That small decision had a big impact on … Continue Reading →


Why Mothers Must Love Their Bodies

  Dear Mummy, Thank you for teaching me to love my body. I came across this letter recently and it broke my heart. I would like to lose a few … Continue Reading →

My Vegan Story (and Recipes!)

When I first became a vegetarian over 10 years ago, my original intention was to become vegan. I was both disgusted and horrified after watching PETA’s Meet Your Meat videos. … Continue Reading →


My First Confession

I’ve been wanting to write about my first confession for a while. It was a traumatic experience, but it makes for a good story! Now that I’ve written it, I … Continue Reading →


Protecting Criminals Instead of Citizens?

Last week, my boyfriend received an email from our apartment complex. It stated that there had been a home invasion the week before. Around 11 p.m. one night, someone knocked … Continue Reading →