Profile: Cure Coffeehouse and Brasserie

Last week, I used one of my school-free mornings to drive down to Norfolk. I had many goals to accomplish in the city, but my ulterior motive was to visit Cure Coffeehouse, an adorable coffee shop in the heart of Norfolk, walking distance to the MacArthur Center and the NorVa, my favorite concert venue. I've... Continue Reading →


Brown Sugar Coffee Syrup

If you love coffee as much as I do, and especially sweet coffee, you'll love making your own coffee syrup to add a sweet personal touch to your morning routine. Homemade coffee syrup works well in regular brewed coffee, lattes, iced coffee, or any way you prefer to get your coffee fix. I've been making... Continue Reading →

Abby’s Very Sweet Sixteen

Yesterday was my younger sister's birthday, and like all other family birthdays I insisted on making her birthday cake. At this point, I skip the "do you want me to.." and get right to asking what flavor. She asked for vanilla cake and icing with cookie dough filling, which made me excited because it reminded... Continue Reading →


This is my brand-new blog! It'll be a mix of baking and coffee-making, personal stories, and profiles of my favorite places. I should post something new¬†every Thursday. My first "real" post will be up soon, about the cake I made for my sister's birthday. Here's hoping it will be as fun for you to read... Continue Reading →

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