Time to check in again! I’ve had two full months now of working on my summer to-do list/bucket list. How much have I gotten done? Continue reading
First, because it never gets old:
The 5k was a lot of fun! Sadly, the one we did last summer, the Electric Run, was a lot MORE fun. Continue reading
One of the essays I always had my students write was a focused review. Rather than just saying if something was good or bad and why, they had to find an existing set of standards based on their audience, and review their subject against those standards. For example, they could write about any romantic comedy – as long as they compared it to the gender stereotypes of the time period in which it was made (I got a lot of confused reviews of Titanic and The Notebook by kids who didn’t completely understand the assignment. Why it was always those two movies, I have no idea). Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the sugar-free/sugar detox movement that’s been seemingly taking over the world lately. Curiously enough, just a few days ago, the big news in the food world was that the FDA has released a recommendation to lower the daily recommended intake of added sugar from 25% to just 10% of daily calories. They must have read my post and been spurred to action! 😉 Continue reading
This has become something of a yearly tradition – my mom, brother and I do a 5k. AT NIGHT.
This year’s takes place this weekend, and I’m pretty excited about it. It’s a lot of fun! The race typically doesn’t start until around 9:00 pm, and everyone wears glow-in-the-dark clothes, glow stick bracelets stacked to their elbows, and glow-in-the-dark face paint. We’re ready with all three. Continue reading
Well, I may have missed National Ice Cream Day this past Sunday, but luckily for me, all of July is National Ice Cream Month. So I give you my post from spring semester about making ice cream in Food Science…includes a very tasty recipe to make your own custard ice cream at home!