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June 2010

Challenge of the cornet: Nutella edition

Birthday week meant I blew off most responsibilities, took uber-long naps and didn't think twice about eating dessert first. Even though my birthday dessert was officially chocolat fondant (think brownie mix right before it goes in the...
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Being young is an issue of mind over matter

My parents like to remind me of the time in high school that I threw a fit and told them that they ruined my lives. I admit that I was a bit overdramatic as a teenager, but always being the "baby" is harder than it seems. Today I turn 22....
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I prefer my meat boneless, skinless, faceless

I've been in a weird sort of forced-vegetarian state since I've arrived in France. Despite passing more than four butchers on my walk from home to work every day, I have only purchased one meat product: a rotisserie chicken. Why? I have no idea how...
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A bit “ehhh” about Eze

It's hard to keep up the "tourist" mentality when you're working, writing, studying French, running errands and attempting to have a social life. In short, only having one morning to sleep in each week makes it hard to want to wake up early enough to...
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Ice cream twice in one day? Absolutely!

Well, I've already gained a kilo and I'm pretty sure the ice cream servers are starting to judge me. I think I'm going to have to explain myself if I keep going twice in one day. My mini photo shoots with my ice cream--although I didn't bring out the...
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Why every kitchen needs a grater

Things that I've learned while cooking in France: A grater is necessary for any kitchen. I never had a grater when I had my own apartment, since I bought my cheese pre-grated. Yes, I was that lazy. However, I've learned that a grater can do so...
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What makes you a writer?

Even since I was a little girl with my nose stuck in a book, I've wanted to be a writer. And I keep saying that I "want" to be a writer, even though I write every day. I write blog posts, tweets, letters. I write about the things that inspire me,...
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