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Louisville and Asheville

Some places just make you take a deep breath, look around, and realize that everything is right with the world (even though you read wayyy too much news and know that it isn’t). Louisville and Asheville are two of those … Continue reading

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Kimmswick

Last weekend I decided to take road trip to Kimmswick, Missouri. I saw a sign for the town a couple months ago when I was driving down to Taum Sauk Mountain but I brushed it off as a tourist trap. … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Pie and First Signs of Fall

Fall might be my favorite season in Chicago. I love when the air gets crisp, the leaves start changing colors, and the whole city takes on a golden glow. Last year, I wasn’t prepared for the weather–in St. Louis, fall … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie hasn’t always been at the top of my list of favorite desserts.  In fact, I only tried it for the first time more recently, when I was over at a friend’s house for dinner.  I was a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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Sugar-Frosted Apple Pie for National Pie Day

I was browsing one of my favorite food blogs the other day, looking for inspiration for quick weeknight meals.  I found some interesting recipes, but I also found another, more exciting piece of news: That Monday, January the 23rd was … Continue reading

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