The Girl Behind the Blog


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  • Fall is my favorite season—I love the crisp air. Perfect with a warm blanket, hot cocoa, and good book.
  • October is my favorite month. It’s also my birthday month!
  • I’m extremely introverted.
  • My boyfriend and I have been together for 10+ years. We’re not married…yet!
  • I’m very picky about coffee. Homemade is not my favorite. 
  • I’ve never dyed my hair…despite its apparently envious color.
  • I’m a perfectionist. No, this isn’t always a good thing.
  • I’m the baby of the family. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother.
  • I am not an outdoors-y person.
  • Public speaking gives me major anxiety.
  • I don’t have cable.
  • My boyfriend and I spend $40 per week on groceries. No, that’s not a typo.
  • I do not like to be the center of attention.
  • I lived in Brooklyn, NY for 2 years. I learned very quickly that I am not acity girl.
  • I want an expansive food garden…and a chicken coop.
  • I love coffee from Tim Horton’s, Panera, and Starbucks.
  • I haven’t eaten meat since May 28, 2013.
  • I am a chocoholic.
  • I hate humidity. It does weird things to my hair.
  • I’d rather be cold than hot. This has developed since living in Brooklyn without air conditioning.
  • I have 3 nephews and 3 nieces. Each of my siblings have one boy and one girl!
  • I’m from a small town in Michigan. Population: 20,726.
  • Population of my current city: 60,334. Current county population: 989,794. Sometimes I feel claustrophobic.
  • Maybe I’m a country girl?
  • I hate traffic. I refuse to drive on express ways.
  • I do not ride roller coasters.
  • I’ve been to Sicily, Italy twice. My dad was born there and some of our family still lives there.
  • I want to travel to all 50 states.
  • My most favorite food in the entire world is French fries dipped in ranch dressing.
  • Pizza is a close second.
  • I rarely eat out.
  • My boyfriend and I have been paying off debt (mostly student loans) since May 2011. We have 2 years left to go. Hence our lack of cable, $40 grocery budget, and our lack of eating out.
  • We follow the Dave Ramsey plan for getting out of debt. It works.
  • I have a Master’s Degree in Psychology. 
  • My boyfriend calls me a “women’s rights activist”.
  • We own one car and it’s paid off.
  • love love.
  • Baking is my passion.
  • Reading is my favorite pastime.
  • My favorite quote: “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” – George Eliot
  • I’m a country music kind of girl.
  • I also love smooth jazz.
  • We want 3 children. Yes, we have names picked out. 
  • I look forward to creating traditions with my own little family–such as homemade hot cocoa and sticky buns on Christmas morning!
  • I belong to me. -Jessica Simpson
  • I will not apologize for who I am. I am my own person.
  • I have strong opinions. Another favorite quote: “Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.” – Dale Carnegie
  • I’m very quiet around those I don’t know…sometimes even around those I do know.
  • I workout 4 days per week and try my best to eat healthy.
  • I love cooking good food.
  • I am obsessed with food blogs.
  • I don’t drink pop (soda for those in the south).
  • My boyfriend and I lived apart for 1 year due to college. Luckily, we were able to visit one another monthly.
  • I’m afraid of water—especially deep water.
  • I am afraid of underwater creatures—sharks and whales mostly. I don’t even like seeing them on TV or in a picture.
  • I don’t cuss.
  • My favorite movies are Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Big Daddy, and Serendipity. Let’s not forget The Notebook and Titanic.
  • My favorite comfort food is homemade macaroni & cheese (with 8 cups of cheese!). Mmm!!
  • I have a major sweet tooth.
  • I love, love, love Georgetown Cupcake.
  • I love plain and peanut butter M&Ms. 
  • I don’t have a middle name.
  • I only like even numbers. Odd numbers are ugly.
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