In Loving Memory: Beondra Schaffer (1987 – 2010)

One week before my birthday almost three years ago, I got a call from a friend in south Florida asking me if I knew what had happened to my sister. This friend, who was a mutual friend of both Beondra and I, and who is still a close friend of mine to this day, explained … Continue reading

Recipe: French Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

What’s black, white & red all over? These cupcakes! Har, har. My jokes are funny! Seriously though, these are really good! They taste like chocolate chip cookies topped with whipped cream — DELICIOUS! I’ve been super into the whole black/white/red combo lately. Probably in anticipation of Riot Fest in September! I always love carnivals. Cupcakes: … Continue reading

I’m obsessed with granny squares.

A few weeks ago I found a link to some adorable photos of little squares that had all kinds of colors and shapes to them. I didn’t know anything about crochet, but I loved the way they looked and when I discovered that I could make an entire blanket for our apartment with a bunch … Continue reading