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The 11 Emotional Steps of Finishing Graduate School

It’s the last month of graduate school. All your deadlines are coming up and the world is caving in upon you. There’s no way you will get all this done in time.   It’s the weekend before your papers are due. In a sense, you’ve made some progress, but in another […]

China Riddle, Product Review

Happy Birthday, Whisked!

Bakeries are always there to make goodies for our birthdays, but what happens when it’s the bakery’s birthday? A delicious cookie, pie and pizza palooza. At least, that’s what happens when you’re beloved Washington bakery, Whisked! Founded in 2011 by Jenna, a PR-pro-turned-baking-blogger, Whisked! is a wholesale bakery with products […]

China Riddle, Urban Bourbon

#UrbanBourbon: Derbying in DC

Whether you were born in the Bluegrass like me, or just enjoy horsing around in a flamboyant hat, everyone knows and loves the Kentucky Derby. I’ve learned the food scene in Washington is no exception, with several fabulous parties across the district celebrating the greatest two minutes in sports. I […]

Lizzie, Recipe

Recipe: Cozy Skillet Pot Pie

Last weekend, I put away all my winter clothes. Wine-colored corduroys, white cable knit sweaters, all of it folded and happily shoved into the darkest corners of my closet. Imagine my astonishment when I wake up this week to discover – SURPRISE! – the weather is total shit. Though I […]