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About me and this blog

A managing editor by day, I am a scientist, hopeless romantic, aspiring home cook, and lover of golden retrievers, cheese, and bad (and good) TV at heart. I wanted to do what everyone else wants to do when they start a blog—share thoughts, pictures, and things I like while pretending people are listening to me. Someday, I hope to write a book.

I cook almost every day, I love to bake and read, I enjoy other people’s blogs, I spend too much money, I watch too much TV, I’m in classes to get my teaching license, I’m trying to find my future boyfriend, and I have funny stories about my friends (and myself). I, like everyone else I know, am struggling through this thing called my twenties and I’m trying to find purpose and meaning in my misdirected life.

Please feel free to comment or contact me to tell me what you like and what you disagree with, what you’re reading and watching, and what you’re up to.

About the food I cook

I use recipes handed down from my mother and friends, from cookbooks, from Cooking Light and other food magazines, from other blogs, from random places on this Internet, and from many other sources. I always attribute the recipe or include where I adapted it from. If you have any questions, let me know.

About my pictures

Unless there is an embedded link in a photograph on this blog, it’s safe to assume I’ve taken it myself. All the text and photos on this site are protected under the Creative Commons license. Please attribute to me or ask if you can reproduce content or photographs.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. barrymanana permalink
    June 24, 2010 12:18 am

    This is a nice friendly-read site.

    As for freelancing – you might want to check this out http://wp.me/pVoc5-1o.

    It might strike a chord. πŸ™‚

    • Laura permalink*
      June 24, 2010 10:39 am

      Very funny! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  2. Brian permalink
    June 24, 2010 8:52 am

    Your header rocks. Love the contrast with the font and the umbrellas. Nice!

  3. June 24, 2010 12:23 pm

    I have been exploring your recipes. Thanks for helping me to cool even though you had no idea that you even were!

  4. Anna permalink
    June 28, 2010 5:01 am

    Laura, your blog is awesome!I keep coming back for more! πŸ™‚

  5. June 30, 2010 4:28 pm

    I love your blog!! It’s probably my favorite I’ve stumbled upon on this site – perhaps because we have similar interests and your posts are actually interesting to read unlike most people’s. I’m an editor for a major newswire and also 25. I love to cook as well and enjoy your recipe posts!

  6. July 2, 2010 9:24 am

    I heart your blog.

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