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Pumpkin Nutella Chess Pie

Apparently we now only eat things with pumpkin in them here.  Has pumpkin fatigue set in yet?  Is that a thing?

Also apparently it is in fact true that I will eat anything with nutella in it.  I don’t even usually like pumpkin pie (sorry/not sorry).  But once I decided to add nutella?  Yes.  Will eat.  No question. (more…)

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Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Can we talk for a second about the fact that it’s the end of October? 

I know it’s the end of October because of these things:

1. We turned our AC off a few days ago…and maybs won’t have to turn it on again?  Actually this is more typical of December in Texas, but we’ll take it. (more…)

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Oatmeal Raisin Blondies with Apple Butter Swirl

So Kate started her real life recently.  Meanwhile, I started my pretend real life.  This is the time when medical students go from study-study-study in the 1st 2 years to…work-work-study-study in the 3rd year.  We get to pretend to be doctors and most days it’s the best.

For the past 6 weeks, I’ve been pretending to be an ob/gyn.  There have been babies.  There have been ladies (like, all ladies obvs).  There have been…other things involved in ob/gyn that we don’t need to talk about.  It’s been preeetttyyy awesome. (more…)

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Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

I did something a little strange and a little watch-out-for-my-own-sanity.

I’m kind of proud.  You see, I knew I would be getting back the grade from the exam we took on Friday.  Quick recap: it was a hard, hard, hard exam about all the stuff that can go wrong with your heart.  The kind that makes you realize why cardiologists make lots of money.  (more…)

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Pumpkin Cake with Almond Butter Frosting

Let’s just state the obvious and get that out of the way.  I love science.  And learning.

But.  That being said, there are some things that I would prefer remain a mystery.  Things I hope no one ever explains to me.  I’m putting this list out there in public to avoid the same devastation I experienced upon learning that baby carrots are not, in fact, tiny carrots that grow with tiny carrot tops on a tiny carrot farm. (more…)

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Sweet Potato Carrot Ginger Soup

Questa ragazza sta per Italia!

Oh, hey. Just brushing up on my Italian.

Wanna know why? Becauuuuse, “this girl is going to Italy!!!!!!!!!!!” Is what that says. Google Translate it if you don’t believe me.

Fall of 2012, I’m taking the city of Milan by storm. Watch out.

Study Abroad 2.0: Bigger, law classier, more Italian.

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