Merci-giving

At first glance, this year’s Thanksgiving was a tiny bit weird for me. Unlike other American festivities that have found their way to Europe (Halloween, Katy Perry dance parties, etc.), Thanksgiving has remained in its country of origin. Nobody quite understands the tradition or knows how to make a paper turkey by tracing their hand. Add…

Thanksgiving Break

  After making it through lab until five on Wednesday, I ventured ten miles across town to my mother’s house. This was my first year not driving to Northern California, so the significantly shorter drive was fantastic. Of course, being in Los Angeles, I decided to go on a flash card making binge after lab…

Thanksgiving Break

I have just had a stellar Thanksgiving break. Literally, I ate turkey among the stars. Kidding. I did have a ton of fun, though. The weekend began early because my only class on Wednesday was more of a fun hang-out sesh with the professor than a strict lecture, and the rest of my day included…

The Holidays

The Holidays are upon us which means finals are coming up! These times call for great gratitude and appreciation. I am such a happier person during these times. I am a happy person in general. But super duper happy during Thanksgiving and Christmas. This upcoming week brings Thanksgiving which makes me so thankful to celebrate…

Halloween Treats

This Halloween season I decided to put to test one of my favorite things to do- bake. Along with my sister’s help, I baked brownies and a cake cut into bat pieces. I put them together in a goodie bag along with several chocolates. Baking helps me release stress and allows me to be creative…