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January 2012

There’s something magical about baking. Yes, any teenage girl with a sweet tooth and a cookbook could tell you that. In my opinion, the true magic lies in who you’re baking with. Yesterday, instead of going straight home after work, I went over to my sweet friend J’s house. Last night we were both deliriously tired, but still decided to bake cookies. Thank goodness we chose a fairly simple recipe. These cookies are quite amazing, actually. They have the lovely flavour of coffee, but it isn’t overpowering. The white and dark chocolate on top makes them utterly delectable. They’re light and sweet

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January 29, 2012

Dear College: Spam Mail

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This, my friends, is the result of saving mail. Saving college spam mail, specifically. Here’s a quick background if you’re new to my college ramblings. I’m a senior, graduating this spring. I’ve applied to and been accepted to three colleges – I’ll be attending my top school next fall. I really despise waste. Honestly, I’m not an absolute environmental junkie, but I really hate to see tons of unsolicited letters and college look-books arrive at my house. This past summer, I decided to save all of this mail, just to see how much I’d get. The box on the left

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There’s a bit of a blogging obsession with inspiration notebooks lately. I love the idea, but to be honest, finding a super-large notebook and gluing things into it never appealed to me. Part of my resolution this year was to keep at least some sort of journal. I’m terrible at keeping journals, as they mostly tend to implode from lack of use and get covered in dust. I generally only write things down when I’m angry or upset, which isn’t very inspiring, nor is it something I want to talk about a lot. I came up with a solution when I found

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