Cooking for Christmas in Cape Town

Ok, so I love cooking, and I usually help make something for Thanksgiving or Xmas dinner, but I have NEVER, cooked the entire meal by myself, let alone for 8 people. So this xmas was definitely a first. Complicating the situation was wanting to cook a traditional (my family’s traditions that is) dinner in another…

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INSANITY–Fit Test #4

So despite my 2.5 week hiatus, I actually did pretty well during my fitness test today. After the fitness test and the actual hour long workout after that, exhaustion had a new meaning for me. It’s all good though. As I cook the entire Christmas dinner for the first time ever, I know that these…

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Saturdays

Saturdays for me mean Old Biscuit Mill for breakfast/brunch. Old Biscuit is like an outdoor market/shopping center, but on Saturdays, there is a whole section of food vendors, and the food is EXCELLENT for a food-lover like myself. I always tell myself I’m going to try new things when I go, but there are certain…

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INSANITY–Resumed

I had to put INSANITY on pause while I moved and had finals. And by “had to,” I mean, I already wasn’t sleeping trying to finish everything and was living off of coffee and energy drinks, adding a brutal hour workout to that would have been the death knell to my finishing all my work…

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Back to Africa

Okay, maybe not the best title for a blog piece, but I did go back to Africa–Cape Town, South Africa that is. I’ve been here about a week now, and while much of my time has been spent catching up on sleep from the 2 weeks of not sleeping during finals and moving, and then…

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