Vegetarian Rumspringa?

August 11, 2014

I became at the vegetarian at the tender age of 11 because of cube steak. For those unfamiliar, it’s a cut of meat from the “round” area of a cow, or basically, its hips. It’s a tough cut, I reckon, because Wikipedia says it needs to be fiercely pounded with a meat tenderizer. What I […]

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5 Random Things

July 22, 2014

Cause why not, right? I’m totally procrastinating on a deadline a little right now, because that’s how real journalists roll, right?  My sekrit- I had never read Harry Potter until recently. My only impetus is an impending vacation to Orlando which will include a trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of […]

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Mid Year Pause

July 3, 2014

Remember six months ago yesterday, when we were freezing and making New Year’s resolutions? It’s definitely six months later and depending on how freaked out you are by how fast that happened will determine if you feel confident or depressed about what you may have accomplished in that time period. I don’t think I made […]

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June 12, 2014

I like these little memes because sometimes it helps me sort out where I am in the day/week/month/season of life. Plus it’s fun to compare to past ones over time. I ganked this one from Jessica at How Sweet It Is. Eating /homemade  super lemon ice cream with blueberries Drinking / water with so much condensation on […]

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Summer is Here, Grab Some Pints of Beer!

June 6, 2014

There’s no doubt that cold beer and a hot summer go hand in hand just like that beer should go in your own hand on said hot summer day and no one knows that better that Columbia residents. Both of our local breweries, Conquest Brewing and River Rat Brewery, are ready with cold ones on […]

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What Do You Do With Kohlrabi?

June 2, 2014

Sometimes these strange CSA vegetables show up and coming up with some way to use it just gets put on the back burner for a while. Sometimes, you even let the questionable vegetable turn on itself, as humidity and ethylene from other produce attack the simple, misunderstood… whatever it is. In this case, last year […]

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Friday Splurge

May 30, 2014

“Treat yo’ self!” is a familiar phrase to those who are Parks and Recreation fans, but the sentiment should be known to all; because sometimes you just need to treat yo’ self. Maybe you’ve had self doubt, or an insufferable argument or meeting, or perhaps you just had to drop a load of money on […]

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Spring into the Oak Table!

May 21, 2014

Something that Columbia had been lacking until the past two years was restaurants committed to changing their menu with the seasons, bringing the most flavorful foods to the table at the right time. The Oak Table, a higher end place across from the State House, is one of those places. To introduce their spring menu […]

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May 18, 2014

It may be slightly obvious that I’ve been half in, half out here on this blog, but I haven’t stopped writing. I’ve used this, my social media presence, and these tools to basically create something out of nothing. I started blogging to find a writing voice that I hadn’t used in a while and I […]

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Everclear to Perform at 2014 Rosewood Crawfish Festival

May 2, 2014

‘90s alternative rock band Everclear will perform at the 2014 Rosewood Crawfish Festival. “Everclear was one of the biggest bands of the late ‘90s,” said Dave Britt, GRMA Executive Director. “They are going to bring a real nostalgic feeling to the festival when they take the stage.” Everclear formed in 1992 and had multiple top […]

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