The Real Fun Begins…Now!

Last Sunday, I moved back to my apartment from my parents' home for my last ever semester of college. Monday was my last first day of school...possibly ever. Wasn't I just waving goodbye to my parents as I hopped on the yellow school bus, Lisa Frank lunchbox in tow? I become nostalgic for a moment when I realized these will be last four months of my 17-year stint as a full-time student. But by the end of Monday, textbooks, due dates, and meetings had crept ...

College Survival Tip #2: Cream Cheese Pickapeppa Appetizer

This appetizer is ridiculously tasty for the minimal effort it takes to make it. It's perfect to bring to a last-minute get-together,  a Rose Bowl watch party, or to survive on for a week. All you need is: 1.) An 8 ounce block of cream cheese. Put this on a plate. 2.) A bottle of the Jamaican wonder, Pickapeppa Sauce. Pour this liberally over the cream cheese. 3.) A box of your favorite crackers. I like a Wisconsin favorite, Potter's Crackers. DIG IN. Your world of quick and easy ...

College Survival Tip #1: Everything Soup

It's nearing the end of the semester here in colleglandia and business is hectic as ever. Between giving a presentations, preparing for final exams, wrapping up end-of-semester homework, going to classes and going to work, the only thing I've been able to do in my few spare minutes is wish the days were just a little longer. Needless to say my shelf in my apartment's fridge has been feeling quite lonely lately, stocked with little more than a two-month old jar of pesto and a ...