This is my first recipe post, so I’ll start by saying that I’m very new to baking and hate most baking blogs that I find. When … Continue reading Gluten Free Banana Choco Chip Cookies
Someone asked me recently if I’ve been writing. He asked me why when I told him no and I said, “Because I’m happy.” Saying that was equal parts true, false, and made me feel like a phony. It’s true because … Continue reading Avoiding
There, I said it. We’re just over a week out from the 2-year anniversary of John’s death. Boggles the mind. The last two years have been … Continue reading Grief’s a Bitch
I’ve dubbed 2019 to be The Year of Tessa. I’m 27, I work three different jobs, and I live with my parents (bless them). Why would … Continue reading Small changes. Big difference.
When I started reading things about grief after John died, I frequently came across the idea that the second year of grief is more difficult than … Continue reading Grief: Year Two
Original post can be found here. Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world, far behind Chinese in first and barely snuffing out English … Continue reading 10 Words to Know Before Arriving in Costa Rica
I’m beginning to learn a painfully obvious lesson: what has been cannot be again. Deep, I know. When it comes to travel and living abroad, I’ve … Continue reading Going Through Changes