“Magic Soup” {Boyhood}

{Boyhood} With the Academy Awards just days away, I believe I have saved the best for last. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood” is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before … Continue reading

Thai Crunch Chicken Salad

So, for those of you who are wondering, working 40 hours a week + taking night class + finishing up your masters thesis takes up 99% of your free time. I apologize for not posting in awhile, and sadly I wasn’t able to make this post Oscar-related because I haven’t had time to cook! Sigh. That … Continue reading

S’more Truffles {Wild}

{Wild} Reese Witherspoon has been one of my favorite actresses ever since she fiercely rocked the bend and snap in Legally Blonde. That being said, the poor girl has been stuck in rom com land for years. “Wild” is Reese Witherspoon like you’ve never seen here before, and that’s a great thing. Witherspoon plays a woman named … Continue reading