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Katy MacKinnon
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Savoury Apple Crisp with Mozzarella and Gorgonzola + A Big Decision

The Big Decision: Hello, my friend. It’s been a little while since we’ve chatted, or rather, you’ve read my musings and typed up a lovely comment in response, and I’ve squealed with joy. The truth is, I’ve been working through some major life decisions…

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Organization = relaxation Right now, I’m sitting at my computer breathing more slowly and purposefully than I have in a while. I set my alarm a little earlier than usual this morning, and began crossing things off my to-do list as my day went on. This…

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MDB Cocktails: The Chocolate Chip Cutie

Vulnerability in Sharing: A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the dichotomy between invincibility and vulnerability as a young adult. In that post I focused on my experiences while travelling, but vulnerability is an interesting concept that comes to…

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Little Lemon Layer Cake

How I discovered I didn’t want to be a commercial baker: If you’ve ever worked in a commercial bakery, you’re probably familiar with the bins of flour so big you could dive right into them. A plastic four-cup measuring cup usually has a home in the bin,…

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The Musings: Nightmares: It’s a common stereotype that people who study psychology are gravitated to the field because of their own experiences with mental illness. I’m not sure whether that stereotype has any truth to it, but it certainly proved true in…

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Savoury French Toast with Cambozola and Avocado

Invincibility/Vulnerability: By the time I was 15 years old, a little seed was carefully planted in my brain. I wanted to travel the world. I knew it would take me years to save up for this, so I started working weekends at the local Dairy Queen, and…

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MDB Cocktails: A Classic Old Fashioned

The Musings: What’s your evening drink of choice? This winter, two ounces of rye whiskey with a splash of ginger ale and a splash of bitters kept me warm and toasty. It’s fairly close to a classic old fashioned, but not quite the recipe you’re going to…

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Chunky Monkey Chocolate Bark

The Musings: As I finally move towards a stable routine with my new job and this site, I’m considering making more of an effort to do freelance writing. Somewhere along the way, I think I gave up on the possibility of joining the ranks of seasoned…

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Easy, DIY Cinnamon Orange Bitters

The Musings: The internet is an overwhelming place. Don’t you agree? When you have a job where your office = the internet, it’s very difficult to create a divide between your work and home life. Work is at home, and home is at home. Where is the line…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Or day after, I should say. Are you reading this while raiding the supermarket shelves for discounted candy? I’m going to make my way there mid-week, because the best candy heart deals come along a few days after Valentine’s Day. I…
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