Category: Blogs


‘Better than Anything’ cake

This is a Smith family original recipe for the holidays. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love this dessert!

Looking back on my sophomore year

I have not done my homework this week because I was too busy reflecting on my sophomore year.

First college football game marks an unbeatable experience

This past Thanksgiving weekend I went to my very first college football game, the University of Houston (UH) vs. Navy game at TDECU Stadium.

‘Mr. Robot’ hacks into millennials’ minds

I have spent the past few nights binge watching the USA show “Mr. Robot.” I will not give any spoilers because after reading this blog you should ...

A Christmas for one, please

I never used to talk to myself, but after a few stabs at small talk—weather, bad haircuts, the existence of God, and if so, which one—I found myse...

Swedish American meatballs

Swedish American meatballs are a traditional dish that can be served at any holiday party – if you can get the secret recipe.

The missed opportunities of Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

The past few weeks, I have spent my nights reading Andy Weir’s book “The Martian.” Once I finally finished the book, I allowed myself to see Rid...

Swedish butter cookies

Swedish butter cookies are a sweet treat that all will love.

Broccoli cheese casserole

This recipe is a traditional casserole that is quick and simple to make for the holidays.

From ‘I wish’ to ‘I will’

Almost everyone will admit to having a dream, but for many it will always only be a dream.