Murphy Monday: Cats are Calling

This may not be Murphy or a pup, but while away at school i needed to improvise. While going through cuddly pet withdrawl I have been making cat loving exceptions. This is Tank, a good friend of mines kitten that they adopted. 3 young adult men and a kitten, and it’s completely adorable. Love can be anywhere.  

So Obsessed Saturday: High Top Converse…Converse in General

      HighTopConverse  Perhaps one of my favorite purchases of recent, or of all time are my high top white converse. Now I know I am by no means a fashion blogger, but I am a blogger of obsessions and this is definitely one of mine. Generally speaking, converse are awesome, they are the perfect way to add edge to an outfit or to dress it down.

         I had been thinking of grabbing a pair of high tops for myself for a while, considering my black normal ones had trekked all across Europe and looked as such. So I finally splurged about two weeks ago (well maybe not splurge, but 55$ to a college student is a bit of a splurge) and got them! Needless to say I have been quite obsessed. I have worn them almost every other day, now if I didn’t see the same people everyday, I probably would’ve worn them everyday but I figured that it might be a little much.

         This has made my getting ready in the morning, far simpler, considering I am usually a hot mess after practice and looking ‘presentable’ for class is often a struggle. My new go to outfit, is my converse with leggings and oversized tshirt. (Essentially the northern girls version of the southern school typical huge tshirt and running shorts, because there is more snow that sun around here. They are also great because you can wear leggings or crop pants with them. Although this post didn’t have much advice in fashion or in life, I just wanted to share my excitement over a pair shoes, something that rarely happens 🙂

Makeshift College Cooking Part 2

Now I am no expert in the kitchen but I think my creativity does help me out a lot to make people think otherwise. Sometimes you just have to the best you can with what ya get, in and out of the kitchen. Half the time when I makeshift these interesting meals is also because I don’t want food to go bad!

This brought me to my own version of fried rice. Although I wanted the real thing, I grossly underestimated how long it takes to make rice, yeah a whole 30 minutes, and I didn’t have that kind of time. But I did have a ton of quinoa left over from a mass quinoa production that I had had the week before, and also had eggs left from pre practice banana bread that I make each week. I always have spinach left from, just my life. (I love spinach and it goes with nearly anything!)

I also found an easy way to make scrambled eggs that involve far fewer dishes. All you have to do isFriedRice slightly oil/grease, I use Pam, the inside of a mug or some other microwave safe cup; then you crack your eggs inside and microwave on medium for 1:30. Sometimes you need a little more time or a little less but ti will usually puff up, and then I just take it out and fluff them and break down the big puff with a fork. After this, it is really just became a modge-podge dish. Heating up all your favorite things and throwing them in a bowl together. This particular time I had spinach, chicken (drained from the can), eggs, carrots, chickpeas and qunoia all together. Then I top it all off with olive oil, salt and pepper (my absolutely favorite ‘dressing’). Sometimes the best versions of dishes are the ones where you make them your own! One of my favorite things about mode-podge meals is that it helps motivate me to only keep healthy foods in the cupboards. The more healthy foods and options you have a the hand the less yo have to stress about tailoring what you are making! Happy cooking 🙂