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Tri-ed & True — Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This is super easy. I always make this perfect cranberry sauce the night before and just pop it in the fridge until it’s time for the big meal. I love making things that you can just throw everything into one pot and forget about it until it’s done. If you have people in your family […] Read more…

Tips & Tri-cks — Hosting the Big Meal

Every year Thanksgiving is crazy. I have such a huge family so it’s not easy putting the whole meal together. In the past, I’ve always had this immense pressure on myself to consistently try to outdo myself. Because in the past, my mom, aunts and uncles have always worked so hard to put together these […] Read more…

TTF Celebrates — 5 Things We’re Most Thankful For

This is my favorite time of the year. Specifically, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Christmas is near and dear to me as well, but particularly with the additional hustle and bustle of finals, shopping, wrapping, decorating etc. I sometimes lose focus on what the holiday is really about to me. Thanksgiving on the other hand, […] Read more…

Tri-umphant — Friendship Part Two

*This is Part Two of my Tri-umphant Friendship series where I explore what friendship means to me and others.*  The social skills that you learn as a kid will carry you for the rest of your life. I was at a wedding recently and it just amazed me how children make friends with each other […] Read more…

Tri-liberation — To share or not to share

I have certain rules when it comes to eating with friends. Almost all my friendships revolve around food. Whether I’m meeting someone for lunch or grabbing smoothies after a work out with someone I’m trying to eat, you know what I’m sayin? Having restaurant compatibility is essential in maintaining a friendship. Have you ever tried […] Read more…

Tri-spectful — I hate rude people

Friend: “Oh she just gives off the kind of vibe, but once you get to know her she’s cool.” Me: “No thanks, I’ve seen enough.” People who are inherently rude are a nightmare. I don’t know how the phenomenon started, but I don’t like it. I’m talking about snarky sarcasm everywhere you look. How it’s […] Read more…

Spring Training — Easy Centerpiece

I love fresh flowers. Whether you get them from a local florist like me or just the supermarket, please don’t just plop them in a random vase filled all the way up with water. Make sure to trim them to the correct size and don’t fill up the vases with too much water. As long […] Read more…

Tri-umphant — Friendship Part One

*This is Part One of my Tri-umphant Friendship series where I explore what friendship means to me and others.*  Sometimes there are things that you and your best friend will constantly discuss — that time you fell off a barstool on that guy you like, that time you had to hide in the bushes to […] Read more…

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