Ally Bakes Sweets · Food

Ally Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

It’s one of those weeks where I don’t have anything fancy or different in my baking cupboards, just the basic necessities. This wouldn’t really be a problem because I can just make good old (delicious!) chocolate chip cookies, but as my friends know, I’m not the type to make anything traditional. There’s always got to… Continue reading Ally Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes

Ally Goes Places · Travel

Ally Visits Reykjavik, Iceland (3 day edition)

I spent the end of May and most of June in Europe, traveling around to different countries and soaking everything in. It was a great trip, one that I probably can’t do justice in simple words and pictures, but I’ll certainly try! The trip started in Iceland, where we stayed in Reykjavik and spent three… Continue reading Ally Visits Reykjavik, Iceland (3 day edition)

Ally Reads Books · Books + TV · Uncategorized

Ally Reads The Girl from Everywhere

(Spoilers below for Heidi Heilig’s The Girl From Everywhere) Following the seemingly recent trend of popular books with “girl” in the title (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, Girl on the Train) is The Girl From Everywhere. The girl in this title refers to Nix, who lives on a ship that can travel anywhere… Continue reading Ally Reads The Girl from Everywhere