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Doctor Baker*

*in the making, anyway. PhD student, avid baker, reader of all things.

Me & My PhD Guilt

Somewhere along the line, I've forgotten to enjoy my PhD and the lifestyle it allows me. And I've come to the realization that the only thing standing between me and enjoying my PhD is my guilt complex. If I work... Continue Reading →

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Sweet Saturday: Happy (Birthday) Pill Cake!

I'm friends with quite a lot of people studying to be "real doctors"; the kind who'll work in hospitals when they're done. Two of those said friends had their birthdays recently, and to go with a theme of medicine I... Continue Reading →

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Sweet Saturday: The BEST Gooey Double Chocolate Cookies (Lactose Free)

The best cookies are the ones that are soft, crumbly, and gooey with just the slightest bit of a crisp when you bite into them. And that's exactly what this recipe is. I love playing around with making cookies, and... Continue Reading →

Sweet Saturday: Apple Pots (Lactose Free)

A while ago I bought some cute ramekins on sale, and this weekend I finally got around to putting them into use. I wanted to make apple crumble, but unfortunately my lactose-free butter is more of a margarine, so it... Continue Reading →

Thesis Thursday: Motivational Slumps

When the official university semester started, I suddenly had three jobs again. The upside of this, of course, was money and more experience; I'm tutoring some new subjects and short courses. The downside is that my motivation for my PhD... Continue Reading →

Sweet Saturday: Banana, Maple & Walnut Bread (Lactose Free!)

Imagine if you could take pancake toppings, and put them into a somewhat healthier bread instead. Well, that's essentially what I did when my housemate donated 3 overripe bananas to me earlier this week. I like banana bread, but where... Continue Reading →

On being a woman in a male dominated field…

"Is it hard being a woman in engineering?" This is a question that I have received continuously throughout my degree, primarily from women. It is, quite frankly, a question I'm tired to death of being asked. If you heard someone... Continue Reading →

Thesis Thursday: Tools of the Trade (Part 3 of 3 – The “Other” Tools)

Over the last fortnight, I've posted about tools I use for organization and time management - some that I've used since my undergrad, some that are new for my PhD. This week I'm going to mention some of the "others"... Continue Reading →

Sweet Saturday: Poké Ball Cupcakes!

February 27th was Pokemon Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some yummy Poké Ball Cupcakes! This week is more about decorating than it is about the cakes themselves; you can use any cupcake recipe you want. Hell,... Continue Reading →

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