• About Laura

    I'm a 25-year-old ex-wife who spends most of her time cooking and chasing silly men around.

    Food Baby is Live!

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Hello, RFTL family! If you read my last post, you know that I launched a brand new blog this week dedicated to food and food photography. Because let’s face it – I’m better at eating than I am at most things. So without further adieu, here it is! Check out Food Baby now!

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    A New Chapter

    by  • September 21, 2014 • Uncategorized • 5 Comments

    This Friday will mark the third anniversary of my divorce. I’m not quite certain how I’ll feel on that day, but today I feel happy. I can’t quite think of the right word to describe the journey I’ve been on the past three years. Emotional, life-altering, devastating, joyful, cathartic, insurmountable, infuriating, hopeful, ecstatic. None...

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    True Life: My Ex Is Engaged

    by  • August 1, 2014 • Uncategorized • 9 Comments

    I’ve come a long way since I first started Ring Finger Tan Line. At the end of September, I will have been a divorcée for three years. That title used to make me feel like all of my insides were about to crawl out. But these days, it holds little weight. My life could...

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    Birthday Donuts

    by  • April 26, 2014 • Food & Recipes • 1 Comment

    Birthday Donuts

    I don’t know about you guys, but I really love birthdays. Specifically other people’s birthdays. Somehow the festivities are much more fun when I get to be the one baking and staying young. Anyway, two of my favorite friends/co-workers/froworkers(?) had the joy of sharing the same birthday this month, so we threw them a...

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    Baked Avocado Egg Baskets

    by  • April 6, 2014 • Food & Recipes • 2 Comments

    Baked Avocado Egg Baskets

    Back when I was a kid, I used to think that avocado was weird and scary. I just didn’t understand how guacamole could possibly taste good when it looked so goopy and green, so I refused to try it at all. Usually, parents encourage their kids to give new foods a chance. My mother, on...

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