One-Year Anniversary

Well it's the one year wedding mark for Will & I! Today we're going to recreate the best parts of our wedding feast: Ceviche for some paella and a cava toast then P is for Pie Bake Shop for my favorite pecan pie. Yum! I am making it a point to keep to the "traditional" [...]


The many questions surrounding Jan Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait

This post was originally published June 6th on The Artstor Blog, The many questions surrounding Jan Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait. It's a fantastic art history blog if you are interested, make sure to follow! Also, this is a great article about an image from the AP Art History 250 image set. All images in this blog [...]

Student Series! Journey of the Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is a well-known illustrated manuscript and one of the most famous medieval Christian pieces of art. It contains the Four Gospels of the New Testament in Latin and has been claimed to be “the work of an angel” (Gardner’s Art Through the Ages). Also known as Leabhar Chemannais, the Book of [...]

Amsterdam Day 2

Our second day in Amsterdam was pretty relaxing, we didn't have too much on the radar at the start of the day. But here's what we ended up accomplishing: Free diamond tour at Gassan Diamond factory Wandered Vondelpark Popped into a secluded begijnhof Joined a river cruise Downed some jenever (Dutch gin) Walked around the gorgeous [...]