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The past couple months and a big announcement…

Wow! It’s been over 2 months since I updated this blog. We’ve been a busy family these past couple months! Here’s what we’ve been up to since I last posted… I spent a weekend at a women’s conference in Haarlam, Netherlands which included a fun trip to the tulip gardens.   Drew surprised me with […]

No more excuses…

Oh dear friends, it’s been too long. I haven’t forgotten about you, really. I meant to write, but then… well… life with a toddler is so busy… and before you know it time gets away from you…. Blah blah blah….. Excuses! Excuses! Excuses! Let me, as my mother would say, “lay my cards on the […]

The {9th} Blue Cake…

On May 29th, Drew and I celebrated 8 years of marriage; and, despite the craziness  a new baby brings, we kept the Blue Cake Tradition alive. This year’s cake was a bunt:

The {8th} Blue Cake…

A few weeks ago Drew and I celebrated our 7th Wedding anniversary with a trip to the island of Kos, Greece. Overall we had a great time exploring the island of Kos and taking a day trip to the island of Patmos, but our trip did present us with one challenge: how would we keep […]

Happy {belated} Birthday.

It occurred to me recently that it has been over a year since I started this blog- 57 weeks to be exact. 135 posts, 257 comments on the blog itself (more via the facebook feed), and over 6,100 page views latter and I’m still writing. I’ll be the first to admit that some posts have […]

The 100th.

Today marks my 100th post on Blue Cakes Blog! In order to celebrate this occasion, I have created a list of 100 random things to share with you… 10 random things about me… 1- I am an only child, although I used to have an imaginary sister name “Seeka”. 2- I’ve never smoked a cigarette […]

The Secret Revealed….

Remember back a few months ago when I dropped hints of a “secret project” that I have in store for myself for after we arrive in Germany? It was something that I was collaborating on and that would keep me busy for at least the first year after our arrival. Well, the day has come […]

The {7th} Blue Cake…

As you may recall from my last post, this past Saturday marked Drew and my 6th Wedding Anniversary. Although we may  celebrate our anniversary differently each year, the one thing that stays the same is simple: Blue Cake. That said, we do try to change it up a little bit each year with the type […]

Moving to Germany FAQs

I’ve decided to post the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our move to Germany. If you have other questions, feel free to ask! Why Germany? Why not? Ever since we left France almost five years ago (we lived there for a year while I was studying at the University of […]


Hello! Welcome to Blue Cakes Blog, my little corner of the web. I am an American actress currently living in Pasadena, CA. My husband, Drew (also an American), is a gravitational-wave physicist who recently accepted an offer to work as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Max Planck Society’s Albert Einstein Institute, which is located in […]