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Why I No Longer Care About Being a Domestic Goddess

I used to cook to impress. Now I just want to eat with my friends.

Photo: Citrus and Candy/Flickr

WWritten next to “bûche de noël,” the traditional French confectionary known as a Yule log, were two names: mine, and a classmate’s, Krista. Our names were listed because our mothers had signed up to make the same dessert for our middle school’s inaugural Foreign…




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Nicole Peeler

Nicole Peeler

Novelist and essayist. Director of the MFA in Writing Popular Fiction at Seton Hill University. Find out more at

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