I've noticed that a hot shower feels 100x better than normal when I come inside after a cold and sweaty run, a bag of pretzel sticks tastes amazing when I'm ravenously hungry, and my bed is the most comfortable place in the world after a busy day.
2013 is coming to a close -- and although I am knee-deep in studying for exams, fighting off my cinnamon bun cravings, and battling a nasty cold, I can't help but feel extremely grateful for all of you who visit my little corner of the internet.
Without further ado, here are your five favorite recipes from 2013.
5) Minion Cupcakes -- I'm so glad this made the list. I just got the Despicable Me 2 DVD for Christmas and that movie totally changed my life (I personally identify with Agnes and her love of unicorns and bangs).