The Pretentious Millennial

I am a millennial. I am 32 years old and have been in church some sort of capacity for my entire life, not counting the 4 years in college where I made-out with literally everybody. And I, a millennial, do not go to a trendy church. There’s no backward…

America, the Great

I am Leah. I am French, Armenian, and Belgian, and I am an American. My father’s mother came to the United States after World War II from France; His father’s father narrowly escaped Turkey during the Armenian Genocide. The Barterian’s have been in this country for less than…

Dad + Mom

Today, I celebrate the day that my parents got married. Marriage isn’t always easy. They’ve both shared that with me on separate occasions as we’ve talked about my future, and I’ve witnessed it in their frustrations, arguments, and moments of annoyed silence.  So today, I want to give…

Welcome to With Leah

Today, on my 32nd birthday in the year of our lord 2016, I welcome you to my site. I’m excited that you’re here. Ecstatic, actually. I’ve had so many people supporting me along the way, encouraging me to take what I do to the next step, and telling…

Make Me: Crack Infused Berry Trifle

I originally stumbled upon this recipe on Skinny Taste, a website for the hungry chubs of the world. I made it once and fell in love with it. Head over heels, madly/truly/deeply in love. Y’all, this is my jam. This is my go-to dessert, and every time I make…