BatterUp is a blog, a social experiment, and a movement to encourage people to connect with each other over homemade food. I do this with free cake.
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Week 44: The Apple Store

Dear Batter Up friends, meet some of the folks at the Apple Store! These people are awesome. Plain and simple. For a year and a half, I called these people my family. They are the craziest, funniest, most inappropriate people with whom I have ever had the pleasure of working—and they work their butts off […]

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Week 43: CAKE! A Teacher Week

Dear Batter Up friends—WOW! What a week! The first (yes, by first I’m implying there could be a second) CAKE! A Teacher Week was SO MUCH FUN! I truly loved seeing everyone’s pictures and hearing their stories. As you can see, there were lots of cakes and smiles. Here’s a little play by play from […]

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Week 42: VDEM Communications Center

Dear Batter Up Friends, meet some of the staff in the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) Communications Watch Center! First off, I apologize. I’m painfully late getting this blog post up. These folks were battered in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week which took place April 14–18 and were nominated by my brother, […]

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Week 41: Vanessa Diamond

Dear Batter Up friends—meet Vanessa Diamond, the Director of HandsOn Greater Richmond! (And her adorable daughter, too.) Everything about this delivery was so cool and I’m not quite sure where to start. From the nominator, to the nominee, to the delivery venue, the entire thing was 100% aligned with Batter Up’s objective to honor those […]