What Maida Heatter Taught Me

My transition from mixing up boxes of chocolate cake to ‘real’ cakes came sometime around the 3rd grade. The recipe on the inside of the box of unsweetened baking chocolate was my initial guide, along with my mother, who supervised. I learned about using the double...

What Does That Mean?

Be brave. Be resilient. Be flexible. Be open-minded. Be of strong values. Be one with a quiet mind. Be, be, be. We get told so often there are qualities which are useful to possess and while it is nice to hear, it can also be mighty hard to figure out how, exactly, to...

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F* by Mark Manson

Let’s start off, right from jump street ~ I hate the title of this book, dislike intensely that the author, Mark Manson, feels the need to drop so many F-bombs that it’s nearly impossible to stand upright. And that being said, I was prepared to dislike the book...