Love is in the Air

Ahh yes… Love. Valentine's Day recently passed, celebrating our love for our significant others. Easter is on its way, celebrating the love of God so great and unimaginably full of grace. And then, to those in any industry involving flowers, sweet treats and planning, wedding season begins. I love weddings. I didn't have a wedding. Those two statement tend to look quite funny standing side by side. One would assume if you love weddings, you would have a wedding, and put all your heart and soul into it and it would be the 'most amazing day of your entire life'. I love weddings-- but my husband doesn't (he also doesn't like engagements, or really anything traditional) so we compromised. The deal was as follows: 1. He had to propose. 2. Then we could sign the marriage license papers anytime, anywhere. This was risky on my end because the example he most [...]

2016-03-07T00:09:00+00:00

Chase Your White Rabbit

We all have interests. Things we find enough worth in spending our time doing that they acquire the title of something we are ‘interested’ in. Interests are a little…well… interesting, when you really take the time to think about them (which I obviously have, hence, this post!). I’ve discovered, from the time you become interested in something, it can go a couple of different ways… 1) You can find it interesting—but not interesting enough that you want to pursue it further. It’s a fleeting interest which will soon be replaced by something else on Pinterest, Facebook, or Instagram. 2) You take action! You explore this interest further, actually investing some time into research. If you find yourself in the second point, it can then go two different ways… 1) You find it’s not actually as interesting as you originally thought.  2) (And this is where it gets good) You find [...]

2015-02-23T22:57:00+00:00

Would You Like Some Birthday Cake?

What is more appropriate for a birthday than cake? Classic yet inspired, designed yet delicious, trendy yet rustic—Oh how I enjoy cake and the many varieties I can find! I’ve decided my little slice of the blogging world should really begin documenting the baking adventures I embark on.  This conclusion was reached after I considered my current pursuit of a career as a pastry chef and the world-changing dreams that come along with the new title.  Like I tend to frequently say, it’s best to use your passions to change the world and that is what I intend to do! The journey to accomplishing every dream starts with a step. My first step was to acquire employment in a bakery. Being an individual whose only experience baking were moments in the welcoming kitchens of friends and family, I was a little hesitant on my ‘hire-ability’ in this new field. To [...]

2014-01-13T17:48:00+00:00