Journaling

This Is Me

This is me, enjoying the shade of a tree in the middle of Cape Town’s winelands. . . For all of you who know me, you know how I love to laugh and be the center of attention at times. I love to present in front of a group (I used to be a yoga… Continue reading This Is Me

My Lists

April Reading 2019

I know I said I'd start posting my reading list monthly... but here we are at the end of March and I have yet to post for this month. I'm a bit sad to say this month has been a bit of a wash. At the beginning of the month, I caught an awful bronchial… Continue reading April Reading 2019

Baking Stories

Lessons in Cake

A friend of mine was over the other day for a Baking Saturday. We had such a lovely time creating, laughing, drinking bubbly, and designing an ombre cake with "swoosh" icing. Super fun! But as we were baking along, she asked me, "How long have you been baking?" ...and I had to stop and think... I… Continue reading Lessons in Cake

Poetry Project

Some Moments

Some moments you want to freeze in place, your first kiss with your SoulLove, a rare heart-to-heart chat with your teenager the day before you lost a matriarch in your family... There are moments you wish would never end, and there are those you think will never end. Moments are fleeting and everything changes, so… Continue reading Some Moments

New Bakes, Recipes, Warm Desserts

Chocolate Soufflé for Two

My baking buddy and I made a delicious chocolate souffle this past Saturday. And for the very first time too!! Neither one of us had ever eaten one, much less made one. When you hear of people baking souffles, it always seems scary, doesn't it? ... You listen in awe, but then you hear this… Continue reading Chocolate Soufflé for Two