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Welcome Back

Welcome Back

We've arrived to that time of year, gathered our books, pencils, folders, notebooks and favorite gel pens. Most of us have gone school shopping and can count how many days we have left to wear sandals. Yes, the season has changed and with it we put back on our school thinking caps and celebrate youth returning back to school. Parents, Cheers, you made it. I enjoyed my summer of teaching, friendship, discovering love and being still thinking. My menu will now change quarterly. Cookies remind me of childhood, licking the mixing spoon and the wonderment of fire flies. I will...

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Within

Within

How really enjoyable is anything if it doesn't have some amount of pleasure, intrigue, mystery. The harder, the slippery, the beautiful box is to open, the more creative we become to opening it, hopeful of its treasures inside.  Spring is in the air and with it, Love. I've opened up my box for you and my bunny is coming. Enjoy my handcrafted Almonds covered in Toffee dipped in d'Ebene Chocolate. It is my promise, that you'll never eat just one.    Choose Love Choose Laughter  Choose Each Other Choose Happy   Journey

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A personal N O T E

A personal N O T E

There doesn’t seem like a time when I am not creating, being inspired.  A far away island I’d like to call my second home but truthfully it is in the kitchen standing in front of the stove, oven or leaning against a counter top.  I often wonder how I got here while being appreciative for those that inspire me to stay.  It’s neither easy nor difficult.  Most moments are fun, most, I laugh and say.  It becomes challenging when I begin to count all the many things I need to do or think I need to do.  How to be...

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Lemon Pound Cake with the Youth @ Family Focus Evanston / week 2

Lemon Pound Cake with the Youth @ Family Focus Evanston / week 2

Lights, Camera, Action and now we enter the world of culinary arts @ Family Focus Evanston. Some of us are novices while others walk around with chef kits, monogramed aprons and candy thermometers. They only thing in common is our shoe sizes, smiles, lack of desire to wash dishes, our constant wantingness (made up word) to lick the bowl, spatula, and our eagerness to create edible magic art. We come together weekly and now, invite you into our world, E N J O Y!    

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The Young conquer the Sweet Potato Pie / week 1

The Young conquer the Sweet Potato Pie / week 1

Lights, Camera, Action and now we enter the world of culinary arts @ Family Focus Evanston. Some of us are novices while others walk around with chef kits, monogramed aprons and candy thermometers. They only thing in common is our shoe sizes, smiles, lack of desire to wash dishes, our constant wantingness (made up word) to lick the bowl, spatula, and our eagerness to create edible magic art. We come together weekly and now, invite you into our world, E N J O Y!  

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