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✨ For all of life's Magic ✨

    Finding Your Style

    When you first start Cake Decorating, like most of us,  you will have followed the customers brief, maybe even faithfully recreated a grainy image of Aunt Cecily's Wedding Cake for their Golden Anniversary. But what happens when or if you want to find your own style?Maybe you want to take the Cake world by storm with a whole new design style like Katherine Sabbath, or maybe you want a signature style, like Cotton and Crumbs. Either...

    The Most Successful People Are Those Who Are Good at Plan

    You will remember the people more than the place. When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium fisherman, forest ranger, and women at the Thai market. It’s refreshing to compare notes on life with people from vastly different backgrounds. When you meet fellow travelers, you’ll find they are also filled with a...

    Walking along the Coast of Beach

    I stumbled upon the concept of margin while reading a post by Michael Hyatt, which led me to design my ideal week. Richard Swenson, M.D. (who wrote the book: Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives) describes margin like this: Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount allowed beyond that which is needed. It is something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated...

    Some amazing buildings

    Minimalism and geometric. When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium fisherman, forest ranger, and women at the Thai market. It’s refreshing to compare notes on life with people from vastly different backgrounds. When you meet fellow travelers, you’ll find they are also filled with a similar sense of adventure and...