These are, to me, the perfect little pastries. They're delicate and flavorfully interesting, but not all dolled-up and entering the "too-good-to-eat" territory. They're messy and decadent, just like a pastry should be.
(Also, today is my birthday. So happy birthday to me with these tiny pastry birthday cakes.)
An almond is an almond, no matter where you get it. You don’t have to go to an organic specialty store just to buy healthy groceries. Health food trends can easily burn a hole in your wallet, but here are a few ways to get around the expensive costs of being nutritious.
These are the perfect substitute to fill the void of chips and other savory snacks. They...
The Quality of Human Experience; Simplicity in a Complex World
The Hour of the Star
by Clarice Lispector
The quality of human experience, as it is to Macabéa, is the curiosity, appreciation, and love for the simplicity in life. Our lives are strained by complexity that burrows deep within us, whether it be financial, mental, emotional, spiritual or physical inquisitions and adversity. Though even through the difficulties that arise, Macabéa sees the light of simplicity th...
These cookies are one of my favorite concoctions thus far. They have the bitter sweet notes of the candied grapefruit, the nutty toasted sugars from the coconut, and a rich fulfilling chocolate that melts on the tip of your tongue.
They are perfect for whenever you're having a tropical cookie craving.
The theory of flow: is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized foxus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. In essence, flow is characterized by complete absorption in what one does.
The author, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, is the creator of the theory of flow, so who better to write the book on the theory than...
As I’m traveling to the place I was born, from the place I currently reside, I stare hard out the window. All I want is to be unbound. I want independence from the things I can’t necessarily control. I want to own my time and be able to live each minute excited for the next. Lately I’ve been wearing this weathered out jacket upon my dry bones, and all I want is a glass of water to quench my thirst for existence.
I’ve always wanted to live in a world where there is endless...