Tag Archives: baking

Training my mind to overcome everything

Finding the time to put on my shoes and going for a run recently has been challenging. I wake up with every intention of going to run a few miles to clear my mind, however, when the time rolls around, … Continue reading

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The roller coaster ride is slowing down and I am ready to jump off

I sit here on the floor using my coffee table as a table to write while the pastries bake for the farmers market. Instead of baking pastries or deserts I should be focussing on moving out, after all I am … Continue reading

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Change is difficult, but not changing is fatal

The fan whirls over me on a hot and humid Saturday morning trying to give me a sense of cool air while the birds chirp outside and the pastries bake in the oven.  I am starting to feel nostalgic as … Continue reading

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The toughest 2 letters in the alphabet N and O

I have a problem saying no to people. How can a two letter word be so hard to say? Why can’t I say NO and not feel a tinge of guilt? The words in my head are I am sorry … Continue reading

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When all else fails, there is always chocolate

It was one of those days where a long run would have been the ideal solution, a little sunshine, a little exercise and all the solitude of being alone listening to my music with my random thoughts.  However, when I … Continue reading

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The crippling fear of the unknown

It is 2 weeks since I got back from my vacation and I am still in a slump and struggling to get out of it. I can’t blame it on the weather, considering it is no longer cold and dreary, … Continue reading

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No matter what, there is always cake !

I stare at the half packed bag  on the floor. If I were a planner or organized the bags would probably be packed and ready for my forthcoming trip, but sadly  I am most often neither. I shop for gifts … Continue reading

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I dream of Molten Lava Cake

The cold weather that winter brings provides the perfect reason to turn the oven on. It mostly helps because my old quaint apartment has no radiator in the kitchen, making it impossible on a cold day to be in there … Continue reading

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Third time is not always a charm

It’s Friday evening and I should be out with some friends enjoying a glass of wine and unwinding from the long exhausting week. But here I am baking instead, because as usual I was overly ambitious. Typically during winter months, … Continue reading

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Looking for the gutsy me

The sun is out, the snow is almost melted away and life seems to have returned to the empty abandoned streets. The kids are out playing, the runners are back pounding the street, but me, I continue to stay inside … Continue reading

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