I’ll be honest, I’ve never been particularly fond of grapefruit; but for some reason my dad thought I’d enjoy one [actually four] so I have four grapefruits lying around. I saw something a few weeks ago on Facebook [or pinterest? who knows] about baked grapefruits with brown sugar and maple syrup [I think?] so I decided the best thing to do with these grapefruits was try something that had actually sounded like it could be good if I liked grapefruits. Well; guess what? I LOVE GRAPEFRUITS! when they’re baked this way… Ingredients: 1 whole grapefruit [halved] 5 tbsp. honey 1 1/2 tbsp. brown sugar 1Read More →

The recurring question “how do I break this artist’s block”, we’ve all hit that wall where we just can’t find a way to get anything out, and if we do it’s just rubbish we can hardly bare to admit we created. There are many causes of artist’s block, and luckily many cures! Sometimes we’re not inspired, this is probably the hardest to overcome because you can’t always just make yourself get up and go get inspired. Another reason people hit this block is because they’re just bored with what they’re doing. Below are a few ways to break either of those causes, use one method,Read More →

Watermelon Cupcakes Ingredients 1 pkg. regular white cake mix 1 pkg. cherry kool-aid 1/2 c. mini-chocolate chips 1 c. white frosting [store bought or home made] red & green food coloring   Directions 1. Mix cake mix as directed. Add in cherry kool-aid and a few drops of red food coloring as desired. Gently add in mini-chocolate chips. 2. Put into cupcake tins, filling about 3/4 of the way to the top 3. Bake as directed by the cake mix 4. Allow to cool. Meanwhile, take mix green food dye into frosting until desired shade[s] of green. 5. Frost cupcakes when cooled. 6. [optional] SprinkleRead More →

Jello Cookies Ingredients  3.5 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1.5 c. salted butter, softened 1 c. sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 4 (3 oz.) pkg. jello (any flavors) food coloring   Directions 1. beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. blend in egg and vanilla. 2. in separate bowl mix flour and baking powder. gradually beat flour mixture into butter mix. 3.  divide dough into 4 sections. sprinkle 2 tbsp. of jello into each section. knead together. add a few drops of food coloring to make dough more vibrant 4. shape dough intoRead More →

  Falling in Love I was about eleven years old when I got my first camera. Photography was an instantaneous love, my first love. I took it everywhere with me. Every flower in sight was shot, my friends became models. My dog became an endangered animal in the Sahara that was to be the epitome of my photographic lifetime. Being a  photographer quickly became my dream. The Truth is Often Disappointing One day my dad took me for ice cream with a side of let’s talk about actuality. Simply, he told me photography was a wonderful hobby and he was glad I found an interestRead More →