mise en place, but for life

Nothing speaks to my Type-A heart quite like mise en place, which is a French culinary term meaning “everything in its place.” Professional chefs practice mise en place by preparing and organizing each ingredient before cooking to ensure success in the kitchen. I have not only applied this philosophy in my own kitchen, but to my… Continue reading mise en place, but for life

5 tools for staying on track when life happens

So much of being a #powergirl is having big ideas and seeing them to fruition, which requires focus, determination, and courage. But, even powergirls have days when shit life happens, like a swift punch to the gut, threatening to derail said focus, determination, and courage. So, how can one deal with shit life while staying on track… Continue reading 5 tools for staying on track when life happens

let’s make parasols a thing again

Parasols certainly peaked in popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries, but evidence of their existence dates back to over 3,000 years ago. While the purpose of a parasol is to shield oneself from sunlight, historically, the object was used…