AKC Agility FAQs

Agility is one of the greatest dog sports that you can join in. I was so excited to complete our first AKC agility trail after a year of training at What A Great Dog! It can be confusing trying to figure out all the procedures and processes at your first trail. So I compiled a list of FAQs I had and I was thankful someone told me about when I was at the trail. 

Tales by Light: Photography Brought To Life

Photography is more than just a moment captured. The art side of photography is a complex calculation. Photography is about the light setting, subject, focus, and so much more. It may be hard to see if you have never tried your hand at trying to artistically photograph a subject. That is why I think the Netflix Series, Tales by Light, brings the world of photographers to the public. 

Magic Trick to Flat Top Cakes!

It seems like no matter what I do, I always end up with domed cake tops. I often have to remove the domed tops before stacking cake layers when I am decorating. So how can one prevent the dreaded dome? After researching this question from several bakers, they all suggested a product called “Cake Strips”….

OMG! I Am Published!

It is hard to believe that I am saying these words.
It truly is.
I got published in a literary magazine.

Fool-Proof Buttercream Frosting: Perfect for Celebration Cakes

When I make Buttercream Frosting for my cakes, I want it to be light and fluffy. It can’t be too sweet or would make the cake overly sweet. There is perfect happy medium that needs to be obtained when it comes to the perfect buttercream. I think I have found a fool proof recipe that anyone can use.  

Devil Food Cake for the Books

I love trying new recipes. Especially, chocolate cake recipes. Yum! So to celebrate my birthday this year, I made a Devil Food Cake from King Arthur Flour cookbook, and … well you will just have to see for yourself. I loved this chocolate cake recipe because it was easy to put together. No strange ingredients….

Lucifer: Letting the Devil out!

What would you do if you met the Devil in the city of Los Angeles?
What would he look like?
What would you do?
Don’t worry you may get to meet him in Netflix’s Lucifer.

Howl’s Moving Castle: Fantasy and Whimsy

I am a major fan of Hayao Miyazaki (Japanese filmmaker). He builds these wonderful worlds of magic, fantasy, and whimsy. He reflects a representation of life onto the animated characters that becomes close to a representation of reality. He has created many notable movies and gain awards around the world. His fanbase stretches over the globe and are made up of people from different walks of life. I love his work, but my most favorite creation he has done is Howl’s Moving Castle. 

5 Reasons to Read The Power of Habit This Year

The Power of Habit has been circling around my to-read-next list. It has been on some of the top reading list and book clubs have been raving about it. I finally sat down and spent some time completing The Power of Habit. In my opinion, THIS BOOK IS FANTASTIC! If you haven’t picked up this book, you are missing out. I believe that everyone should read this book at some point in the new year. Why? I will give 5 simple reasons.