The variety of scents man-made or natural invites the senses to a wonderful world that not only can open up the mind but keep the memories associated with it. Whether the warm, heady smell of jasmine or honeysuckle that brings back memories of summers gone by. Summers of youthful play in open green fields, laughter … Continue reading Perfume – The memory it carries.
It is April 27, 2017, 3 days from now, April 30th would have been Marvin Osman’s 54th birthday. He passed away on August 12th, 2016. It not only changed our lives forever but made me realize a few things about the marriage and relationship we had as husband and wife. These thoughts also played … Continue reading Marriage and Relationships – Does happily ever after truly exist?
April 27. 2017 One of the effects of depression and anxiety is loss of motivation or desire. This can spill over into everything that a person does. Something simple as making a decision on what to eat for dinner can seem overwhelming when it never did before. I have been involved in cake decorating and … Continue reading Music that Inspires – Finding creativity
April 24, 2017 In previous posts I talk about the depression and anxiety being the reasons why I’ve been therapy & counseling for over 3 years now. I made a decision on November 15th, 2013 that I was done with feeling the way I felt. Alone. So I started changing my life, little did I … Continue reading Anger – The consequences of not letting go
I have been involved in cake decorating and sugar art since 2007 when I took the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating basics classes. I was hooked after the first buttercream roses we learned to make. I then became a Wilton Method Instructor. The love for this artistic expression has grown through the years. One of … Continue reading The Basics – Fondant Cake using no molds or flower cutters
Well, I finally made it to this day once again. I turn 46 today. I never actually thought I would make it past the age of 30 because the life I led was a difficult one. As I head toward the age of 50 and beyond, I can still hope for a brighter future I … Continue reading Another year around the sun
Today's post is going to be a power point video with some basic information about cake decorating and sugar art. Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend! Happy caking! Suzanne
This quote from a previous conversation with the online person came up in my mind this morning as I woke up and was preparing for the day. "...the inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams..." I was still mulling over the talk that … Continue reading Blighted Dreams or is it Something Else?
This will be my last post on this subject because I realized today that it is interfering with my progress in making positive changes to my life and way of thinking. As I have mentioned before, I suffer from major depressive disorder, which affects not only my thinking but also my reactions to situations that … Continue reading Perceptions – Reality or Fantasy?
April 16th, 2017 I woke up this morning and was starting to feel kind of on edge most of the day. I wasn’t sure what was causing it. So after 3 pm, I decided to go for my daily walk early to see if it would help. It did and helped clear the thoughts. I … Continue reading Change – Why are we so afraid of it?