november + a chocolate espresso cake

november + a chocolate espresso cake

i think i have mild synesthesia. synesthesia is a condition where the brain joins letters, names, and shapes with a sensory perception like color, smell, or flavor. for me, it typically surfaces in the form of color - for example, 'monday' is light blue and the name 'mary' is red. sometimes it's influenced by personality, etc., and sometimes it's completely [...]

tuesday tuesday

tuesday tuesday

i made a spineless cactus cake! i say 'spineless' as in it literally doesn't have any spines, but i guess you could give it to someone who's acting like a coward to send a message?? it's a metaphor.  the cake is dark chocolate and the frosting is flecked with orange zest. i cut the cactus shape out [...]

monday blues

monday blues

Last year, one of my friends made me a little picture book entitled 'The Jew Who Loved Christmas." The book illustrates my inner conflict over staying faithful to my religion [Judaism] versus celebrating a holiday that I really love [Christmas]. My situation worsens when my pet cat and dog bully me for being so indecisive, and the book [...]