Recent Read: My Foot Is Too Big For The Glass Slipper by Gabrielle Reece


I generally do not review books on this blog for a couple reasons. I don’t think I am in any way knowledgeable about what is a good book and what is not because I don’t have a history of reading for pleasure, having been forced to read for college classes (meaning it would take forever to finish a book!). Also, the real juicy books I like to read are usually cookbooks or chef memoirs. When My Foot Is Too Big for {Read More}

Food Blogging Resource Books ; For Dummies and Plate to Pixel


Never in my life has a more perfect review been placed before me. I am currently building up my portfolio for my soon to be food photography business but wanted and needed some help trying to BLOG it all. I can take amazing photos, but my writing could use a lot of help. I was sent a great set of books to help me get started. For me, becoming a food professional and starting to gather my portfolio for food {Read More}

My Very Own Fairytale Book Review & Giveaway

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It’s not very often that one has a whole book written about them but when you are a kid, nothing is cooler than seeing YOUR NAME in a book, right? Recently my daughter turned nine and right before her birthday she received a Book from the I See Me company called My Very Own Fairytale Book. This is a hardcover book that is both full color and beautifully illustrated but also is written out to match the letters of your {Read More}

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Bon Appetit Desserts Cookbook Review


“The cookbook for all things sweet and wonderful” … that just about sums up what most bakers strive for, right? One of my most favorite perks about being a culinary student and now more of a food blogger is that people love for me to check out cookbooks. I don’t have a large collection but I am glad to be starting one now! I was asked to review the Bon Appètit Desserts cookbook written by Barbara Fairchild. Once I saw {Read More}

Cuisine Foundations from Le Cordon Bleu Books Review


Being a Culinary Arts student is starting to bring me very interesting opportunities. I have just begun my journey but in my blog world, switching my blog over to a mostly food blog has absolutely changed not only the content but my excitement level. Especially when there is a rare opportunity to share something really cool that has to do with learning and cooking with my readers. The Le Cordon Bleu Institute sent me what I thought would be two {Read More}

Scholastic Children’s Dictionary Back-To-School Blog Tour


Welcome to the Scholastic Children’s Dictionary Blog Tour! Scholastic asked me to be one of 15 bloggers on a tour showcasing the great Children’s Dictionary and also to give one of my lucky readers a great prize! About the dictionary: With exciting features, accessible definitions and helpful illustrations and photographs throughout, the new Scholastic Children’s Dictionary is the essential resource that belongs in every home, classroom and library. The 2010 edition of the Scholastic Children’s Dictionary features more than 1,000 {Read More}

New PhotoWorks Studio Photo Books from American Greetings


I just made my first photo book! I know you are thinking, wait a sec, Candy takes a ton of photos how can she not have any books printed? I don’t really have an answer that is any better than this. These books can be complicated! But not with PhotoWorks Studio from American Greetings. This studio has already made designs you basically just drag and drop photos into! Editing text is really simple and you can also easily change the {Read More}