May is National Mental Health Month. So let's all do our part in spreading awareness and fighting ignorance and stigmas. You probably know way more people than you think who suffer from a mental illness. It could be depression, generalized anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or maybe borderline personality disorder. These things are very common.… Continue reading May is Mental Health Month!
I remember as a child being sad pretty frequently. I didn't know why, I just felt unhappy. There was nothing particularly wrong with my life. Happy loving family, a nice house in the woods with a big yard to play in, a nice group of friends. All things which I was fortunate enough to have.… Continue reading Mental Illness Follows
It's the middle of winter and many people are taking vacations to escape the bitter cold. But going on vacation doesn't necessarily mean a vacation from school. You may be going away, but the assignments are not. Sometimes you have to bring your school materials on vacation with you, which can really put a damper… Continue reading How to Balance School Work and Fun While on Vacation
Today Grenada is celebrating it's 45th Independence Day! All around you'll find celebration, parades, festivals, and beach parties. I awoke to loud, exuberant sounding music coming from across the street. The buildings are decorated with little green, red, and yellow banners, and the flag for Grenada is up high, loud and proud, swaying in the… Continue reading Grenada’s Independence Day And My First Cake Here
I woke up one morning in Grenada with no idea of what I was going to do that day. I laid in bed until my sister messaged me about a dinghy concert that was happening that afternoon. Um, heck yeah! It sounded amazing to me. It was. We had to drive to a resort, then… Continue reading Gifted
Sometimes to pass time I just wander around a popular area, taking in the scenery. One particular day I was on my way to return to a spot I've become quite fond of. I passed by this tree, and it brought some thoughts to my mind. It didn't look like it belonged there, sandwiched between… Continue reading Growing in Unlikely Places
The best, tastiest cakes, in my humble opinion, are the ones made from scratch. No boxed mixes! That's how I like to make them. That's how I made them when I was running my small business, Liv With Cake. But my business has lain dormant for some time. As I made preparations for my move,… Continue reading Starting From Scratch