Grenada’s Independence Day And My First Cake Here

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

Starting From Scratch

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

My Worst Cake Yet, and What I’ve Learned

In the words of Hannah Montana, "Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days. Everybody knows what I'm talking about. Everybody gets that way." I guess I'm having one of those days. It's harder to squeeze cake-making into my school/work schedule than I thought it would be. I felt rushed and unprepared today. I had about… Continue reading My Worst Cake Yet, and What I’ve Learned

The Story of Liv With Cake

Baking was one of my many interests growing up. In middle school, after making cookies in a home economics class, I began making them everyday, and would bring them to school with me. I almost always had a little brown baggy of cookies. Some people were only my friend because of this...That was sort of… Continue reading The Story of Liv With Cake