New Year, New Goals, Different Perspective.

New Year, New Goals, Different Perspective.

2015 was a difficult year. The problems began before the year even started. I was working at an independently owned bookstore. They were struggling and eventually let go the store manager the week between Christmas and New Years. Terrible! The writing was on the wall for a long time and despite what others told me I stuck it out until the store went bankrupt three months later.

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Food Competitions, Finding Your Way Through Life, and Forcing Your Family to Taste Your Food.

A few weekends ago I prepared for my first food competition. The competition is hosted by Cono Sur Winery in Chile and the grand prize is a trip to tour their winery. (www.conosur.com) That sounds right up my alley! I created three dishes with the hopes that I would come up with at least one that I was really proud and excited to share with the public en masse.

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