Our Favorite Under $20 Wines

Monday was National Wine Day and obviously, I have something to say about it. We love wine, not only to drink but to cook with as well. It goes great in bread, tomatoes sauces, alfredo sauces, and even cookies and cakes. Sweet white wines go well in bread, cakes, and cheese sauces, while reds taste…

Take What is Left of Me

Take what is left of me And give it to a friend My heart was never mine to hold Not even in the beginning You carved it out Of my chest Wore it as a decoration As you declared my love Useless Take my pride And rip it to pieces I am now a cruel…

My Redemption

On rainy days When the sun has gone away Like a flower without water I wilt It may be my guilt that has made me this way Forgiveness Is something I can never earn My redemption is at hand All I seek is a salvation Which saves me from myself I wish to be whole…

His Need

He needed failureLike he needed airIt was the only thing keeping him aliveHis past was laden with forgotten pleasureOf his desireHis soul was a run-down carIn need of everythingWhile rejecting it all the sameHe was tiredTired of the hopeAnd LiesTired that his failureHad not led to his demiseHe wanted it all to endTo bid success…

Check-In and Reminders

Wow! I’m tired! But this is regular for me. How are you doing today? I hope today has been a good day for you. I wanted to take a moment and check in with you. You see, you are important, maybe not in the world ending kind of way but in the daily interactions kind…

Impermanent Thoughts

Impermanent thoughtsDescribed him bestHere one momentAnd gone the nextHe had a way with wordsLike a swordsman but notHe wove them with his voiceInto crystal beingsHis words stood upAnd walked on their ownJust like yesterdayLike a whisperGone to the windsIf you heed it notHe was a man of many wordsBut only spoke when spoken toLike a…

A Spicy Blueberry Detox

Hey, lovely people. How are you doing today? Are you up? Are you down? Well, I’m sideways. I feel crappy and cranky. I have been having a very painful weekend and that’s surprisingly okay. I know that some days, months, years will be just… Well beyond my belief of just how south a day can…

” Pretend “

In the back of my mind I can hear the words forming “I am fine” A smile appears on my face Then a wince And yet I still pretend I am not in pain There is no wrong here “I am fine” “I am fine” But I’m not My nerves are on fire And I…

Words Left Unsaid

Little raindrops linger on the crown of my headI spent my last moments listening to the dead“Take a dive,” they saidIt won’t hurt at allThey pullAnd TugAt my will for lifeIt’s the anthesis of strifeStifle my wordsWith hymns from the graveTuck awayMy nameTheir soul has lost its purposeNow wandering in the abyssThe dead requests companyThey’ll…

La Petit Chocolat Cake Recipe

For someone who often says I don’t like sweets, I have a slight addiction to chocolate. And it’s no secret that there is chocolate in the fridge, pantry, and various rooms of the house. Fear not, they are kept in good conditions to prevent melting. It makes eating chocolate a little bit more fun when…