In Kitara’s Tea Party, a fox finds a snake blocking the only path through the mountain. All she has is her wits and a picnic basket. How will she make it to her party? Food pairing is lavender snickerdoodle cookies.
This is a story about a special connection made between two strangers on a bus. Food pairing is Grilled Cheese Sandwich.
This poem is special. I wrote this poem when I was 12 years old for my elementary school newspaper “Henderson Puppy Prints”. Food pairing is Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes.
This is a poem about silver linings. Fears unfold as a girl imagines her first day at school. She is alone, terrified and does not fit in, but her creativity and hope is steadfast. Food pairing is Spinach and Bacon Quiche.
Something Amazing is about a girl named Mollie who plants a mysterious seed in her class gardening project. Everyone else’s seedlings bloom into beautiful flowers, but Mollie’s seed just looks like an alien weed. What will the seedling grow up to be? Food pairing is…something amazing. 😉
In Annalise and the Sky, an eight year old albino girl finds a piece of the sky and discovers that it comes from the other side of the world. Follow her on her journey of independence, curiosity and bravery. When Annalise sleeps, the boundaries between her imagination and reality blur, and she is faced with a life-changing decision. Food pairing is Cherry Cobbler.
Ollie and the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie is inspired by my journey to try and find the single undisputed, unanimous perfect cookie recipe that existed only in my imagination. That is until I discovered the secret. Food pairing is my perfect chocolate chip cookie – with dark chocolate and pecans.
This poem was inspired by my appreciation for all the wonderful spaces that life has to offer. I wanted to celebrate the simple things that bring me joy – and scones with tea is one of them. Food pairing with this story is Apricot Coconut Scones.
This poem was inspired by a trip to Portland, Oregon – the land of coffee and chocolate. It describes a rainy evening in the city vs. the countryside and how both experiences turn to the comfort of food at the end of the night. Food pairing with this story is Dark Chocolate Mug Cake.