I was a ballerina for approximately six months. I took it pretty seriously - always coordinating my tights to my tutu (all of the other four-year-olds stuck to plain leotards). In our production of The Nutracker, I was a sheep, which I'm pretty sure was a made up role for all of the class rejects. After my first time on stage and the subsequent terror that ensued, I realized I wasn't cut out for becoming a prima ballerina, though clearly never got over my love for a petal pink piece paired with a bun.
For the first time since starting Cupcakes and Cashmere back in 2008, I took a vacation. Like a real, legitimate break. I've gone on plenty of trips, but the amount of planning and preparation for posts beforehand (in addition to creating content while away) can be so intense ...read more