About Me

I could tell you that my name is Jacquie and I’m reaching my mid-twenties.

I could tell you that I just graduated from American University with a degree in Public Communication and Business Administration and am about to move to NYC.

I could also tell you that I have the biggest sweet tooth and one day would love to open my own old school soda fountain-like place with miniature desserts, cookies and homemade ice cream…

…that is after I travel around the country and world writing about all the desserts I eat from various cultures… yum!

But while that sums me up, I thought we could make this more fun so let’s play a game, shall we?

I believe that when you can’t find a good answer to “why not?” you should just do it.

I believe that chocolate can cure all.

I [also] believe that hot yoga is the perfect balance to that chocolate.

I believe [or rather, I know] that when I’m stressed, you’ll find me in the kitchen baking cookies for there’s something comforting knowing that a recipe you created will always turn out correctly.

I believe that a piece of my heart will always be in Paris. I’ve been there 3 times with the last time being a whole summer. I miss it tremendously and can’t wait to go back.

…and on that note, I believe that traveling is the best way to explore life and eating is the best way to explore cultures in a way that only the natives can show you.

I believe that even if something doesn’t work, you can learn great things from the experience and the people in it. I went to the Culinary Institute of America for 7 months, did half of their Baking and Pastry program and worked at Gramercy Tavern for a month as an internship. I had to stop the program for medical reasons, but I’m still great friends with many people I met during that time.

I believe that being beautiful is all about the confidence you have and the respect you give yourself.

I believe in laughing until it hurts.

I believe in dancing around in your underwear and singing at the top of your lungs.

and lastly, for now, I believe that life is all about the sweetest little things

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Julie @ Wearing Mascara June 3, 2010 at 11:42 am

Now I want dessert :-) Great “about” section! Can’t wait to follow this blog along.

Aurora June 24, 2010 at 9:07 pm

Love the new blog! The layout is beautiful, the name is perfection. I can’t wait to follow it :-)

GirlonRaw July 2, 2010 at 1:17 am

Oh you are in DC? I was there in February (I am Aussie but based in Saudi Arabia and I venture to different parts of the world with my job). I loved your city when I was there!

Suzy September 14, 2010 at 8:10 pm

I believe in YOU!

Mara October 14, 2010 at 6:44 pm

You rock! :)

And I love Paris too!

Yes, laughing is really important. Love that as well. :)

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