Porto's Precision Bakery

It doesn't happen often. But every once in while, someone takes a familiar concept and makes it better.Such was the case in my latest reconnaissance to Porto's Bakery & Cafe in Downey, California....more

Have you ever dreamed of being a Food Network Star?

Ever dreamed of being on the Food Network?  FOOD ENTREPRENEURS here is your chance to hit the big time on the Food Network. A new show is in the works and this could be the chance to have your dream come true!Ever dreamed of being on the Food Network? Click on the link for the details!New Food Network Show looking for Foodies. ...more

Don't read this if you are hungry...

Last week at the BlogHer 10 conference in NYC, 2,400 bloggers/attendees gathered to discuss all things blogging and, of course, to have fun. I was delighted to meet blogger and artist Carol Gillott who creates the lovely blog Paris Breakfasts....more

Making the most of my small town today

I don't know what really drove me to do this, but Anastasia and I (and eventually Liam) had a great day getting to know some local businesses that we haven't been to before....more

Homeowner Fighting to Save House Becomes Entrepreneurial Sensation

A homemaker facing foreclosure on her home is now an entrepreneurial sensation!  Angela Logan originally had a goal to sell 100 apple cakes to friends and family for $40 apiece to help make her mortgage payment and avoid foreclosure on the house she has lived in for twenty years. ...more

Homeowner Fighting to Save House Becomes Entrepreneurial Sensation

A homemaker facing foreclosure on her home is now an entrepreneurial sensation!  Angela Logan originally had a goal to sell 100 apple cakes to friends and family for $40 apiece to help make her mortgage payment and avoid foreclosure on the house she has lived in for twenty years. ...more

Waiting is too hard.

Jack wanted that bag of cookies.  His mom said, “Jack, I told you, we need to eat our breakfast first.”  He wailed and I mean it was loud, using the full extent of his lung power, “Noooooo I don’t wanna wait.  It’s too hard!”  In that small cafe, it doesn’t take much wailing to fill the room. Jack appeared to be four or five years old.  His mother looked at the few of us gathered in the cafe early one morning last week and shrugged apologetically.  ...more