Our 5th Anniversary Mardi Gras Block Party was a wild success, thanks to our donors, sponsors, customers, friends, and supporters! It was the loveliest evening, full of bright and shining souls and smiling faces- and we raised $1,179 for Pawnstorm- Hall Fletcher...I will be signing copies of Cake Ladies at the Cook’s Warehouse Midtown Atlanta Location on Sunday, August 5th from 2-4 pm. Hope to see you there! (ps: there will be cake)Piece of Cake by Kathryn Stripling Byer (written for Poet Laureate installation, 2005, at the state capitol) When the young woman calling from Charlotte to interview me for her radio program asked, “What is a Laureate, anyway?” I heard my voice hem and haw...Click on the link to see the first of three recipes I shared on Carolina Kitchen on our local news station, WLOS: Asheville, NC :: Newsroom – Carolina Kitchen – Pineapple Upside Down Cakes.Brooklyn New York! -We made cakes in Lee and Gerrit’s Bed-Stuy apartment -We had a book signing at The Brooklyn Kitchen -We had a dinner party with TWO PAELLAS! Two! -We rode the Staten Island Ferry. This was Jasper’s favorite part. I am so incredibly...So, we headed north for Thanksgiving and book tour. Highlights included: -Visiting wonderful friends -Thanksgiving dinner with Clan Macfarlane -Book signing at Global Libations, hosted by Go Indie!