Inspiration vs. Comparison
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  • Inspiration vs. Comparison

    • Anna Weisend
    • 12 Jun 2019

      There is an amazing plethora of beautiful sugar art out there.  There are so many talented artists, just look at Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  It can be such a feast for the eyes. Or if you aren’t careful, it can start making you feel inadequate. Have you ever felt that way? Recently, science has shown that social media can have a negative effect on your mental health.  You can see all the fabulous things people are doing, and wrongfully assume that they’ve got it all together and you don’t.  You see them at their best but not at their...

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    Play With Your Food- The Benefits of Tinkering
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  • Play With Your Food- The Benefits of Tinkering

    • Anna Weisend
    • 08 May 2019

    When was the last time you just played? Research has already shown that tinkering aids a child's education by offering benefits such as hands-on learning, skill development,  critical thinking skills, team development, learning how to fail, and that there are endless possibilities.  Research has also shown that life long learning is profitable for adults.  It offers a better chance at career success,  helps maintain brain health,  it can help stay current and connected, it can help stave off depression and increase happiness,  and it can be a source of fulfillment.  So, if tinkering is good for education and lifelong education...

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    Sugar Pro or Hobby?
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  • Sugar Pro or Hobby?

    • Anna Weisend
    • 10 Apr 2019

    Cakes, cookies, candy… OH MY! Sugar work is fascinating.  It is a great creative outlet and a fabulous way to make new friends.  After all, most people are not going to turn away a tasty treat. Many people in this business were drawn in from other areas of life.  There are artists, engineers, accountants, IT people, and even lawyers (a shocking amount of lawyers- what is up with that?). They start playing around in the kitchen and BOOM! they are sucked in by the deliciousness of it all and leave their professions to follow their passion. While all that sounds...

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    Sweet Inspiration!  Where Does It Come From?
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  • Sweet Inspiration! Where Does It Come From?

    • Anna Weisend
    • 12 Dec 2018
    Read what the sugar artists are saying about inspiration! Continue Reading