There is so much growth and change that happens in a year, especially for a business. All the excitement, anticipation, creativity, and inspiration going right up against the struggles, challenges, doubts, and frustrations, mixed together like a cake batter with lumps. Which is why reflection is so important. Looking at things in hindsight so you can be better and wiser. So in my first year of business running Dessert by Deb, in no particular order, here are my 5 defining moments:
When I talk about the last 10 years of my life, I often joke that I'm like a cat with 9 lives because I feel as though I've lived 7 different lifetimes within these 10 years. Year after year, my life has transformed in ways I could never imagine. Ways that have broke me, changed me, healed me, and ultimately, made me a better person. A deeper, fuller person with a lot of battle scars but also with a lot of gratitude, purpose, passion, and love. And if you can believe it, tea has been central in every aspect of my transformation and healing and I made this startling discovery about my life early this year.
Afternoon tea is one of the funnest, most enjoyable ways to spend an afternoon and bringing the beloved pastime into the comforts of your home doesn't have to be overly complex or even expensive. And I show you how in this blog post! Here are 5 ways to enjoy afternoon tea at home while keeping it easy-peasy.
For the past nearly 9 years, I have held the very limiting belief that I could never go back to school. And yet here I am, enrolled and ready to begin my 3rd week of online business school at Marie Forleo's highly acclaimed B-School - and loving every minute of it. How the heck did I end up here?!