Category Archives: Musings

My Frugalista Life

So, it’s 747pm on a Saturday night. I’m at home thinking about all of the tasks on my long list of things to do. And, then, I pause and think, “I want to read right now”. Way to go getting … Continue reading

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Would You Shop on Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is one week away. And, apparently, it is the latest holiday to get cut short by major retailers who are instituting new extremes like opening stores on Thanksgiving day to encourage more consumers to take advantage of Black Friday … Continue reading

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The Frustrated Blogger

Lexyne’s note: This post began as my attempt to get over a short period of writer’s block, hence the title. As I continued to write, however, it morphed into a brief comment on the current state of affairs surrounding the … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track

Hello, everyone. My name is Lexyne and I am a start addict. What is a start addict? Well, for me, it goes a little like this: I start something. And then I start something else. And then I start another … Continue reading

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Get Moving

Today I ran 3.25 miles. You read that right: miles. Now, for those of you who exercise frequently, 3.25 miles may not seem so daunting. However, for me, it was definitely a milestone. You see, way back in high school … Continue reading

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Little Steps

I have learned from my journey in bringing Savor Baking Company to life that it is necessary to take little steps. I mentioned in a previous post that I had a drastic career shift last year. I will not rehash … Continue reading

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Getting Older or Getting Better?

I celebrated a birthday earlier this month: number 32. I was grateful to my husband who cooked a nice dinner for me; and, I responded to all of my well-wishes from friends and family. Additionally, the temperatures were warm and … Continue reading

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New Year, New Savor

So, 2011 did not start off in the best way for me. The one bright spot of it is that my husband took me out to dinner and surprised me with a bouquet of roses and champagne when we returned … Continue reading

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A Meeting of Minds

I had an interesting and enlightening conversation last week with a wise woman and fellow Spelman alumna, Erin Goseer Mitchell. I went to Erin’s home to deliver a caramel cake, but the event turned into something more than a business … Continue reading

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Why I Do This

I just finished reading a blog post by Gail Dosik, the owner and founder of One Tough Cookie in New York City. The post, written in reaction to another article by well-known pastry chef, Jenny McCoy, was about pre-made versus scratch … Continue reading

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