Last night while making cream cheese frosting, this gem of a quote popped into my head. Gwynnie has a way with words. In this case, however, I agree with her.
“I’d rather smoke crack than eat cheese from a tin” – Gwyneth Paltrow
Words Crush Wednesdays will never be the same again…
This week’s Words Crush Wednesday quote is both literal and figurative and it’s one of my favourites. Its origin is undetermined. Some say it’s a Chinese proverb although a version of it was used in an English novel in the 1800s but one thing that’s undebatable is its message.
When doing a figurative interpretation, its message is that it’s more meaningful and fruitful to teach someone how to do something than doing it for them.
I, however, practise this every day in a more literal sense. Before I learnt how to cook, I excelled at making reservations. However, through being autodidactic and observant of other peoples’ cooking methods, nothing gives me greater joy than feeding those I love.
Mae West… She was a sassy broad. Yes, I know, we’re supposed to be all about moderation and balance; nothing in excess, finding that perfect symmetry between the good and the bad, which is entirely subjective. However, our kitchen renovations are thisclose to being completed. And it’s wonderful. We’ve lived with an 80s melamine monstrosity for more than ten years. We’ve always dreamt about our perfect kitchen and now it’s coming to life. After more than three weeks of renovations, we are almost done. It makes me think of this quote by Mae West, which is this weeks’s Words Crush Wednesday: