Eat Dessert First is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you.

Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family.

From My Brain: Impotent Candy Corn Rage

Since I paused blogging many months ago, things have gotten darker. And darker. And darker still. I have raged into the night, wondering why the warmongering of one man can turn the world into somehow an even more unsafe place. I have raged as billionaires take fun jaunts into space while the climate emergency somehow […]

(Still) Taking a Pause

Did I say I would be back in March? I meant May! …May-be. I’ll be back when I can. I appreciate you, three real dear readers, and you twenty some odd bots, ah, well you’re here too.

Taking a Pause

Hi friends! I have found myself excitingly busy this month! As such, I’ll be back in March ish!

Some Up: Jan 3rd-Jan 16th

Article: Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead (AP News) I am so thankful that these hostages were freed. This is another in a long line of anti-Semitic hate crimes and we need to be aware of this rising tide of hatred. The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) is an incredible, robust resource for anyone looking […]


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